Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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that they might know the promises of the Lord, and  that they may believe the gospel and rely upon  the merits of Jesus Christ, and be glorified through  faith in his name; and that through their repentance  they might be saved: Amen.
 

Chapter 3 • Revelation, February 1829 [D&C 4]

CHAPTER III.
 
1 A Revelation given to , the father of Jo seph, in , Pennsylvania, February,  1829. saying:
NOW, behold, a marvelous work is about to  come forth among the children of men, there fore, O ye that embark in the service of God, see  that ye serve him with all your heart, might, mind  and strength, that ye may stand blameless before  God at the last day: Therefore, if ye have desires  to serve God, ye are called to the work, for behold,  the field is white already to harvest, and lo, he that  thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same lay eth up in store that he perish not, but bringeth sal vation to his soul, and faith, hope, charity, and  love, with an eye single to the glory of God, quali fies him for the work.
2 Remember temperance, patience, humility, dil igence, &c., ask and ye shall receive, knock and it  shall be opened unto you: Amen. [p. 9]
that they might know the promises of the Lord, and that they may believe the gospel and rely upon the merits of Jesus Christ, and be glorified through faith in his name; and that through their repentance they might be saved: Amen.
 

Chapter 3 • Revelation, February 1829 [D&C 4]

CHAPTER III.
 
1 A Revelation given to , the father of Joseph, in , Pennsylvania, February, 1829. saying:
NOW, behold, a marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men, therefore, O ye that embark in the service of God, see that ye serve him with all your heart, might, mind and strength, that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day: Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God, ye are called to the work, for behold, the field is white already to harvest, and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle with his might, the same layeth up in store that he perish not, but bringeth salvation to his soul, and faith, hope, charity, and love, with an eye single to the glory of God, qualifies him for the work.
2 Remember temperance, patience, humility, diligence, &c., ask and ye shall receive, knock and it shall be opened unto you: Amen. [p. 9]
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