Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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a home as they are taught through prayer, by the  Spirit.
78 These things remain to overcome, through pa tience, that such may receive a more exceeding and  eternal weight of glory;
79 Otherwise, a greater condemnation: Amen.
 

Chapter 65 • Revelation, 11 September 1831 [D&C 64]

CHAPTER LXV.
 
A Revelation to the elders of the church, given in  , Ohio, September, 1831.
BEHOLD, thus saith the Lord your God unto  you, O ye elders of my church, hearken ye,  and hear, and receive my will concerning you:
2 For verily I say unto you, I will that ye should  overcome the world:
3 Wherefore I will have compassion upon you.
4 There are those among you who have sinned;
5 But verily I say, for this once, for mine own glo ry, and for the salvation of souls, I have forgiven  you your sins.
6 I will be merciful unto you, for I have given un to you the kingdom:
7 And the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom,  shall not be taken from my servant Joseph, while  he liveth, inasmuch as he obeyeth mine ordinances.
8 There are those who have sought occasion against  him without cause;
9 Nevertheless he has sinned, but verily I say un to you, I the Lord forgiveth sins unto those who  confess their sins before me, and ask forgiveness,  who have not sinned unto death.
10 My disciples, in days of old, sought occasion [p. 157]
a home as they are taught through prayer, by the Spirit.
78 These things remain to overcome, through patience, that such may receive a more exceeding and eternal weight of glory;
79 Otherwise, a greater condemnation: Amen.
 

Chapter 65 • Revelation, 11 September 1831 [D&C 64]

CHAPTER LXV.
 
A Revelation to the elders of the church, given in , Ohio, September, 1831.
BEHOLD, thus saith the Lord your God unto you, O ye elders of my church, hearken ye, and hear, and receive my will concerning you:
2 For verily I say unto you, I will that ye should overcome the world:
3 Wherefore I will have compassion upon you.
4 There are those among you who have sinned;
5 But verily I say, for this once, for mine own glory, and for the salvation of souls, I have forgiven you your sins.
6 I will be merciful unto you, for I have given unto you the kingdom:
7 And the keys of the mysteries of the kingdom, shall not be taken from my servant Joseph, while he liveth, inasmuch as he obeyeth mine ordinances.
8 There are those who have sought occasion against him without cause;
9 Nevertheless he has sinned, but verily I say unto you, I the Lord forgiveth sins unto those who confess their sins before me, and ask forgiveness, who have not sinned unto death.
10 My disciples, in days of old, sought occasion [p. 157]
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