Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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50 And at that day when I shall come in my glory, shall the parable be fulfilled which I spake concerning the ten virgins:
51 For they that are wise and have received the truth, and have taken the Holy Spirit for their guide, and have not been deceived;
52 Verily I say unto you, they shall not be hewn down and cast into the fire, but shall abide the day, and the earth shall be given unto them for an inheritance:
53 And they shall multiply and wax strong, and their children shall grow up without sin unto salvation, for the Lord shall be in their midst, and his glory shall be upon them, and he will be their King and their Lawgiver.
54 And now, behold I say unto you, it shall not be given unto you to know any farther than this, until the new testament be translated, and in it all these things shall be made known;
55 Wherefore I give unto you that ye may now translate it, that ye may be prepared for the things to come;
56 For verily I say unto you, that great things await you;
57 Ye hear of wars in foreign lands, but behold I say unto you they are nigh even unto your doors, and not many years hence ye shall hear of wars in your own lands.
58 Wherefore I the Lord have said gather ye out from the eastern lands, assemble ye yourselves together ye elders of my church;
59 Go ye forth into the western countries, call upon the inhabitants to repent, and inasmuch as they do repent, build up churches unto me; and with one heart and with one mind, gather up your riches [p. 109]
50 And at that day when I shall come in my glory, shall the parable be fulfilled which I spake concerning the ten virgins:
51 For they that are wise and have received the truth, and have taken the Holy Spirit for their guide, and have not been deceived;
52 Verily I say unto you, they shall not be hewn down and cast into the fire, but shall abide the day, and the earth shall be given unto them for an inheritance:
53 And they shall multiply and wax strong, and their children shall grow up without sin unto salvation, for the Lord shall be in their midst, and his glory shall be upon them, and he will be their King and their Lawgiver.
54 And now, behold I say unto you, it shall not be given unto you to know any farther than this, until the new testament be translated, and in it all these things shall be made known;
55 Wherefore I give unto you that ye may now translate it, that ye may be prepared for the things to come;
56 For verily I say unto you, that great things await you;
57 Ye hear of wars in foreign lands, but behold I say unto you they are nigh even unto your doors, and not many years hence ye shall hear of wars in your own lands.
58 Wherefore I the Lord have said gather ye out from the eastern lands, assemble ye yourselves together ye elders of my church;
59 Go ye forth into the western countries, call upon the inhabitants to repent, and inasmuch as they do repent, build up churches unto me; and with one heart and with one mind, gather up your riches [p. 109]
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