Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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the sorcerer, should have their part in that lake  which burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the  second death.
20 Verily I say, that they shall not have part in  the first resurrection.
21 And now behold, I the Lord saith unto you,  that ye are not justified because these things are  among you, nevertheless he that endureth in faith  and doeth my will, the same shall overcome, and  shall receive an inheritance upon the earth, when  the day of transfiguration shall come;
22 When the earth shall be transfigured, even ac cording to the pattern which was shown unto mine  apostles upon the mount:
23 Of which account the fulness ye have not yet  received.
24 And now, verily I say unto you, that as I said  that I would make known my will unto you, behold  I will make it known unto you, not by the way of  commandment, for there are many who observe not  to keep my commandments, but unto him that  keepeth my commandments, I will give the myste ries of my kingdom, and the same shall be in him a  well of living water, springing up unto everlasting  life.
25 And now, behold this is the will of the Lord  your God concerning his saints, that they should  assemble themselves together unto the land of Zion,  not in haste, lest there should be confusion, which  bringeth pestilence.
26 Behold the land of Zion, I the Lord holdeth  it in mine own hands:
27 Nevertheless, I the Lord rendereth unto Cae sar the things which are Caesar’s:
28 Wherefore I the Lord willeth, that you should [p. 152]
the sorcerer, should have their part in that lake which burneth with fire and brimstone, which is the second death.
20 Verily I say, that they shall not have part in the first resurrection.
21 And now behold, I the Lord saith unto you, that ye are not justified because these things are among you, nevertheless he that endureth in faith and doeth my will, the same shall overcome, and shall receive an inheritance upon the earth, when the day of transfiguration shall come;
22 When the earth shall be transfigured, even according to the pattern which was shown unto mine apostles upon the mount:
23 Of which account the fulness ye have not yet received.
24 And now, verily I say unto you, that as I said that I would make known my will unto you, behold I will make it known unto you, not by the way of commandment, for there are many who observe not to keep my commandments, but unto him that keepeth my commandments, I will give the mysteries of my kingdom, and the same shall be in him a well of living water, springing up unto everlasting life.
25 And now, behold this is the will of the Lord your God concerning his saints, that they should assemble themselves together unto the land of Zion, not in haste, lest there should be confusion, which bringeth pestilence.
26 Behold the land of Zion, I the Lord holdeth it in mine own hands:
27 Nevertheless, I the Lord rendereth unto Caesar the things which are Caesar’s:
28 Wherefore I the Lord willeth, that you should [p. 152]
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