Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Chapter 14 • Revelation, June 1829–D [D&C 16]

CHAPTER XIV.
 
1 A Revelation given to , in , New- York, June, 1829.
HEARKEN my servant , and listen to  the words of Jesus Christ, your Lord and  your Redeemer, for behold I speak unto you with  sharpness and with power, for mine arm is over all  the earth, and I will tell you that which no man  knoweth save me and thee alone: for many times  you have desired of me to know that which would  be of the most worth unto you.
2 Behold, blessed are you for this thing, and for  speaking my words which I have given you, accor ding to my commandments:
3 And now behold I say unto you, that the thing  which will be of the most worth unto you, will be to  declare repentance unto this people, that you may  bring souls unto me, that you may rest with them  in the kingdom of my Father. Amen
 

Chapter 15 • Revelation, June 1829–B [D&C 18]

CHAPTER XV.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, and ,  making known the calling of twelve disciples in  these last days, and also, instructions relative  to building up the church of Christ, according  to the fulness of the gospel: Given in ,  New-York, June, 1829.
NOW behold, because of the thing which you  have desired to know of me, I give unto you  these words:
2 Behold I have manifested unto you, by my [p. 34]

Chapter 14 • Revelation, June 1829–D [D&C 16]

CHAPTER XIV.
 
1 A Revelation given to , in , New-York, June, 1829.
HEARKEN my servant , and listen to the words of Jesus Christ, your Lord and your Redeemer, for behold I speak unto you with sharpness and with power, for mine arm is over all the earth, and I will tell you that which no man knoweth save me and thee alone: for many times you have desired of me to know that which would be of the most worth unto you.
2 Behold, blessed are you for this thing, and for speaking my words which I have given you, according to my commandments:
3 And now behold I say unto you, that the thing which will be of the most worth unto you, will be to declare repentance unto this people, that you may bring souls unto me, that you may rest with them in the kingdom of my Father. Amen
 

Chapter 15 • Revelation, June 1829–B [D&C 18]

CHAPTER XV.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, and , making known the calling of twelve disciples in these last days, and also, instructions relative to building up the church of Christ, according to the fulness of the gospel: Given in , New-York, June, 1829.
NOW behold, because of the thing which you have desired to know of me, I give unto you these words:
2 Behold I have manifested unto you, by my [p. 34]
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