Revelation received November 15, 1982
At Cardston, Alberta, Canada
My son, for ye are indeed My son, for ye were ordained before you were born to be a prophet unto this people, not a prophet only but an Elias, yea even a forerunner to be as a warning voice to call the nations to repentance before the calamities come.
For they will surely come and none shall forstay My hand in bringing about the judgments that are about to fall upon the wicked, yea even by the sword, and by famine and by pestilence, even greater than that which befell the ancient Egyptians who heeded not My word nor My warnings.
And ye have had few that followed after thee, and those that have are burdened with the cares of the world.
Unto My servant Joseph Smith, I did give the name Gazelam, for he did truly translate the Book of Mormon from the plates My servant Moroni did give unto him.
And again I did call him Baurak El, for he is truly My mouthpiece for this generation, even the dispensation of the fullness of times.
And they have corrupted and have disregarded My word through him, and the people now believe a lie, for they would rather please the world than live My commandments, and they shall receive their reward.
After ye have sent out all that ye can of the pamphlets, (and ye have seen how few have heeded My voice through thee) ye shall turn unto Mine ancient covenant people and teach unto them the truths that perhaps they will repent and turn from their filthy ways and become unto Me a white and delightsome people, for such are the promises if they but repent.
Nevertheless, ye shall not neglect the members of My church, for many shall yet repent and be numbered among My people, yet they shall be in the minority.
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For they are a stiffnecked people and slow to heed My voice, and because of their being like sheep, are led easily astray by false shepherds who leadeth them into the desert instead of the green pastures of My word.
Even so, Amen.