Revelation, September 1830–E [D&C 30:9–11]

33 Commandment AD 183[0]
A Revelation to John [Whitmer] his call to the Ministery give &c  given at Fayette Seneca County State of New York
Behold I say unto John that thou shalt commence  from this time forth to proclaim my Gospel as with the  voice of a Trump & thy Labour shall be at thy Brother  Philips. [Philip Burroughs’s] & in that region round about yea wheresoever thou  canst be heard until I command thee to go from hence  & thy whole Labour shall be in my Zion with all thy  Soul from henceforth yea thou shalt ever open thy mouth  in my cause not fearing what man can do for I a  with thee even so amen [p. 43]
Either during or near the time of the church’s second conference, three of the Whitmer brothers, David, Peter Jr., and John, received both ministerial assignments and personal counsel. This revelation was specifically addressed to John Whitmer.
John Whitmer recorded a copy of this text in Revelation Book 1, where it is designated “31 Commandment 1830,” sometime between March and June 1831. The 1833 Book of Commandments assigns the date of September 1830. In the 1835 Doctrine and Covenants, Chapter LII, this text is combined with revelations addressed to David and Peter Whitmer Jr. and again dated September 1830.