Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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will not open their mouths, but hide the talent which  I have given unto them, because of the fear of  man.
4 Wo unto such, for mine anger is kindled against  them.
5 And it shall come to pass, if they are not more  faithful unto me, it shall be taken away, even that  which they have, for I the Lord ruleth in the heav ens above, and among the armies of the earth;
6 And in the day when I shall make up my jew els, all men shall know what it is that bespeaketh  the power of God.
7 But verily I will speak unto you concerning your  journey unto the land from whence you came.
8 Let there be a craft made, or bought, as seem eth you good, it mattereth not unto me, and take  your journey speedily for the place which is called  .
9 And from thence let my servants and  Joseph and , take their journey for :
10 And in this place let them lift up their voice,  and declare my word with loud voices, without  wrath or doubting, lifting up holy hands upon them.
11 For I am able to make you holy, and your sins  are forgiven you.
12 And let the residue take their journey from , two by two, and preach the word, not in  haste, among the congregations of the wicked, un til they return to the churches from whence they  came.
13 And all this for the good of the churches; for  this intent have I sent them.
14 And let my servant impart of the mon ey which I have given him, a portion unto mine el [p. 143]
will not open their mouths, but hide the talent which I have given unto them, because of the fear of man.
4 Wo unto such, for mine anger is kindled against them.
5 And it shall come to pass, if they are not more faithful unto me, it shall be taken away, even that which they have, for I the Lord ruleth in the heavens above, and among the armies of the earth;
6 And in the day when I shall make up my jewels, all men shall know what it is that bespeaketh the power of God.
7 But verily I will speak unto you concerning your journey unto the land from whence you came.
8 Let there be a craft made, or bought, as seemeth you good, it mattereth not unto me, and take your journey speedily for the place which is called .
9 And from thence let my servants and Joseph and , take their journey for :
10 And in this place let them lift up their voice, and declare my word with loud voices, without wrath or doubting, lifting up holy hands upon them.
11 For I am able to make you holy, and your sins are forgiven you.
12 And let the residue take their journey from , two by two, and preach the word, not in haste, among the congregations of the wicked, until they return to the churches from whence they came.
13 And all this for the good of the churches; for this intent have I sent them.
14 And let my servant impart of the money which I have given him, a portion unto mine el [p. 143]
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