January 11, 1833

Kirtland, Ohio
In a letter to William W. Phelps containing the text of the revelation in Doctrine and Covenants 88, Joseph Smith talked of the great blessings awaiting the Saints but also prophesied that if they persisted in iniquity they would "feel the Lord's wrath."
History of the Church, Joseph Smith, 1:316
Personal Writings of Joseph Smith, Joseph Smith, pp. 292–93
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