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Revelation, 3 November 1831 [D&C 133]

unto the Children of Ephraim my servents & the boundaries of the everlasting hills shall trembl at their presence & these shall thy fall down & be crowned with glory even in Zion

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, designated Missouri as “land of promise” for gathering of Saints and place for “city of Zion,” with Independence area as “center place” of Zion. Latter-day Saint settlements elsewhere, such as in Kirtland, Ohio, became known...

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by the hands of the Servents of the Lord even the children of Ephraim & they shall be filled with songs of everlasting Joy behold this is the blessing of the everlasting God upon the heads of the tribes of Israel & the richer blessing upon the head of Ephraim & his fellows & they also on [of] the tribe of Judah after their pain shall be Sanctified in holiness before the Lord to dwell in his presence day & night forever & ever & now verily saith the Lord that these things might be known among you oh inhabitants of the Earth I have sent forth mine Angel flying through the midst of heaven having the everlasting Gospel who hath appeared unto some & hath committed it unto man who shall appear unto many that dwell on the Earth & this gospel shall be preached unto every Nation & kindred & tongue & People & the Servents of God shall go forth saying with a loud voice fear God & give glory to him for the hour of his Judgement is come & worship him that made Heaven & earth & the Sea & the fountain of waters calling upon the Lord day & night saying oh that thou wouldst rend the heavens that thou wouldest come down that the mountains would flow down at thy presence & it shall be answered upon their heads for the presence of the Lord shall be as the melting fire that burneth & as the fire that causeth the waters to boil oh Lord thou shalt come down to make known thy name to thine advisary & all nations shall trembl at thy presence when thou doeth terabl things things that they look not for yea when thou comest down & the Mountains flow down at thy presence thou shalt meet him that rejoiceth & worketh righteousness who remember thee in thy ways for since the begining of the world have not man heard nor perceived by the Ear neither hath the eye seen O God besides thee how great things thou prepared for him that waiteth for thee & [it] shall be said who is this that cometh [p. 118]
unto the Children of Ephraim my servents & the boundaries  of the everlasting hills shall trembl at their presence & these  shall thy fall down & be crowned with glory even in  Zion

JS revelation, dated 20 July 1831, designated Missouri as “land of promise” for gathering of Saints and place for “city of Zion,” with Independence area as “center place” of Zion. Latter-day Saint settlements elsewhere, such as in Kirtland, Ohio, became known...

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by the hands of the Servents of the Lord even the child ren of Ephraim & they shall be filled with songs of everla sting Joy behold this is the blessing of the everlasting God  upon the heads of the tribes of Israel & the richer blessing  upon the head of Ephraim & his fellows & they also on [of] the  tribe of Judah after their pain shall be Sanctified in  holiness before the Lord to dwell in his presenc[e] day & night  forever & ever & now verily saith the Lord that these things  might be known among you oh inhabitants of the  Earth I have sent forth mine Angel flying throug[h] the  midst of heaven having the everlasting Gospel who hath  appeared unto some & hath committed it unto man who shall  appear unto many that dwell on the Earth & this gospel  shall be preached unto every Nation & kindred & tongue &  People & the Servents of God shall go forth saying with a loud  voice fear God & give glory to him for the hour of his Judgement  is come & worship him that made Heaven & earth & the Sea  & the fountain of waters calling upon the Lord day & night  saying oh that thou wouldst rend the heavens that thou  wouldest come down that the mountains would flow  down at thy presence & it shall be answered upon  their heads for the presence of the Lord shall be as the  melting fire that burneth & as the fire that causeth the  waters to boil oh Lord thou shalt come down to make  known thy name to thine advisary & all nations shall  trembl at thy presence when thou doeth terabl things  things that they look not for yea when thou comest down  & the Mountains flow down at thy presenc[e] thou shalt  meet him that rejoiceth & worketh righteousness who remember  thee in thy ways for sinc[e] the begining of the world have not  man heard nor perceived by the Ear neither hath the eye seen  O God besides thee how great things thou prepared for him that  waiteth for thee & [it] shall be said who is this that cometh [p. 118]
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Revelation, Hiram

Area settled by immigrants from Pennsylvania and New England, ca. 1802. Located in northeastern Ohio about twenty-five miles southeast of Kirtland. Population in 1830 about 500. Population in 1840 about 1,100. JS lived in township at home of John and Alice...

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, OH, 3 Nov. 1831; in Revelation Book 1, pp. 116–121; handwriting of John Whitmer

27 Aug. 1802–11 July 1878. Farmer, stock raiser, newspaper editor. Born in Pennsylvania. Son of Peter Whitmer Sr. and Mary Musselman. Member of German Reformed Church, Fayette, Seneca Co., New York. Baptized by Oliver Cowdery, June 1829, most likely in Seneca...

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