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Revelation, 27–28 December 1832 [D&C 88:1–126]

thing and establish, an house, even an house of prayer an house of fasting, an house of faith, an house of Learning, an house of glory, an house of order an house of God

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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, that your incomings may be in the name of the Lord, and your outgoing may be in the name of the Lord, that all your salutations, may be in the name of the Lord, with uplifted hands, unto the most high, therefore ceace from all your light speaches, from all laughter from all your lustful desires, from all your pride and lightmindness, and from all your wicked doings, appoint among yourselves, a teacher, and and lit let not all be spokesmen at once, but let one speak at a time, and lit let all listen, unto his sayings that when all have spoken, that all may be edified, of all, and that evry man, may have an equal privelege, see that ye love one another67

See John 13:34.  


ceace to be covetous, learn to impart, one to another as the gospel requires, ceace to be Idle, cease to be unclean, ceace to find fault, one with another ceace to sleep, any longer then is needful, retire to thy bed early that ye may not be weary, arise early, that your bodies, and your minds may be invigorated, and above all things, clothe yourselves, with the bonds of charity, as with a mantle, which is the bonds of perfectness and peace,68

See Colossians 3:14.  


prey always, that you may not faint69

See Luke 18:1; Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., 121 [2 Nephi 32:9]; and Revelation, 25 Jan. 1832–A [D&C 75:11].  


until I come, behold, and lo, I will come quickly and receive you unto myself70

See John 14:3.  


Amen;——
Given by Joseph the seer

The Book of Mormon identified a seer as a “revelator, and a prophet also,” specifying, however, that a seer was “greater than a prophet.” A seer could “know of things which has past, and also of things which is to come.” The work of a seer included translation...

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and writen by F.G. William Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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assistant scribe and counceller to sd. Joseph—— [p. 46]
[thing] and establish, an house, even an house of prayer  and house of fasting, an house of faith, an house  of Learning, an house of glory, an house of order  an house of God

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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, that your incomings may be  in the name of the Lord, and your outgoing  may be in the name of the Lord, that all your  salutations, may be in the name of the Lord,  with uplifted hands, unto the most high, therefore  ceace from all your light speaches, from all laughter  from all your lustful des[i]res, from all your pride  and lightmindness, and from all your wicked  doings, appoint among yourselves, a teacher, and  and lit [let] not all be spokesmen at once, but let  one speak at a time, and lit [let] all listen, unto his  sayings that when all have spoken, that all may  be edified, of all, and that evry man, may have  an equal privelege, see that ye love one another67

See John 13:34.  


 ceace to be covetous, learn to impart, one to  another as the gospel requires, ceace to be Idle, cease  to be unclean, ceace <to> find fault, one with another  ceace to sleep, any longer then is needful, retire to  thy bed early that ye may not be weary, arise  early, that your bodies, and your minds may  be invigorated, and above all things, clothe  yourselves, with the bonds of charity, as with a  mantle, which is <the> bonds of perfectness and peace,68

See Colossians 3:14.  


 prey always, that you may not faint69

See Luke 18:1; Book of Mormon, 1830 ed., 121 [2 Nephi 32:9]; and Revelation, 25 Jan. 1832–A [D&C 75:11].  


until I  come, behold, and lo, I will come quickly and  receive you unto myself70

See John 14:3.  


Amen;——
Given by Joseph the seer

The Book of Mormon identified a seer as a “revelator, and a prophet also,” specifying, however, that a seer was “greater than a prophet.” A seer could “know of things which has past, and also of things which is to come.” The work of a seer included translation...

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and writen by F.G. William [Frederick G. Williams]

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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 assistan[t] scribe and counceller to sd. Joseph—— [p. 46]
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Revelation, [Kirtland Township

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], 27–[28] Dec. 1832. Featured version copied [between 22 Jan. and ca. 27 Feb. 1833] in Revelation Book 2, pp. 33–46; handwriting of Frederick G. Williams

28 Oct. 1787–10 Oct. 1842. Ship’s pilot, teacher, physician, justice of the peace. Born at Suffield, Hartford Co., Connecticut. Son of William Wheeler Williams and Ruth Granger. Moved to Newburg, Cuyahoga Co., Ohio, 1799. Practiced Thomsonian botanical system...

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and JS; CHL. Includes redactions.

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