Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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25 And this I have told you concerning Jerusa lem, and when that day shall come, shall a remnant  be scattered among all nations, but they shall be  gathered again; but they shall remain until the  times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
26 And in that day shall be heard of wars and  rumors of wars, and the whole earth shall be in com motion, and men’s hearts shall fail them, and they  shall say that Christ delayeth his coming until the  end of the earth.
27 And the love of men shall wax cold, and ini quity shall abound; and when the time of the Gen tiles is come in, a light shall break forth among  them that sit in darkne[ss,] and it shall be the fulness  of my gospel; but they receive it not, for they per ceive not the light, and they turn their hearts from  me because of the precepts of men; and in that  generation shall the times of the Gentiles be fulfil led:
28 And there shall be men standing in that gen eration, that shall not pass, until they shall see an  overflowing scourge; for a desolating sickness shall  cover the land:
29 But my disciples shall stand in holy places,  and shall not be moved; but among the wicked,  men shall lift up their voices and curse God and  die.
30 And there shall be earthquakes, also, in divers  places, and many desolations, yet men will harden  their hearts against me; and they will take up the  sword one against another, and they will kill one  another.
31 And now, when I the Lord had spoken these  words unto my disciples, they were troubled; and  I said unto them, be not troubled, for when all these [p. 106]
25 And this I have told you concerning Jerusalem, and when that day shall come, shall a remnant be scattered among all nations, but they shall be gathered again; but they shall remain until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
26 And in that day shall be heard of wars and rumors of wars, and the whole earth shall be in commotion, and men’s hearts shall fail them, and they shall say that Christ delayeth his coming until the end of the earth.
27 And the love of men shall wax cold, and iniquity shall abound; and when the time of the Gentiles is come in, a light shall break forth among them that sit in darkness, and it shall be the fulness of my gospel; but they receive it not, for they perceive not the light, and they turn their hearts from me because of the precepts of men; and in that generation shall the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled:
28 And there shall be men standing in that generation, that shall not pass, until they shall see an overflowing scourge; for a desolating sickness shall cover the land:
29 But my disciples shall stand in holy places, and shall not be moved; but among the wicked, men shall lift up their voices and curse God and die.
30 And there shall be earthquakes, also, in divers places, and many desolations, yet men will harden their hearts against me; and they will take up the sword one against another, and they will kill one another.
31 And now, when I the Lord had spoken these words unto my disciples, they were troubled; and I said unto them, be not troubled, for when all these [p. 106]
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