Book of Commandments, 1833

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even the Comforter, which shall teach you the  peaceable things of the kingdom:
2 And you shall declare it with a loud voice say ing, Hosanna, blessed be the name of the most high  God.
3 And now this calling and commandment give I  unto all men, that as many as shall come before  my servant and Joseph, embracing this call ing and commandment, shall be ordained and sent  forth to preach the everlasting gospel among the na tions, crying repentance, saying, Save yourselves  from this untoward generation, and come forth out  of the fire, hating even the garment spotted with  the flesh.
4 And this commandment shall be given unto the  elders of my church, that every man which will em brace it with singleness of heart, may be ordained  and sent forth, even as I have spoken.
5 I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God:
6 Wherefore gird up your loins and I will sudden ly come to my temple; even so: Amen.
 

Chapter 39 • Revelation, 30 December 1830 [D&C 37]

CHAPTER XXXIX.
 
A Revelation to Joseph and , given in  , New-York, December, 1830.
BEHOLD I say unto you, that it is not expedi ent in me that ye should translate any more  until ye shall go to the ; and this because of  the enemy and for your sakes.
2 And again, I say unto you, that ye shall not go  until ye have preached my gospel in those parts,  and have strengthened up the church whithersoev [p. 79]
even the Comforter, which shall teach you the peaceable things of the kingdom:
2 And you shall declare it with a loud voice saying, Hosanna, blessed be the name of the most high God.
3 And now this calling and commandment give I unto all men, that as many as shall come before my servant and Joseph, embracing this calling and commandment, shall be ordained and sent forth to preach the everlasting gospel among the nations, crying repentance, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation, and come forth out of the fire, hating even the garment spotted with the flesh.
4 And this commandment shall be given unto the elders of my church, that every man which will embrace it with singleness of heart, may be ordained and sent forth, even as I have spoken.
5 I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God:
6 Wherefore gird up your loins and I will suddenly come to my temple; even so: Amen.
 

Chapter 39 • Revelation, 30 December 1830 [D&C 37]

CHAPTER XXXIX.
 
A Revelation to Joseph and , given in , New-York, December, 1830.
BEHOLD I say unto you, that it is not expedient in me that ye should translate any more until ye shall go to the ; and this because of the enemy and for your sakes.
2 And again, I say unto you, that ye shall not go until ye have preached my gospel in those parts, and have strengthened up the church whithersoev [p. 79]
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