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Letter to Edward Partridge and Others, 10 December 1833

other place should be appointed like unto this therefore I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ, to return thy people unto their homes, & there inheritances

Generally referred to land promised by or received from God for the church and its members. A January 1831 revelation promised church members a land of inheritance. In March and May 1831, JS dictated revelations commanding members “to purchase lands for an...

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, to enjoy the fruit of their Labors; that all the waste places may be built up; that all the enemies of thy people, who will not repent and turn unto thee be distroyed from off the face of that Land; and let an house

The official name for the sacred edifice in Kirtland, Ohio, later known as the Kirtland temple; also the official name for other planned religious structures in Missouri. JS and the Latter-day Saints also referred to the House of the Lord in Kirtland as “...

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be built and established unto thy name, and let all the losses that thy people have sustained be rewarded unto them, even more than fourfold; that the borders of Zion be enlarged forever, and let her be established no more to be thrown down; and let all thy saints when they are scattered as sheep, and are persecuted, flee unto Zion, and be established in the midst of her, and let her be organized according to thy law and let this prayer even be recorded before thy face; give thy holy spirit unto my brethren: unto whom I write: send thy angels to guard them and to deliver them from all evil; and when they turn there faces towards Zion and bow down before thee and pray may their sins never come up before thy face neither have place in the book of thy remembrance and may they depart from all their eniquities. provide food for them as thou doest for the ravens, provide clothing to cover there nakedness, and houses that they may dwell therein give unto them friends in abundance, and let their names be recorded in the Lambs book of Life eternally before thy face Amen finely [finally], brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you all unto his coming and Kingdom, Amen
Joseph Smith J [p. 75]
other place should be appointed like unto this  therefore I ask thee in the name of Jesus Christ,  to return thy people unto their homes, & there inher itances

Generally referred to land promised by or received from God for the church and its members. A January 1831 revelation promised church members a land of inheritance. In March and May 1831, JS dictated revelations commanding members “to purchase lands for an...

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, to enjoy the fruit of their Labors; that all  the waste places may be built up; that all  the enemies of thy people, who will not return  repent and return unto thee be distroyed from  off the face of that Land; and let an house

The official name for the sacred edifice in Kirtland, Ohio, later known as the Kirtland temple; also the official name for other planned religious structures in Missouri. JS and the Latter-day Saints also referred to the House of the Lord in Kirtland as “...

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be built  and established unto thy name, and let all  the losses that thy people have sustained be rewarded  unto them, even more than fourfold; that the bor ders of Zion be enlarged forever, and let her  be established no more to be thrown down;  and let all thy saints when they are scattered  as sheep, and are persecuted, and flee unto  Zion, and be established in the midst  of her, and let her be organized according  to thy law and let this prayer even before be  recorded before thy face; give thy holy spirit  unto my brethren: unto whom I write: send  thy angels to guard them and to deliver them  from all evil; and when they turn there faces  towards Zion and bow down before thee and pray  may their sins never com[e] up before thy face  neithe[r] have place in the book of thy remem brance and may they depart from all their  eniquities. provide bread <food> for them as thou doest  for the ravens, provide clothing to cover there  nakedness, and <houses that they may> cause that they dwell therein  give unto them friends in abundance, and  let their names be recorded in the Lambs  book of Life eternally before thy face Amen  finely [finally], brethren, the grace of our Lord Jesus  Christ be with you all unto his coming and  Kingdom, Amen
Joseph Smith J [p. 75]
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