Revelation to , Given at , N,Y, September 1830.
1 Behold I say unto thee, , that it shall be given unto thee, that thou shalt be heard by the church, in all things whatsoever thou shalt teach them by the comforter, concerning the revelations and which I have given.
2 But behold, verily, verily I say unto thee, no one shall be appointed to receive com mandments and revelations in this church, excepting my servant Joseph Smith Jr, for he receiveth them even as Moses; and thou shalt be obedient unto the things which I shall give unto him, even as Aaron, to declare faithfully the commandments and the revelations, with power and authority unto the church. And if thou art led at any time by the comforter to speak or teach, or at all
times by the way of command ment unto the church, thou mayest do it. But thou shalt not write by way of com mandment, but by wisdom: And thou shalt not command him who is at thy head, and at the head of the Church; for I have given him the of the mysteries and the revelations which are , untill I shall appoint unto them another in his stead.
3 And now, behold I say unto you, that you shall go unto the , and preach my gospel unto them; and inasmuch as they receive their <thy> teachings, thou shalt cause my to be established among them, and thou shalt have
revelations but write them not by way of commandment. And now behold I say unto you, that it is not revealed, and no man knoweth where the shall be built, but it shall be given hereafter. Behold I say unto you, that it shall be on the borders by the Lamanites.
4 Thou shalt not leave this place until after conference, and my servant Joseph shall be appointed to preside over the conference by the voice of it, and what he saith to thee, thou shalt tell. And again, thou shalt take thy brother between him and thee alone, and tell him that those things which he hath written from that stone are not of me, and that Satan deceiveth him: for behold these things have not been appointed unto him: neither shall any thing be
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