Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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has paid, and shall leave the place, and shall be cut  off out of my church, saith the Lord God of hosts:
12 And though the heaven and the earth pass  away, these words shall not pass away, but shall be  fulfilled.
13 And if my servant Joseph must needs pay the  money, behold I the Lord will pay it unto him again  in the land of , that those of whom he shall  receive may be rewarded again, according to that  which they do.
14 For according to that which they do, they shall  receive; even in lands for their inheritance.
15 Behold thus saith the Lord unto my people,  you have many things to do, and to repent of:
16 For behold your sins have come up unto me,  and are not pardoned, because you seek to counsel  in your own ways.
17 And your hearts are not satisfied.
18 And ye obey not the truth, but have pleasure  in unrighteousness.
19 Wo unto you rich men, that will not give your  substance to the poor, for your riches will canker  your souls! and this shall be your lamentation in  the day of visitation, and of judgment, and of indig nation:
20 The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and  my soul is not saved!
21 Wo unto you poor men, whose hearts are not  broken, whose spirits are not contrite, and whose  bellies are not satisfied, and whose hands are not  stayed from laying hold upon other men’s goods,  whose eyes are full of greediness, who will not labor  with their own hands!
22 But blessed are the poor, who are pure in heart,  whose hearts are broken, and whose spirits are con [p. 132]
has paid, and shall leave the place, and shall be cut off out of my church, saith the Lord God of hosts:
12 And though the heaven and the earth pass away, these words shall not pass away, but shall be fulfilled.
13 And if my servant Joseph must needs pay the money, behold I the Lord will pay it unto him again in the land of , that those of whom he shall receive may be rewarded again, according to that which they do.
14 For according to that which they do, they shall receive; even in lands for their inheritance.
15 Behold thus saith the Lord unto my people, you have many things to do, and to repent of:
16 For behold your sins have come up unto me, and are not pardoned, because you seek to counsel in your own ways.
17 And your hearts are not satisfied.
18 And ye obey not the truth, but have pleasure in unrighteousness.
19 Wo unto you rich men, that will not give your substance to the poor, for your riches will canker your souls! and this shall be your lamentation in the day of visitation, and of judgment, and of indignation:
20 The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and my soul is not saved!
21 Wo unto you poor men, whose hearts are not broken, whose spirits are not contrite, and whose bellies are not satisfied, and whose hands are not stayed from laying hold upon other men’s goods, whose eyes are full of greediness, who will not labor with their own hands!
22 But blessed are the poor, who are pure in heart, whose hearts are broken, and whose spirits are con [p. 132]
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