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Revelation, 9 May 1831 [D&C 50]

52nd Commandment May 9th. 1831
A Revelation to the Elders

A male leader in the church generally; an ecclesiastical and priesthood office or one holding that office; a proselytizing missionary. The Book of Mormon explained that elders ordained priests and teachers and administered “the flesh and blood of Christ unto...

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of this Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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given at 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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geauga Ohio in consequence of their not being perfectly acquainted with the different opperations of the Spirits which are abroad in the Earth & thus saith the Lord unto them as follows
Hearken o ye Elders of my Church & give ear to the voice of the living God & attend to the words of wisdom which shall be given unto you according as ye have asked & are agreed as touching the Church & the spirits which have gone abroad in the Earth Behold verily I say unto you that there are many spirits which are false spirits which have gone forth in the Earth deceiving the world & also Satan hath sought to deceive you that he might overthrow you Behold I the Lord have looked upon you & have seen abominations in the Church which profess my name but blessed are they who are faithfull & endure whether in life or in death for they shall inherit eternal life but wo be unto them that are deceivers & hypocrites for thus saith the Lord I will bring them to Judgement behold verily I say unto you there are hypocrites among you & have deceived some which have given the adversary power but behold such shall be reclaimed but the hypocrites shall be detected & shall be cut off either in life or in death even as I will & wo is them that is cut off from my Church for the same is overcome of the world wherefore let every man be aware lest he do that which is not in truth & righteousness before me & now come saith the Lord by the spirit by the Elders of his Church & let us reason together that ye may understand [p. 82]
52nd Commandment May 9th. 1831
A Revelation to the Elders

A male leader in the church generally; an ecclesiastical and priesthood office or one holding that office; a proselytizing missionary. The Book of Mormon explained that elders ordained priests and teachers and administered “the flesh and blood of Christ unto...

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of this Church

The Book of Mormon related that when Christ set up his church in the Americas, “they which were baptized in the name of Jesus, were called the church of Christ.” The first name used to denote the church JS organized on 6 April 1830 was “the Church of Christ...

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given  at 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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geauga Ohio in consequence of their  not being perfectly acquainted with the different  opperations of the Spirits which are abroad in the Earth  & thus saith the Lord unto them as follows
Hearken o ye Elders of my Church & give ear to the voice of  the living God & attend to the words of wisdom which shall be  given unto you according as ye have asked & are agreed as touch ing the Church & the spirits which have gone abroad in the  Earth Behold verily I say unto you that there are many spirits  which are false spirits which have gone forth in the Earth  deceiving the world & also Satan hath sought to deceive you that  he might overthrow you Behold I the Lord have looked upon you  & have seen abominations in the Church which profess my name  but blessed are they who are faithfull & endure whether in life  or in death for they shall inherit eternal life but wo be  unto them that are deceivers & hypocrites for thus saith the  Lord I will bring them to Judgement behold verily I say unto  you there are hypocrites among you & have deceived some which  have given the adve[r]sary power but behold such shall be recla imed but the hypocrites shall be detected & shall be cut off  either in life or in death even as I will & wo is them that is  cut off from my Church for the same is overcome of the  world wherefore let every man be aware lest he do that  which is not in truth & righteousness before me & now  come saith the Lord by the spirit by the Elders of his  Church & let us reason together that ye may understand [p. 82]
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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, 9 May 1831; ; in Revelation Book 1, pp. 82–85; 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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