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Revelation, 16 and 17 December 1833 [D&C 101]

it shall come to pass mine indignation  is soon to be poured without measure upon  all nations and this will I do when the  cup of their eniquity is full and in  that day all who are found upon the  watch tower or in other words all mine  Israel shall be saved and they that have  been scattered shall be gathered and all  they who have mourned shall be comforted  and all they who have given their lives  for my name shall be crowned  Therefore let your hearts be comforted  concerning Zion for all flesh is in  mine hands be still and know that  that I am God Zion shall not be moved  out of her place notwithstanding her  children are scattered they that remain  and are pure in heart shall return  and come to their inheritances they and  their children with songs of everlasting  joy to build up the waste places of Zion  and all these things that the prophets might  might be fulfilled and behold there [is]  none other place appointed than that  which I have appointed neither shall there  be any other place appointd that [than] that  which I have appointed for the work  of the gathering of my saints until the  day cometh when there is found no  more room for them and they shall  be called stakes for the curtains of Zion  or strength of Zion
Behold it is my will that all  they who call on my name and [p. 74]
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This revelation, dictated in the aftermath of the violent expulsion of church members from Jackson County, Missouri, provided direction on a variety of questions and concerns raised by those events. Along with explaining the cause of the displacement, it discussed the future of Zion and counseled the Missouri church not to sell Jackson County lands but to petition the government for redress.
Frederick G. Williams recorded this text in Revelation Book 2, without a preface or conclusion. John Whitmer entered the text into Revelation Book 1. A broadside, printed no later than 19 January 1834, also included the revelation. The Painesville (Ohio) Telegraph published a version as “A Scrap of Mormonism” in the 24 January 1834 edition. The 1835 Doctrine and Covenants includes this revelation with a date of December 1833.

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