Revelation, 1 August 1831 [D&C 58]

61 Commandment August 1st. 1831
A Revelation given to the Elders who were assembeled in on  the land of Zion Directions what to do &c &c &c
Hearken oh ye Elders of my Church & give ear to my word & learn of  me what I will concerning you & also concerning this land unto which I  have sent you for verily I say unto you blessed is he that keepeth my  commandments whether in life or in death & he that is faithfull in  tribulation the reward of the same is greater in the kingdom of  heaven ye cannot behold with your natural eyes for the present  time the design of your God concerning those things which shall come  hereafter & the glory which shall follow after much tribulation for  after much tribulation cometh the blessings Wherefore the day cometh  that ye shall be crowned with much glory the hour is not yet but  is nigh at hand remember this which I tell you before that you [p. 94]
Revelation, Jackson County, MO, 1 Aug. 1831; handwriting of John Whitmer; in Revelation Book 1, pp. 94–98; CHL.