Mar. 1838. Soon after the arrival of the Prophet in Far West, Missouri, Elias Higbee and other Church members inquired about particular passages of scripture from the book of Isaiah.
Apr. 17, 1838. David W. Patten was counseled to prepare for his mission with other members of the Twelve.
Apr. 26, 1838. This revelation given at Far West made known the will of God concerning the building up of that place, the construction of a temple there, and the full name of the Church.
July 8, 1838. William Marks and Newel K. Whitney had not left Kirtland. Oliver Granger was dispatched with this revelation to instruct them what to do.
July 8, 1838. This revelation was given through the Prophet Joseph at Far West, Missouri, in response to the supplication, "Show us thy will, O Lord, concerning the Twelve" (see History of the Church, 3:46).
July 8, 1838. The financial troubles of the Church, its leaders, and the failure of the Saints to keep the law of consecration led to this revelation and the extension of the law of tithing to all members of the Church.
July 8, 1838. The brethren wished to know how to dispense the properties given through tithing.