Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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9 Verily I say unto you, there are those among  you, who seeketh signs; and there have been such  even from the beginning.
10 But behold, faith cometh not by signs, but  signs follow those that believe.
11 Yea, signs cometh by faith, not by the will of  men, nor as they please, but by the will of God.
12 Yea, signs cometh by faith, unto mighty works,  for without faith no man pleaseth God: and with  whom God is angry, he is not well pleased:
13 Wherefore, unto such he sheweth no signs, only  in wrath unto their condemnation.
14 Wherefore I the Lord am not pleased with  those among you, who have sought after signs and  wonders for faith, and not for the good of men unto  my glory:
15 Nevertheless, I gave commandments and ma ny have turned away from my commandments, and  have not kept them.
16 There were among you adulterers and adulter esses; some of whom have turned away from you,  and others remain with you, that hereafter shall be  revealed.
17 Let such beware and repent speedily, lest judg ments shall come upon them as a snare, and their  folly shall be made manifest, and their works shall  follow them in the eyes of the people.
18 And verily I say unto you, as I have said be fore, he that looketh on a woman to lust after her,  or if any shall commit adultery in their hearts, they  shall not have the spirit, but shall deny the faith  and shall fear:
19 Wherefore I the Lord have said that the fear ful and the unbelieving, and all liars, and whosoever  loveth and maketh a lie, and the whoremonger, and [p. 151]
9 Verily I say unto you, there are those among you, who seeketh signs; and there have been such even from the beginning.
10 But behold, faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow those that believe.
11 Yea, signs cometh by faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please, but by the will of God.
12 Yea, signs cometh by faith, unto mighty works, for without faith no man pleaseth God: and with whom God is angry, he is not well pleased:
13 Wherefore, unto such he sheweth no signs, only in wrath unto their condemnation.
14 Wherefore I the Lord am not pleased with those among you, who have sought after signs and wonders for faith, and not for the good of men unto my glory:
15 Nevertheless, I gave commandments and many have turned away from my commandments, and have not kept them.
16 There were among you adulterers and adulteresses; some of whom have turned away from you, and others remain with you, that hereafter shall be revealed.
17 Let such beware and repent speedily, lest judgments shall come upon them as a snare, and their folly shall be made manifest, and their works shall follow them in the eyes of the people.
18 And verily I say unto you, as I have said before, he that looketh on a woman to lust after her, or if any shall commit adultery in their hearts, they shall not have the spirit, but shall deny the faith and shall fear:
19 Wherefore I the Lord have said that the fearful and the unbelieving, and all liars, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie, and the whoremonger, and [p. 151]
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