Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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to your hands by the power of my Spirit: and ye  are to be taught from on high.
16 Sanctify yourselves and ye shall be endowed  with power, that ye may give even as I have spo ken.
17 Hearken ye, for behold the great day of the  Lord is nigh at hand.
18 For the day cometh that the Lord shall utter  his voice out of heaven; the heavens shall shake  and the earth shall tremble, and the trump of God  shall sound both long and loud, and shall say to the  sleeping nations:
19 Ye saints arise and live:
20 Ye sinners stay and sleep until I shall call  again:
21 Wherefore gird up your loins, lest ye be found  among the wicked.
22 Lift up your voices and spare not.
23 Call upon the nations to repent, both old and  young, both bond and free; saying, Prepare your selves for the great day of the Lord:
24 For if I, who am a man, do lift up my voice  and call upon you to repent, and ye hate me, what  will ye say when the day cometh when the thun ders shall utter their voices from the ends of the  earth, speaking in the ears of all that live, saying,  Repent, and prepare for the great day of the Lord;
25 Yea, and again, when the lightnings shall streak  forth from the east unto the west, and shall utter  forth their voices unto all that live, and make the  ears of all tingle, that hear, saying these words:
26 Repent ye, for the great day of the Lord is  come.
27 And again, the Lord shall utter his voice out  of heaven, saying: [p. 98]
to your hands by the power of my Spirit: and ye are to be taught from on high.
16 Sanctify yourselves and ye shall be endowed with power, that ye may give even as I have spoken.
17 Hearken ye, for behold the great day of the Lord is nigh at hand.
18 For the day cometh that the Lord shall utter his voice out of heaven; the heavens shall shake and the earth shall tremble, and the trump of God shall sound both long and loud, and shall say to the sleeping nations:
19 Ye saints arise and live:
20 Ye sinners stay and sleep until I shall call again:
21 Wherefore gird up your loins, lest ye be found among the wicked.
22 Lift up your voices and spare not.
23 Call upon the nations to repent, both old and young, both bond and free; saying, Prepare yourselves for the great day of the Lord:
24 For if I, who am a man, do lift up my voice and call upon you to repent, and ye hate me, what will ye say when the day cometh when the thunders shall utter their voices from the ends of the earth, speaking in the ears of all that live, saying, Repent, and prepare for the great day of the Lord;
25 Yea, and again, when the lightnings shall streak forth from the east unto the west, and shall utter forth their voices unto all that live, and make the ears of all tingle, that hear, saying these words:
26 Repent ye, for the great day of the Lord is come.
27 And again, the Lord shall utter his voice out of heaven, saying: [p. 98]
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