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Revelation, 23 April 1834 [D&C 104]

bring evil upon you. It is wisdom in me, therefore, a commandment I give unto you, that ye shall organize yourselves, & appoint every man his stewardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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, that every man may give an account unto me of the stewardship which is appointed unto him; for it is expedient, that I the Lord, should make every man accountable, as stewards over earthly Blessings, which I have made & prepared for my creatures, I the Lord stretched out the heavens, & builded the earth as a verry handy work, & all things therein are mine, & it is my business to provide for my saints, for all things are mine; but it must needs be done in mine [p. [22]]
bring evil upon you. It is wisdom  in me, therefore, a commandment I  give unto you, that ye shall org anize yourselves, & appoint every  man his stewardship

One who managed property and goods under the law of consecration; also someone given a specific ecclesiastical responsibility. According to the “Laws of the Church of Christ,” members of the church were to make donations to the bishop, who would record the...

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, that every man  may give an account unto me of  the stewardship which is appointed  unto him; for it is exped[i]ent, that  I the Lord, should make every man  accountable, as stewards over earth ly Blessings, which I have made  & prepared for my creatures, I the  Lord stretched out the heavens, &  builded the earth as a verry handy  work, & all things therein are mine,  & it is my business to provide for  my saints, for all things are mine;  but it must needs be done in mine [p. [22]]
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Revelation, Kirtland

Located ten miles south of Lake Erie. Settled by 1811. Organized by 1818. Population in 1830 about 55 Latter-day Saints and 1,000 others; in 1838 about 2,000 Saints and 1,200 others; in 1839 about 100 Saints and 1,500 others. Mormon missionaries visited township...

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, OH, 23 Apr. 1834; handwriting of Orson Pratt

19 Sept. 1811–3 Oct. 1881. Farmer, writer, teacher, merchant, surveyor, editor, publisher. Born at Hartford, Washington Co., New York. Son of Jared Pratt and Charity Dickinson. Moved to New Lebanon, Columbia Co., New York, 1814; to Canaan, Columbia Co., fall...

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; in Book of Commandments Book C, [pp. 19–43]; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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