Book of Commandments, 1833

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support thee; and I will bless them both spiritually  and temporally;
6 But if they receive thee not, I will send upon  them a cursing instead of a blessing.
7 And thou shalt continue in calling upon God in  my name, and writing the things which shall be  given thee by the Comforter;
8 And expounding all scriptures unto the church,  and it shall be given thee in the very moment, what  thou shalt speak and write;
9 And they shall hear it, or I will send unto them  a cursing instead of a blessing:
10 For thou shalt devote all thy service in Zion.
11 And in this thou shalt have strength.
12 Be patient in afflictions, for thou shalt have  many:
13 But endure them, for lo, I am with you, even  unto the end of thy days.
14 And in temporal labors thou shalt not have  strength, for this is not thy calling.
15 Attend to thy calling and thou shalt have  wherewith to magnify thine office, and to expound  all scriptures.
16 And continue in the laying on of the hands,  and confirming the churches.
17 And thy brother shall continue in bear ing my name before the world; and also to the  church.
18 And he shall not suppose that he can say  enough in my cause;
19 And lo I am with him to the end.
20 In me he shall have glory, and not of himself,  whether in weakness or in strength, whether in  bonds or free:
21 And at all times and in all places, he shall [p. 56]
support thee; and I will bless them both spiritually and temporally;
6 But if they receive thee not, I will send upon them a cursing instead of a blessing.
7 And thou shalt continue in calling upon God in my name, and writing the things which shall be given thee by the Comforter;
8 And expounding all scriptures unto the church, and it shall be given thee in the very moment, what thou shalt speak and write;
9 And they shall hear it, or I will send unto them a cursing instead of a blessing:
10 For thou shalt devote all thy service in Zion.
11 And in this thou shalt have strength.
12 Be patient in afflictions, for thou shalt have many:
13 But endure them, for lo, I am with you, even unto the end of thy days.
14 And in temporal labors thou shalt not have strength, for this is not thy calling.
15 Attend to thy calling and thou shalt have wherewith to magnify thine office, and to expound all scriptures.
16 And continue in the laying on of the hands, and confirming the churches.
17 And thy brother shall continue in bearing my name before the world; and also to the church.
18 And he shall not suppose that he can say enough in my cause;
19 And lo I am with him to the end.
20 In me he shall have glory, and not of himself, whether in weakness or in strength, whether in bonds or free:
21 And at all times and in all places, he shall [p. 56]
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