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Revelation, 30 October 1831 [D&C 65]

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69 Revelation Oct. 30th. 1831
Hearken & Lo a voice as one sent down from on high who is mighty & powerfull whose going forth is unto the ends of the Earth yea whose voice is unto men prepare ye the way of the Lord make his paths strait The keys of the kingdom of God

Authority or knowledge of God given to humankind. In the earliest records, the term keys primarily referred to JS’s authority to unlock the “mysteries of the kingdom.” Early revelations declared that both JS and Oliver Cowdery held the keys to bring forth...

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is committed unto man on the Earth & from thence shall the Gospel roll forth unto the ends of the Earth as the stone which is hewn from the Mountain without hands shall roll forth untill it hath filled the whole Earth yea a voice crying prepare ye the way of the Lord prepare ye the supper of the Lamb make ready for the Bridegroom pray unto the Lord call upon his holy name make known his wonderfull works. among the people call upon the Lord that his kingdom may go forth upon the Earth that the inhabitants thereof may received it & be prepared for the days to come in the which the Son of man Shall come down in heaven Clothed in the brightness of his glory to meet the kingdom of God which is set up on the Earth Wherefore may the kingdom of God go forth that the kingdom of heaven may come that thou O God may be glorified in heaven so on Earth that thine enemies may be subdued for thine is the honour power & glory forever & ever Amen [p. 112]
69 Revelation Oct. 30th. 1831
Hearken & Lo a voice as one sent down from on high who is mighty  & powerfull whose going forth is unto the ends of the Earth yea whose voice  is unto men prepare ye the way of the Lord make his paths strait The keys of the kingdom of God

Authority or knowledge of God given to humankind. In the earliest records, the term keys primarily referred to JS’s authority to unlock the “mysteries of the kingdom.” Early revelations declared that both JS and Oliver Cowdery held the keys to bring forth...

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is committed unto man on the Earth & from  thence shall the Gospel roll forth unto the ends of the Earth as the stone  which is hewn from the Mountain without hands shall roll forth  untill it hath filled the whole Earth yea a voice crying prepare ye the  way of the Lord prepare ye the supper of the Lamb make ready for the  Bridegroom pray unto the Lord call upon his holy name make  known his wonderfull works. among the people call upon the Lord  that his kingdom may go forth upon the Earth that the inhabitants  thereof may received it & be prepared for the days to come in the  which the Son of man Shall come down in heaven Clothed in the  brightness of his glory to meet the kingdom of God which is set up on  the Earth Wherefore may the kingdom of God go forth that the kingdom  of heaven may come that thou O God may be glorified in heaven  so on Earth that thine enemies may be subdued for thine is the  kingdom honour power & glory forever & ever Amen [p. 112]
This revelation, later designated a “Revelation on Prayer,” contains part of the Lord’s Prayer and invited the church to pray for the expansion of God’s earthly kingdom in preparation for Christ’s Second Coming and the arrival of the Millennium on earth.  

18 Jan. 1806–14 Mar. 1883. Schoolteacher, physician, publisher. Born at Smith Co., Tennessee. Son of Charles McLellin and Sarah (a Cherokee Indian). Married first Cynthia Ann, 30 July 1829. Wife died, by summer 1831. Baptized into LDS church by Hyrum Smith...

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Sometime in late October or November 1831, 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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copied this text into Revelation Book 1, where it is designated “69 Revelation Oct 30th 1831.” William McLellin

18 Jan. 1806–14 Mar. 1883. Schoolteacher, physician, publisher. Born at Smith Co., Tennessee. Son of Charles McLellin and Sarah (a Cherokee Indian). Married first Cynthia Ann, 30 July 1829. Wife died, by summer 1831. Baptized into LDS church by Hyrum Smith...

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made a copy, probably during the first half of November 1831, indicating that the revelation pertained specifically to Matthew 6:10. 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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recorded a copy in Revelation Book 2 in August 1834, giving the location and date as “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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Portage county Oct 30- 1831.” The 1835 Doctrine and Covenants assigns the date of October 1831 but gives no location.

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