Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
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as the Lord will, suiting his mercies according to the conditions of the children of men.
16 And again it is given by the Holy Ghost to some to know the diversities of operations, whether it be of God, that the manifestations of the Spirit may be given to every man to profit withal.
17 And again, verily I say unto you, to some it is given, by the Spirit of God, the word of wisdom; to another it is given, the word of knowledge, that all may be taught to be wise and to have knowledge.
18 And again, to some it is given to have faith to be healed, and to others it is given to have faith to heal.
19 And again, to some it is given the working of miracles;
20 And to others it is given to prophesy, and to others the discerning of spirits.
21 And again, it is given to some to speak with tongues, and to another it is given the interpretation of tongues:
22 And all these gifts cometh from God, for the benefit of the children of God.
23 And unto the bishop of the church, and unto such as God shall appoint and ordain to watch over the church, and to be elders unto the church, are to have it given unto them to discern all those gifts, lest there shall be any among you professing and yet be not of God.
24 And it shall come to pass that he that asketh in spirit shall receive in spirit; that unto some it may be given to have all those gifts, that there may be a head, in order that every member may be profited thereby:
25 He that asketh in the spirit, asketh according [p. 113]
as the Lord will, suiting his mercies according to the conditions of the children of men.
16 And again it is given by the Holy Ghost to some to know the diversities of operations, whether it be of God, that the manifestations of the Spirit may be given to every man to profit withal.
17 And again, verily I say unto you, to some it is given, by the Spirit of God, the word of wisdom; to another it is given, the word of knowledge, that all may be taught to be wise and to have knowledge.
18 And again, to some it is given to have faith to be healed, and to others it is given to have faith to heal.
19 And again, to some it is given the working of miracles;
20 And to others it is given to prophesy, and to others the discerning of spirits.
21 And again, it is given to some to speak with tongues, and to another it is given the interpretation of tongues:
22 And all these gifts cometh from God, for the benefit of the children of God.
23 And unto the bishop of the church, and unto such as God shall appoint and ordain to watch over the church, and to be elders unto the church, are to have it given unto them to discern all those gifts, lest there shall be any among you professing and yet be not of God.
24 And it shall come to pass that he that asketh in spirit shall receive in spirit; that unto some it may be given to have all those gifts, that there may be a head, in order that every member may be profited thereby:
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