Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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o do according as it is written. And now, I de clare no more unto you at this time. Amen.
 
Chapter 30 • Revelation, September 1830–B [D&C 28]
CHAPTER XXX.
 
1 A Revelation to , given in , New- York, September, 1830.
BEHOLD I say unto you, , that it shall  be given unto thee, that thou shalt be heard  by the church, in all things whatsoever thou shalt  teach them by the Comforter, concerning the reve lations and commandments which I have given.
2 But behold, verily, verily I say unto you, no  one shall be appointed to receive commandments  and revelations in this church, excepting my servant  Joseph, for he receiveth them even as Moses:
3 And thou shalt be obedient unto the things  which I shall give unto him, even as Aaron, to de clare faithfully the commandments and the revela tions, with power and authority unto the church.
4 And if thou art led at any time by the Comforter  to speak or teach, or at all times by way of com mandment unto the church, thou mayest do it.
5 But thou shalt not write by way of command ment, but by wisdom:
6 And thou shalt not command him who is at thy  head, and at the head of the church, for I have giv en him the keys of the mysteries and the revelations  which are sealed, until I shall appoint unto them an other in his stead.
7 And now, behold I say unto you, that you shall  go unto the Lamanites and preach my gospel unto  them, and cause my church to be established among [p. 67]
o do according as it is written. And now, I declare no more unto you at this time. Amen.
 
Chapter 30 • Revelation, September 1830–B [D&C 28]
CHAPTER XXX.
 
1 A Revelation to , given in , New-York, September, 1830.
BEHOLD I say unto you, , that it shall be given unto thee, that thou shalt be heard by the church, in all things whatsoever thou shalt teach them by the Comforter, concerning the revelations and commandments which I have given.
2 But behold, verily, verily I say unto you, no one shall be appointed to receive commandments and revelations in this church, excepting my servant Joseph, for he receiveth them even as Moses:
3 And thou shalt be obedient unto the things which I shall give unto him, even as Aaron, to declare faithfully the commandments and the revelations, with power and authority unto the church.
4 And if thou art led at any time by the Comforter to speak or teach, or at all times by way of commandment unto the church, thou mayest do it.
5 But thou shalt not write by way of commandment, but by wisdom:
6 And thou shalt not command him who is at thy head, and at the head of the church, for I have given him the keys of the mysteries and the revelations which are sealed, until I shall appoint unto them another in his stead.
7 And now, behold I say unto you, that you shall go unto the Lamanites and preach my gospel unto them, and cause my church to be established among [p. 67]
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