Revelation to , given June, 1831.
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord, even Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, even he who was crucified for the sins of the world Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, my servant , you shall stand fast in the office wherewith I have appointed you: and if your brethren desire to escape their enemies let them repent of all their sins; and become truly humble before me, and contrite: and as the covenant which they made unto me, has been broken, even so it
has become void and of none effect; and wo to him by whom this offence cometh, for it had better for him that he had been drowned in the depth of the sea; but bles sed are they who have kept the covenant, and observed the , for they shall obtain mercy.
2. Wherefore, go to now, and flee the land, lest your enemies come upon you; And take your journey, and appoint whom you will to be your leader, and to pay moneys for you. And thus you shall take your journey into the regions westward, unto the land of , unto the borders of the — and after you have done journeying, behold I say unto you, seek ye a living like unto men, until I prepare a place for you.
3. And again, be patient, in tribulation until I come; and behold I came quickly, and my reward is with me, and they who have sought me early, shall find rest to their souls: even so: Amen.
. (Mo.) May 7. 1831.
Our dearly beloved Brethren, I have nothing particular to write as concerning the Lamanites; and because of a short journey which I have just returned from; in consequence of which I have not written to you, since the 16th of last [p. 122]