Book of Commandments, 1833

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heart, that this is the case, ye shall not cast them  out from among you:
22 But if ye shall find that any persons, have left  their companions, for the sake of adultery, and they  themselves are the offenders, and their companions  are living, they shall be cast out from among you.
23 And again I say unto you, that ye shall be  watchful and careful, with all inquiry, that ye re ceive none such among you, if they are married.
24 And if they are not married, they shall repent  of all their sins, or ye shall not receive them. Amen.
 
Chapter 48 • Revelation, circa 7 March 1831 [D&C 45]
CHAPTER XLVIII.
 
A Revelation to the church, given in ,  Ohio, March 1831.
HEARKEN, O ye people of my church to  whom the kingdom has been given:
2 Hearken ye and give ear to him who laid the  foundation of the earth; who made the heavens and  all the hosts thereof, and by whom all things were  made which live and move and have a being.
3 And again I say, hearken unto my voice, lest  death shall overtake you:
4 In an hour when ye think not, the summer shall  be past, and the harvest ended, and your souls not  saved.
5 Listen to him who is the Advocate with the  Father, who is pleading your case before him:
6 Saying Father behold the sufferings and death  of him who did no sin, in whom thou wast well  pleased; behold the blood of thy Son which was  shed, the blood of him whom thou gavest that thy [p. 103]
heart, that this is the case, ye shall not cast them out from among you:
22 But if ye shall find that any persons, have left their companions, for the sake of adultery, and they themselves are the offenders, and their companions are living, they shall be cast out from among you.
23 And again I say unto you, that ye shall be watchful and careful, with all inquiry, that ye receive none such among you, if they are married.
24 And if they are not married, they shall repent of all their sins, or ye shall not receive them. Amen.
 
Chapter 48 • Revelation, circa 7 March 1831 [D&C 45]
CHAPTER XLVIII.
 
A Revelation to the church, given in , Ohio, March 1831.
HEARKEN, O ye people of my church to whom the kingdom has been given:
2 Hearken ye and give ear to him who laid the foundation of the earth; who made the heavens and all the hosts thereof, and by whom all things were made which live and move and have a being.
3 And again I say, hearken unto my voice, lest death shall overtake you:
4 In an hour when ye think not, the summer shall be past, and the harvest ended, and your souls not saved.
5 Listen to him who is the Advocate with the Father, who is pleading your case before him:
6 Saying Father behold the sufferings and death of him who did no sin, in whom thou wast well pleased; behold the blood of thy Son which was shed, the blood of him whom thou gavest that thy [p. 103]
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