1838 July 8 Revelation at Far West (Copy)


1838 July 8 Revelation at Far West (Copy)


A copy of a revelation given at Far West, "Let a Conference Be Held Immediately," which was written in a journal belonging to Brigham Young dated 1837-1845.

The revelation concerns the organization of the Twelve.




1838 July 8




Far West, MO

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Church Organization
Quorum of the Twelve

1838 July 8 • Sunday

Revelation given July 8th 1838 at Far West Caldwell Co Mo 

Shew unto us Thy will O Lord concerning the Twelve. - Ans= Verily thus saith the Lord let a conference be held immediately let the Twelve be organized and let men be appointed to supply the place of those who are fallen let my servant Thomas remain for a little season in the Land of Zion to publish my word let the remainder continue to prech from that hour and if they will do this in all lowliness of but in meekness and pureness and long suffering. I the Lord God give unto him a promise that I will provide for their families and an effectual door shall be opened for them from lies henceforth and next spring let them depart to go over the great waters and there promulge my gospel the fulness thereof and to bear record of my name let them take leave of my saints in the City Far West on the 26th day of April next on the building spot of my house saith the Lord let my servant John Taylor and also my servant John E. Page and also  my servant Wilford Woodruff and also my servant Willard Richards be appointed to fill the places of those who have fallen and be officially notified of their appointment

[Revelation not written in BY hand]