Book of Commandments, 1833

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62 Whomsoever the other elders shall appoint  from time to time:
63 And also, if any have been expelled from the  church, so that their names may be blotted out of  the general church record of names.
64 Any member removing from the church where  he resides, if going to a church where he is not  known, may take a letter certifying that he is a reg ular member and in good standing;
65 Which certificate may be signd by any elder  or priest, if the member receiving the letter is per sonally acquainted with the elder or priest, or it  may be signed by the teachers or deacons of the  church.
 

Chapter 25 • Revelation, July 1830–A [D&C 24]

CHAPTER XXV.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, and also to ,  given in , Pennsylvania, July, 1830.
BEHOLD thou wast called and chosen to write  the book of Mormon, and to my ministry;
2 And I have lifted thee up out of thine afflictions,  and have counseled thee, that thou hast been deliv ered from all thine enemies, and thou hast been de livered from the powers of satan, and from dark ness!
3 Nevertheless, thou art not excusable in thy  transgressions; nevertheless go thy way and sin no  more.
4 Magnify thine office;
5 And after thou hast sowed thy fields and secu red them go speedily unto the church, which is in  , and , and they shall [p. 55]
62 Whomsoever the other elders shall appoint from time to time:
63 And also, if any have been expelled from the church, so that their names may be blotted out of the general church record of names.
64 Any member removing from the church where he resides, if going to a church where he is not known, may take a letter certifying that he is a regular member and in good standing;
65 Which certificate may be signd by any elder or priest, if the member receiving the letter is personally acquainted with the elder or priest, or it may be signed by the teachers or deacons of the church.
 

Chapter 25 • Revelation, July 1830–A [D&C 24]

CHAPTER XXV.
 
1 A Revelation to Joseph, and also to , given in , Pennsylvania, July, 1830.
BEHOLD thou wast called and chosen to write the book of Mormon, and to my ministry;
2 And I have lifted thee up out of thine afflictions, and have counseled thee, that thou hast been delivered from all thine enemies, and thou hast been delivered from the powers of satan, and from darkness!
3 Nevertheless, thou art not excusable in thy transgressions; nevertheless go thy way and sin no more.
4 Magnify thine office;
5 And after thou hast sowed thy fields and secured them go speedily unto the church, which is in , and , and they shall [p. 55]
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