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Revelation, circa Summer 1829 [D&C 19]

32 And of tenets thou shalt not talk, but thou shalt declare repentance and faith on the Savior and remission of sins by baptism

An ordinance in which an individual is immersed in water for the remission of sins. The Book of Mormon explained that those with necessary authority were to baptize individuals who had repented of their sins. Baptized individuals also received the gift of...

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and by fire; yea, even the Holy Ghost.
33 Behold this is a great and the last commandment

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which I shall give unto you:
34 For this shall suffice for thy daily walk even unto the end of thy life.
35 And misery thou shalt receive, if thou wilt slight these counsels; Yea, even destruction of thyself and property.
36 Impart a portion of thy property; Yea, even a part of thy lands and all save the support of thy family.
37 Pay the printer’s debt.
38 Release thyself from bondage.
39 Leave thy house and home, except when thou shalt desire to see them.
40 And speak freely to all: Yea, preach, exhort, declare the truth, even with a loud voice; with a sound of rejoicing, crying hosanna! hosanna!

A Hebrew cry to God for help also used in the New Testament to give acclaim. An exultant, formulaic “Hosanna Shout,” uttered in unison by all present, occurred several times in the House of the Lord in Kirtland, Ohio, both in meetings leading up to and during...

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blessed be the name of the Lord God.
41 Pray always and I will pour out my Spirit upon you, and great shall be your blessing:
42 Yea, even more than if you should obtain treasures of earth, and corruptibleness to the extent thereof.
43 Behold, canst thou read this without rejoicing, and lifting up thy heart for gladness; or canst thou run about longer as a blind guide; or canst thou be humble and meek and conduct thyself wisely before me:
44 Yea, come unto me thy Savior. Amen. [p. 42]
32 And of tenets thou shalt not talk, but thou  shalt declare repentance and faith on the Savior and  remission of sins by baptism

An ordinance in which an individual is immersed in water for the remission of sins. The Book of Mormon explained that those with necessary authority were to baptize individuals who had repented of their sins. Baptized individuals also received the gift of...

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and by fire; yea, even  the Holy Ghost.12

See Luke 3:16.  


33 Behold this is a great and the last command ment

Generally, a divine mandate that church members were expected to obey; more specifically, a text dictated by JS in the first-person voice of Deity that served to communicate knowledge and instruction to JS and his followers. Occasionally, other inspired texts...

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which I shall give unto you:
34 For this shall suffice for thy daily walk even  unto the end of thy life.
35 And misery thou shalt receive, if thou wilt  slight these counsels; Yea, even destruction of thy self and property.
36 Impart a portion of thy property; Yea, even a  part of thy lands and all save the support of thy  family.
37 Pay the printer’s debt.
38 Release thyself from bondage.
39 Leave thy house and home, except when thou  shalt desire to see them.
40 And speak freely to all: Yea, preach, exhort,  declare the truth, even with a loud voice; with a  sound of rejoicing, crying hosanna! hosanna!

A Hebrew cry to God for help also used in the New Testament to give acclaim. An exultant, formulaic “Hosanna Shout,” uttered in unison by all present, occurred several times in the House of the Lord in Kirtland, Ohio, both in meetings leading up to and during...

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bles sed be the name of the Lord God.
41 Pray always and I will pour out my Spirit upon  you, and great shall be your blessing:
42 Yea, even more than if you should obtain treas ures of earth, and corruptibleness to the extent  thereof.
43 Behold, canst thou read this without rejoicing,  and lifting up thy heart for gladness; or canst thou  run about longer as a blind guide;13

See Matthew 23:16.  


or canst thou be  humble and meek and conduct thyself wisely before  me:
44 Yea, come unto me thy Savior. Amen. [p. 42]
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Revelation, Manchester Township

Settled 1793. Formed as Burt Township when divided from Farmington Township, 31 Mar. 1821. Name changed to Manchester, 16 Apr. 1822. Included village of Manchester. Population in 1825 about 2,700. Population in 1830 about 2,800. JS reported first vision of...

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, Ontario Co., NY, to Martin Harris

18 May 1783–10 July 1875. Farmer. Born at Easton, Albany Co., New York. Son of Nathan Harris and Rhoda Lapham. Moved with parents to area of Swift’s landing (later in Palmyra), Ontario Co., New York, 1793. Married first his first cousin Lucy Harris, 27 Mar...

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, [ca. summer 1829, though possibly Mar. 1830]. Featured version, titled “Chapter XVI,” typeset [ca. early 1833] for Book of Commandments, 39–42. 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 revelation [ca. Mar. 1831] into Revelation Book 1, but the pages on which the first part of the revelation was copied were removed at some point from that volume and are no longer extant.1

See Revelation Book 1, pp. 27–28, [207].  


The version found in the Book of Commandments and featured below is the earliest complete, extant version. For more information, see the source note for the Book of Commandments.

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