A Revelation to Emma Smith, given by Joseph Smith Jr. at Harmony, Pennsylvania. Recorded as the twenty-seventh commandment on pages 34-35 of Revelation Book 1. Community of Christ Doctrine and Covenants Section 19, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Section 21 have additional text not found in the older text in the first three verses. This added text was not included here. Changes made for clarity by inspiration for use for the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship are in italics.

  1. [24:1a, 1c/25:1, 3] A Revelation I give unto you, Emma Smith, concerning my will: Behold thy sins are forgiven thee, and thou art an Elect Lady whom I have called.
  2. [24:1d1/25:4a] Murmur not because of the things which thou hast not seen, for they are withheld from thee and the World, which is wisdom in me.
  3. [24:2d2-2a/25:4b-5] ¶ In a time to come, the office of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant, Joseph Smith Jr., thy husband, in his afflictions, with consoling words in the spirit of meekness;
  4. [24:2b/25:6] And thou shalt go with him at the time of his going and be unto him a scribe that I may send Oliver Cowdery whithersoever I will.
  5. [24:2c1/25:7] And thou shalt be ordained under his hand to expound scriptures and exhort the Church, according as it shall be given thee by my Spirit;
  6. [24:2c2/25:8a] For he shall lay his hands upon thee and thou shalt receive the Holy Ghost.
  7. [24:2c3-2d1/25:8b-9a] And thy time shall be given to writing, and to learning, and thou need not fear, for thy husband shall support thee from the Church;
  8. [24:2d2/25:9b] For unto them is his calling, that all things might be revealed unto them whatsoever I will according to their faith.
  9. [24:3a/25:10] ¶ And verily I say unto you that thou shalt lay aside the things of this world and seek for the better things and it shall be given thee.
  10. [24:3b1/25:11] It is also given to thee to make a selection of Sacred Hymns, as it shall be given thee which is pleasing unto me to be had in my Church,
  11. [24:3b2-3c1/25:12] For my Soul delighteth in the song of the heart, yea the song of the righteous is a prayer unto me, and it shall be answered with a blessing upon their heads.
  12. [24:3c2/25:13] Wherefore lift up thy heart and rejoice, and cleave unto the covenants which thou hast made.
  13. [24:4a/25:14] ¶ Continue in the spirit of meekness and beware of pride; let thy soul delight in thy husband and the glory which shall come upon him;
  14. [24:4b1/25:15a] Keep my commandments continually and a crown of righteousness thou shalt receive;
  15. [24:4b2-4c/25:15b-16] And except thou do this, where I am ye cannot come; and verily I say unto you that this is my voice unto all. Even so; Amen