Revelation given through Joseph Smith the Prophet to his brother Hyrum Smith, at Harmony, Pennsylvania, May 1829. This revelation was received through the Urim and Thummim in answer to Joseph’s supplication and inquiry. Joseph Smith’s history suggests that this revelation was received after the restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood.
1–6, Laborers in the vineyard will gain salvation; 7–14, Seek wisdom, cry repentance, trust in the Spirit; 15–22, Keep the commandments, and study the Lord’s word; 23–27, Deny not the spirit of revelation and of prophecy; 28–30, Those who receive Christ become the sons of God.
1 aA great and marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men.
3 Behold, the field is awhite already to harvest; therefore, whoso desireth to reap let him thrust in his sickle with his bmight, and reap while the day lasts, that he may ctreasure up for his soul deverlasting salvation in the kingdom of God.
5 Therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will aknock it shall be opened unto you.
6 Now, as you have asked, behold, I say unto you, keep my commandments, and seek to bring forth and establish the cause of aZion.
8 Verily, verily, I say unto you, even as you desire of me so it shall be done unto you; and, if you desire, you shall be the means of doing much good in this generation.
14 And then shall ye know, or by this shall you know, all things whatsoever you desire of me, which are pertaining unto things of arighteousness, in faith believing in me that you shall receive.
17 And then, behold, according to your desires, yea, even according to your afaith shall it be done unto you.
18 Keep my commandments; hold your peace; appeal unto my Spirit;
21 Seek not to adeclare my word, but first seek to bobtain my cword, and then shall your tongue be loosed; then, if you desire, you shall have my dSpirit and my word, yea, the power of God unto the econvincing of men.
22 But now hold your apeace; study bmy word which hath gone forth among the children of men, and also cstudy my word which shall come forth among the children of men, or that which is dnow translating, yea, until you have obtained all which I shall egrant unto the children of men in this generation, and then shall all things be added thereto.
27 Behold, I speak unto aall who have good desires, and have thrust in their sickle to reap.
29 I am the same who came unto mine own and mine own areceived me not;