Book of Commandments, 1833

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trite, for they shall see the kingdom of God coming  in power and great glory unto their deliverance:
23 For the fatness of the earth shall be theirs:
24 For behold the Lord shall come, and his rec ompense shall be with him, and he shall reward ev ery man, and the poor shall rejoice: and their gener ations shall inherit the earth from generation to gen eration, for ever and ever.
25 And now I make an end of speaking unto you;  even so: Amen.
 

Chapter 59 • Revelation, 1 August 1831 [D&C 58]

CHAPTER LIX.
 
A Revelation to the elders of the church, assem bled on the land of Zion, given August, 1831.
HEARKEN O ye elders of the church, and  give ear to my word, and learn of me what  I will concerning you, and also concerning this land  unto which I have sent you:
2 For verily I say unto you, blessed is he that keep eth my commandments, whether in life or in death;
3 And he that is faithful in tribulation the reward  of the same is greater in the kingdom of heaven.
4 Ye can not behold with your natural eyes, for  the present time, the design of your God concern ing those things which shall come hereafter, and the  glory which shall follow, after much tribulation.
5 For after much tribulation cometh the blessings.
6 Wherefore, the day cometh that ye shall be  crowned with much glory, the hour is not yet but is  nigh at hand.
7 Remember this which I tell you before, that you  may lay it to heart, and receive that which shall [p. 133]
trite, for they shall see the kingdom of God coming in power and great glory unto their deliverance:
23 For the fatness of the earth shall be theirs:
24 For behold the Lord shall come, and his recompense shall be with him, and he shall reward every man, and the poor shall rejoice: and their generations shall inherit the earth from generation to generation, for ever and ever.
25 And now I make an end of speaking unto you; even so: Amen.
 

Chapter 59 • Revelation, 1 August 1831 [D&C 58]

CHAPTER LIX.
 
A Revelation to the elders of the church, assembled on the land of Zion, given August, 1831.
HEARKEN O ye elders of the church, and give ear to my word, and learn of me what I will concerning you, and also concerning this land unto which I have sent you:
2 For verily I say unto you, blessed is he that keepeth my commandments, whether in life or in death;
3 And he that is faithful in tribulation the reward of the same is greater in the kingdom of heaven.
4 Ye can not behold with your natural eyes, for the present time, the design of your God concerning those things which shall come hereafter, and the glory which shall follow, after much tribulation.
5 For after much tribulation cometh the blessings.
6 Wherefore, the day cometh that ye shall be crowned with much glory, the hour is not yet but is nigh at hand.
7 Remember this which I tell you before, that you may lay it to heart, and receive that which shall [p. 133]
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