Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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in secret, and in your family, and among your  friends, and in all places.
2 And behold it is your duty to unite with the true  church, and give your language to exhortation con tinually, that you may receive the reward of the la borer. Amen.
 

Chapter 22 • Revelation, 6 April 1830 [D&C 21]

CHAPTER XXII.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, given in ,  New-York, April 6, 1830.
BEHOLD there shall be a record kept among  you, and in it thou shalt be called a seer, a  translator, a prophet, an apostle of Jesus Christ, an  elder of the church through the will of God the Fa ther, and the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ;
2 Being inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the  foundation thereof, and to build it up unto the most  holy faith;
3 Which church was organized and established,  in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty,  in the fourth month, and on the sixth day of the  month, which is called April.
4 Wherefore, meaning the church, thou shalt give  heed unto all his words, and commandments, which  he shall give unto you, as he receiveth them, walk ing in all holiness before me:
5 For his word ye shall receive, as if from mine  own mouth, in all patience and faith;
6 For by doing these things, the gates of hell shall  not prevail against you:
7 Yea, and the Lord God will disperse the pow ers of darkness from before you; and cause the [p. 45]
in secret, and in your family, and among your friends, and in all places.
2 And behold it is your duty to unite with the true church, and give your language to exhortation continually, that you may receive the reward of the laborer. Amen.
 

Chapter 22 • Revelation, 6 April 1830 [D&C 21]

CHAPTER XXII.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, given in , New-York, April 6, 1830.
BEHOLD there shall be a record kept among you, and in it thou shalt be called a seer, a translator, a prophet, an apostle of Jesus Christ, an elder of the church through the will of God the Father, and the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ;
2 Being inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the foundation thereof, and to build it up unto the most holy faith;
3 Which church was organized and established, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty, in the fourth month, and on the sixth day of the month, which is called April.
4 Wherefore, meaning the church, thou shalt give heed unto all his words, and commandments, which he shall give unto you, as he receiveth them, walking in all holiness before me:
5 For his word ye shall receive, as if from mine own mouth, in all patience and faith;
6 For by doing these things, the gates of hell shall not prevail against you:
7 Yea, and the Lord God will disperse the powers of darkness from before you; and cause the [p. 45]
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