Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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18 Yea, even as many as were before he came in  the flesh, from the beginning, who believed in the  words of the holy prophets, who were inspired by the  gift of the Holy Ghost, which truly testified of him  in all things, as well as those who should come af ter, who should believe in the gifts and callings of  God, by the Holy Ghost, which beareth record of  the Father and of the Son, which Father and Son  and Holy Ghost, is one God, infinite and eternal,  without end. Amen.
19 And we know, that all men must repent and  believe on the name of Jesus Christ, and worship  the Father in his name, and endure in faith on his  name to the end, or they cannot be saved in the  kingdom of God.
20 And we know, that justification through the  grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is just  and true;
21 And we know, also, that sanctification through  the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is  just and true, to all those who love and serve God  with all their mights, minds, and strength, but there  is a possibility that men may fall from grace and  depart from the living God.
22 Therefore, let the church take heed and pray  always, lest they fall into temptation;
23 Yea, and even he that is sanctified also.
24 And we know, that these things are true and  agreeable to the revelation of John, neither adding  to, nor diminishing from the prophecy of his book;
25 Neither to the holy scriptures;
26 Neither to the revelations of God which shall  come hereafter, by the gift and power of the Holy  Ghost;
27 Neither by the voice of God; [p. 50]
18 Yea, even as many as were before he came in the flesh, from the beginning, who believed in the words of the holy prophets, who were inspired by the gift of the Holy Ghost, which truly testified of him in all things, as well as those who should come after, who should believe in the gifts and callings of God, by the Holy Ghost, which beareth record of the Father and of the Son, which Father and Son and Holy Ghost, is one God, infinite and eternal, without end. Amen.
19 And we know, that all men must repent and believe on the name of Jesus Christ, and worship the Father in his name, and endure in faith on his name to the end, or they cannot be saved in the kingdom of God.
20 And we know, that justification through the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is just and true;
21 And we know, also, that sanctification through the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is just and true, to all those who love and serve God with all their mights, minds, and strength, but there is a possibility that men may fall from grace and depart from the living God.
22 Therefore, let the church take heed and pray always, lest they fall into temptation;
23 Yea, and even he that is sanctified also.
24 And we know, that these things are true and agreeable to the revelation of John, neither adding to, nor diminishing from the prophecy of his book;
25 Neither to the holy scriptures;
26 Neither to the revelations of God which shall come hereafter, by the gift and power of the Holy Ghost;
27 Neither by the voice of God; [p. 50]
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