Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
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with the least degree of allowance: Nevertheless  he that repenteth and doeth the commandments of  the Lord, shall be forgiven, and he that repenteth  not from him shall be taken even the light which he  hath received, for my Spirit shall not always strive  with man, saith the Lord of hosts.
6 And again, verily I say unto you, O inhabitants  of the earth, for I the Lord am willing to make  these things known unto all flesh, for I am no re specter to persons, and willeth that all men shall  know that the day speedily cometh, the hour is not  yet, but is nigh at hand, when peace shall be taken  from the earth, and the devil shall have power over  his own dominion; and also, the Lord shall have  power over his saints and shall reign in their midst,  and shall come down in judgment upon Idumea, or  the world.
7 Search these commandments, for they are true  and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which  are in them, shall all be fulfilled. What I the Lord  have spoken, I have spoken, and I excuse not my self, and though the heavens and the earth pass  away, my word shall not pass away, but shall all  be fulfilled, whether by mine own voice, or by the  voice of my servants, it is the same: For behold,  and lo, the Lord is God, and the Spirit beareth re cord, and the record is true, and the truth abideth  forever and ever: Amen. [p. 6]
with the least degree of allowance: Nevertheless he that repenteth and doeth the commandments of the Lord, shall be forgiven, and he that repenteth not from him shall be taken even the light which he hath received, for my Spirit shall not always strive with man, saith the Lord of hosts.
6 And again, verily I say unto you, O inhabitants of the earth, for I the Lord am willing to make these things known unto all flesh, for I am no respecter to persons, and willeth that all men shall know that the day speedily cometh, the hour is not yet, but is nigh at hand, when peace shall be taken from the earth, and the devil shall have power over his own dominion; and also, the Lord shall have power over his saints and shall reign in their midst, and shall come down in judgment upon Idumea, or the world.
7 Search these commandments, for they are true and faithful, and the prophecies and promises which are in them, shall all be fulfilled. What I the Lord have spoken, I have spoken, and I excuse not myself, and though the heavens and the earth pass away, my word shall not pass away, but shall all be fulfilled, whether by mine own voice, or by the voice of my servants, it is the same: For behold, and lo, the Lord is God, and the Spirit beareth record, and the record is true, and the truth abideth forever and ever: Amen. [p. 6]
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