Book of Commandments, 1833

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And verily, I say unto you, that they who go forth,  bearing these tidings unto the inhabitants of the  earth, to them is power given, to seal both on earth  and in heaven, the unbelieving and rebellious; yea,  verily, to seal them up unto the day when the wrath  of God shall be poured out upon the wicked, with out measure, unto the day when the Lord shall  come to recompence unto every man according to  his work, and measure to every man according to  the measure which he has measured to his fellow  man.
3 Wherefore the voice of the Lord is unto the  ends of the earth, that all that will hear may hear:  Prepare ye, prepare ye for that which is to come,  for the Lord is nigh; and the anger of the Lord is  kindled, and his sword is bathed in heaven, and it  shall fall upon the inhabitants of the earth; and  the arm of the Lord shall be revealed; and the day  cometh, that they who will not hear the voice of  the Lord, neither the voice of his servants, neither  give heed to the words of the prophets, and apostles,  shall be cut off from among the people: For  they have strayed from mine ordinances, and have  broken mine everlasting covenant; they seek not  the Lord to establish his righteousness, but every  man walketh in his own way, and after the image  of his own god, whose image is in the likeness of the  world, and whose substance is that of an idol, which  waxeth old and shall perish in Babylon, even Baby lon the great, which shall fall:
4 Wherefore I the Lord, knowing the calamity  which should come upon the inhabitants of the earth,  called upon my servant Joseph, and spake unto  him from heaven, and gave him commandments;  and also gave commandments to others, that they [p. 4]
And verily, I say unto you, that they who go forth, bearing these tidings unto the inhabitants of the earth, to them is power given, to seal both on earth and in heaven, the unbelieving and rebellious; yea, verily, to seal them up unto the day when the wrath of God shall be poured out upon the wicked, without measure, unto the day when the Lord shall come to recompence unto every man according to his work, and measure to every man according to the measure which he has measured to his fellow man.
3 Wherefore the voice of the Lord is unto the ends of the earth, that all that will hear may hear: Prepare ye, prepare ye for that which is to come, for the Lord is nigh; and the anger of the Lord is kindled, and his sword is bathed in heaven, and it shall fall upon the inhabitants of the earth; and the arm of the Lord shall be revealed; and the day cometh, that they who will not hear the voice of the Lord, neither the voice of his servants, neither give heed to the words of the prophets, and apostles, shall be cut off from among the people: For they have strayed from mine ordinances, and have broken mine everlasting covenant; they seek not the Lord to establish his righteousness, but every man walketh in his own way, and after the image of his own god, whose image is in the likeness of the world, and whose substance is that of an idol, which waxeth old and shall perish in Babylon, even Babylon the great, which shall fall:
4 Wherefore I the Lord, knowing the calamity which should come upon the inhabitants of the earth, called upon my servant Joseph, and spake unto him from heaven, and gave him commandments; and also gave commandments to others, that they [p. 4]
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