Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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3 Take upon you mine ordinances, even that of  an elder, to preach faith and repentance, and re mission of sins, according to my word, and the re ception of the Holy Spirit by the laying on of hands.
4 And also to be an agent unto this church in the  place which shall be appointed by the , ac cording to commandments which shall be given  hereafter.
5 And again, verily I say unto you, you shall  take your journey with my servants Joseph and .
6 Behold these are the first ordinances which you  shall receive:
7 And the residue shall be made known unto you  in a time to come, according to your labor in my  vineyard.
8 And again, I would that ye should learn that it  is he only who is saved, that endureth unto the end;  oven so: Amen.
 

Chapter 56 • Revelation, 10 June 1831 [D&C 54]

CHAPTER LVI.
 
A Revelation to ,) and the church in  , given in , Ohio, June, 1831.
BEHOLD, thus saith the Lord, even Alpha and  Omega, the beginning and the end, even he  who was crucified for the sins of the world.
2 Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, my servant  , you shall stand fast in the office wherewith  I have appointed you:
3 And if your brethren desire to escape their ene mies let them repent of all their sins, and become  truly humble before me and contrite: [p. 128]
3 Take upon you mine ordinances, even that of an elder, to preach faith and repentance, and remission of sins, according to my word, and the reception of the Holy Spirit by the laying on of hands.
4 And also to be an agent unto this church in the place which shall be appointed by the , according to commandments which shall be given hereafter.
5 And again, verily I say unto you, you shall take your journey with my servants Joseph and .
6 Behold these are the first ordinances which you shall receive:
7 And the residue shall be made known unto you in a time to come, according to your labor in my vineyard.
8 And again, I would that ye should learn that it is he only who is saved, that endureth unto the end; oven so: Amen.
 

Chapter 56 • Revelation, 10 June 1831 [D&C 54]

CHAPTER LVI.
 
A Revelation to ,) and the church in , given in , Ohio, June, 1831.
BEHOLD, thus saith the Lord, even Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, even he who was crucified for the sins of the world.
2 Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, my servant , you shall stand fast in the office wherewith I have appointed you:
3 And if your brethren desire to escape their enemies let them repent of all their sins, and become truly humble before me and contrite: [p. 128]
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