Therefore prophesy and it shall be given by the power of the Holy Ghost: and if you are faithful behold I am with you until I come; and verily verily, I say unto you, I
come quickly. I am your Lord and your Redeemer: Even so: Amen.
<A Revela tion to J Smith & Decr 1830>A revelation to Joseph Smith Junr. and given at , N.Y. December 1830.
1. Listen to the voice of the Lord your God, even Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, whose course is one eternal round, the same to day as yesterday and forever. I am Jesus Christ the Son of God, who was crucified for the Sins of the world, even as many as will believe on my name, that they may become the sons of God, even one in me as I am One in the Father, as the Father is one in me, that we may be one.
2. Behold, verily, verily I say unto my servant , I have looked upon thee and thy works. I have heard thy prayers, and pre pared the[e] for a greater work. Thou art blessed for thou shalt do great things. Behold thou wast sent forth even as John and to prepare the way before me, and before Elijah which should come, and thou knew it not. Thou didst with wa ter unto repentance, but they received not the Holy Ghost; but now I give unto you a commandment, that thou
shalt baptize by water, and they shall receive the Holy Ghost, by the , even as the apostles of old.
3. And it shall come to pass that there shall be a great work in the land, even among the ; for their folly and their abominations shall be made manifest, in the eyes of all people: For I am God and mine arm is not shortened, and I will show miracles, signs & won ders, unto all those who believe on my name. And whoso shall ask it in my name, in faith, they shall cast out dev ils; they shall heal the sick; they shall cause the blind to receive their
sight, and the deaf to hear, and the dumb [p. 78]