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Revelation, 24 February 1834 [D&C 103]

spare them if they shall pollute their 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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. Behold I say unto you, that the redemtion of Zion

The name of the spring 1834 military expedition from Kirtland, Ohio, to Clay County, Missouri. It later came to be known as “Zion’s Camp.” This relief expedition, appointed by revelation and led by JS, consisted of about two hundred armed but largely untrained...

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must needs come by power; therefore, I will raise up unto my people a man who shall lead them like as Moses led the children of Israel; for ye are the children of Israel, & of the seed of Abraham; & ye must needs be led out of bondage by power, & with a stretched out arm. And as your Fathers were led at the first even so shall the redemtion of Zion be. Therefore let not your hearts faint; for I say not unto you as I said [p. [11]]
spare them if they shall pollute  their 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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. Behold I say  unto you, that the redemtion  of Zion

The name of the spring 1834 military expedition from Kirtland, Ohio, to Clay County, Missouri. It later came to be known as “Zion’s Camp.” This relief expedition, appointed by revelation and led by JS, consisted of about two hundred armed but largely untrained...

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must needs come by  power; therefore, I will raise up  unto my people a man who  shall lead them like as Moses  led the children of Israel;  for ye are the children of Israel,  & & of the seed of Abraham; &  ye must needs be led out of  bondage by power, & with a  stretched out arm. And as  your Fathers were led at the  first even so shall the redem tion of Zion be. Therefore  let not your hearts be faint;  for I say not unto you as I said [p. [11]]
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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, 24 Feb. 1834;in Book of Commandments Book C, pp. [7–18]; 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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; Revelations Collection, CHL. Includes endorsement.

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