Book of Commandments, 1833

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earth, and all the fulness thereof, both men and  beasts;
28 The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea,  and not one hair, neither mote, shall be lost, for it  is the workmanship of mine hand.
29 But behold, verily I say unto you, before the  earth shall pass away, Michael mine archangel,  shall sound his trump, and then shall all the dead  awake, for their graves shall be opened, and they  shall come forth; yea, even all;
30 And the righteous shall be gathered on my right  hand unto eternal life;
31 And the wicked on my left hand will I be  ashamed to own before the Father:
32 Wherefore I will say unto them, depart from  me ye cursed into everlasting fire, prepared for the  devil and his angels.
33 And now behold I say unto you, never at any  time, have I declared from mine own mouth, that  they should return, for where I am they cannot  come, for they have no power;
34 But remember, that all my judgments are not  given unto men;
35 And as the words have gone forth out of my  mouth, even so shall they be fulfilled, that the first  shall be last, and that the last shall be first in all  things, whatsoever I have created by the word of  my power, which is the power of my Spirit;
36 For by the power of my Spirit, created I them:
37 Yea, all things both spiritual and temporal:
38 Firstly spiritual, secondly temporal, which is  the beginning of my work:
39 And again, firstly temporal, and secondly spir itual, which is the last of my work:
40 Speaking unto you, that you may naturally [p. 64]
earth, and all the fulness thereof, both men and beasts;
28 The fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea, and not one hair, neither mote, shall be lost, for it is the workmanship of mine hand.
29 But behold, verily I say unto you, before the earth shall pass away, Michael mine archangel, shall sound his trump, and then shall all the dead awake, for their graves shall be opened, and they shall come forth; yea, even all;
30 And the righteous shall be gathered on my right hand unto eternal life;
31 And the wicked on my left hand will I be ashamed to own before the Father:
32 Wherefore I will say unto them, depart from me ye cursed into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
33 And now behold I say unto you, never at any time, have I declared from mine own mouth, that they should return, for where I am they cannot come, for they have no power;
34 But remember, that all my judgments are not given unto men;
35 And as the words have gone forth out of my mouth, even so shall they be fulfilled, that the first shall be last, and that the last shall be first in all things, whatsoever I have created by the word of my power, which is the power of my Spirit;
36 For by the power of my Spirit, created I them:
37 Yea, all things both spiritual and temporal:
38 Firstly spiritual, secondly temporal, which is the beginning of my work:
39 And again, firstly temporal, and secondly spiritual, which is the last of my work:
40 Speaking unto you, that you may naturally [p. 64]
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