Revelation given through Joseph Smith the Prophet, at Harmony, Pennsylvania, July 1830 (see the heading to section 24). This revelation manifests the will of the Lord to Emma Smith, the Prophet’s wife.
1 Hearken unto the voice of the Lord your God, while I speak unto you, Emma Smith, my daughter; for verily I say unto you, all those who my gospel are sons and daughters in my .
2 A revelation I give unto you concerning my will; and if thou art faithful and in the paths of before me, I will preserve thy life, and thou shalt receive an in Zion.
3 Behold, thy are forgiven thee, and thou art an , whom I have .
4 not because of the which thou hast not seen, for they are from thee and from the world, which is wisdom in me in a time to come.
5 And the office of thy calling shall be for a unto my servant, Joseph Smith, Jun., thy , in his , with consoling words, in the spirit of .
6 And thou shalt go with him at the time of his going, and be unto him for a scribe, while there is no one to be a scribe for him, that I may send my servant, Oliver Cowdery, whithersoever I will.
7 And thou shalt be under his hand to expound scriptures, and to exhort the church, according as it shall be given thee by my .
8 For he shall lay his upon thee, and thou shalt receive the Holy Ghost, and thy time shall be given to writing, and to learning much.
9 And thou needest not fear, for thy shall support thee in the church; for unto them is his , that all things might be unto them, whatsoever I will, according to their faith.
10 And verily I say unto thee that thou shalt lay aside the of this , and for the things of a .
11 And it shall be given thee, also, to make a selection of , as it shall be given thee, which is pleasing unto me, to be had in my church.
12 For my soul in the of the ; yea, the of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads.
13 Wherefore, thy heart and , and cleave unto the covenants which thou hast made.
14 Continue in the spirit of meekness, and beware of . Let thy soul delight in thy , and the which shall come upon him.
15 Keep my commandments continually, and a of thou shalt receive. And except thou do this, where I am you come.
16 And verily, verily, I say unto you, that this is my unto all. Amen.