Visions and Revelations

August 12, 1831

After Brother William W. Phelps saw the destroyer riding on the face of the river in an open vision by daylight, Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 61, a revelation concerning Satan's power over the waters.

August 13, 1831

On the banks of the Missouri River, Joseph Smith had a chance meeting with several elders who were on their way to the land of Zion, and he received Doctrine and Covenants 62, a revelation concerning their journey.

October 29, 1831

Joseph Smith attended a follow-up to the conference held on October 11 and received Doctrine and Covenants 66, a revelation giving conditional blessings to William E. McLellin and calling Samuel H. Smith to preach the gospel.

October 30, 1831

Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 65, a revelation on the Lord’s Prayer, in which the Lord confirmed that the keys of the kingdom of God were established upon the earth so that the kingdom of heaven may come.

November 1, 1831

Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 68, a revelation concerning the true nature of revelation, the powers of the Aaronic Priesthood, and the responsibilities of parents to their children.

About November 2, 1831

Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 67, a revelation containing the Lord's testimony of the truth of the Book of Commandments. This later became known as the Doctrine and Covenants. William E. McLellin tried to write a revelation but was unable to do so


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