little children are redeemed from the foundation of the world, through mine Only begot ten: Wherefore they cannot sin, for
power is not given unto Satan to tempt little children, untill they begin to become accountable before me; for it is given unto them even as I will, according to mine own pleasure, that great things may be required at the hand of their fathers.
14 And again I say unto you, that whoso having knowledge, have I not to repent, and he that hath no understanding, it remaineth in me to do according as it is written. And now I declare no more unto you at this time. Amen.
At length, our assembled; the subject of the stone above mentioned, was discussed, and after considerable investigation, , as well as the whole who were present, renounced the said stone, and all things connected therewith, much to our mutual satisfaction and happiness. We now partook of the , , and many, and attended to a great variety of business on that and the following day; during which time we had much of the power of God manifested amongst us; the Holy Ghost came upon us, and filled us with joy unspeakable; and peace, and faith, and hope, and charity abounded in our midst. Before we separated we obtained the following,
Revelation to , and given at , New York, September, 1830.
1 Behold I say unto you, , that you have feared man, and not relied on me for strength, as you ought: but your mind has been on the things of the earth more than on the things of me, your Maker, and the ministry whereunto you have been called; and you have not given heed unto my Spirit, and to those who were set over you, but you have been persuaded by those whom I have not commanded: wherefore you are left to enquire for yourself at my hand, and ponder upon the things which you have received. And your home shall be at ’s house, un till I give unto you further
commandments. And you shall attend to the minis try in the Church, and before the world, and in the regions round about. Amen.
2 Behold I say unto you, , that you shall take your journey with your brother , for the time has come, that it is expedient in me, that you shall open your mouth to declare my gospel: therefore, fear not but give heed unto the words and advice of your brother, which he shall give you.— And be you afflicted in <all> his afflictions, ever lifting up your heart unto me in prayer, and faith for his and your deliverance: for I have given unto him
power, to build up my church among the : and none have I appointed to be his coun sellor, over him, in the church, concerning church matters, except it is his [p. 58]