Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Chapter 26 • Revelation, July 1830–C [D&C 25]

CHAPTER XXVI.
 
1 A Revelation to , given in ,  Pennsylvania, July, 1830.
, my daughter in Zion, a revelation I  give unto you, concerning my will:
2 Behold thy sins are forgiven thee, and thou art  an elect lady, whom I have called.
3 Murmur not because of the things which thou  hast not seen, for they are withheld from thee, and  from the world, which is wisdom in me in a time to  come.
4 And the office of thy calling shall be for a com fort unto my servant Joseph, thy husband, in his  afflictions with consoling words, in the spirit of  meekness.
5 And thou shalt go with him at the time of his  going, and be unto him for a scribe, that I may send   whithersoever I will.
6 And thou shalt be ordained under his hand to  expound scriptures, and to exhort the church, ac cording as it shall be given thee by my Spirit:
7 For he shall lay his hands upon thee, and thou  shalt receive the Holy Ghost, and thy time shall be  given to writing, and to learning much.
8 And thou needest not fear, for thy husband  shall support thee from the church:
9 For unto them is his calling, that all things  might be revealed unto them, whatsoever I will ac cording to their faith.
10 And verily I say unto thee, that thou shalt lay  aside the things of this world, and seek for the things  of a better.
11 And it shall be given thee, also, to make a se lection of sacred Hymns, as it shall be given thee, [p. 58]

Chapter 26 • Revelation, July 1830–C [D&C 25]

CHAPTER XXVI.
 
1 A Revelation to , given in , Pennsylvania, July, 1830.
, my daughter in Zion, a revelation I give unto you, concerning my will:
2 Behold thy sins are forgiven thee, and thou art an elect lady, whom I have called.
3 Murmur not because of the things which thou hast not seen, for they are withheld from thee, and from the world, which is wisdom in me in a time to come.
4 And the office of thy calling shall be for a comfort unto my servant Joseph, thy husband, in his afflictions with consoling words, in the spirit of meekness.
5 And thou shalt go with him at the time of his going, and be unto him for a scribe, that I may send whithersoever I will.
6 And thou shalt be ordained under his hand to expound scriptures, and to exhort the church, according as it shall be given thee by my Spirit:
7 For he shall lay his hands upon thee, and thou shalt receive the Holy Ghost, and thy time shall be given to writing, and to learning much.
8 And thou needest not fear, for thy husband shall support thee from the church:
9 For unto them is his calling, that all things might be revealed unto them, whatsoever I will according to their faith.
10 And verily I say unto thee, that thou shalt lay aside the things of this world, and seek for the things of a better.
11 And it shall be given thee, also, to make a selection of sacred Hymns, as it shall be given thee, [p. 58]
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