April, 1829, when employed a
A GREAT and marvelous work is about
to come forth unto the children of men: behold I am God, and give
heed unto my word, which is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged
sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow:—
Therefore give heed unto my words.
2 Behold the field is white already to
harvest, therefore whoso desireth to reap, let him thrust in his
sickle with his might and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure
up for his soul everlas ting salvation in the kingdom of God: Yea,
whoso ever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of
God; therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will knock
it shall be opened unto you.
3 Now as you have
asked, behold I say unto you, keep my
, and seek to bring forth and establish
the cause of : seek not for riches but for wisdom, and behold the
mysteries of God shall be unfolded unto you, and then shall you be made
rich. Behold he that hath eternal life is rich.
4 Verily, verily I say unto you, even
as you desire of me, so shall it be unto you; and, if you desire, you
shall be the means of doing much good in this generation. Say nothing but
repentance unto this generation; keep my commandments and assist to
bring forth my work according to my command ments, and you shall be