Book of Commandments, 1833

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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you in my own due time where the New Jerusalem  shall be built.
48 And behold, it shall come to pass, that my ser vants shall be sent both to the east, and to the west,  to the north, and to the south; and even now let  him that goeth to the east, teach them that shall be  converted to flee to the west; and this in conse quence of that which is to come on the earth, and  of secret combinations.
49 Behold, thou shalt observe all these things, and  great shall be thy reward.
50 Thou shalt observe to keep the mysteries of the  kingdom unto thyself, for it is not given to the world  to know the mysteries.
51 The laws which ye have received, and shall  hereafter receive, shall be sufficient for you both  here, and in the New Jerusalem.
52 Therefore, he that lacketh knowledge, let him  ask of me and I will give him liberally and upbraid  him not.
53 Lift up your hearts and rejoice, for unto you  the kingdom has been given; even so: Amen.
54 The priests and teachers, shall have their stew ardship given them even as the members; and the  elders are to assist the in all things, and he  is to see that their families are supported out of the  property which is consecrated to the Lord, either a  stewardship, or otherwise, as may be thought best  by the elders and .
55 Thou shalt contract no debts with the world,  except thou art commanded.
56 And again, the elders and , shall coun sel together, and they shall do by the direction of  the Spirit as it must needs be necessary.
57 There shall be as many appointed as must [p. 95]
you in my own due time where the New Jerusalem shall be built.
48 And behold, it shall come to pass, that my servants shall be sent both to the east, and to the west, to the north, and to the south; and even now let him that goeth to the east, teach them that shall be converted to flee to the west; and this in consequence of that which is to come on the earth, and of secret combinations.
49 Behold, thou shalt observe all these things, and great shall be thy reward.
50 Thou shalt observe to keep the mysteries of the kingdom unto thyself, for it is not given to the world to know the mysteries.
51 The laws which ye have received, and shall hereafter receive, shall be sufficient for you both here, and in the New Jerusalem.
52 Therefore, he that lacketh knowledge, let him ask of me and I will give him liberally and upbraid him not.
53 Lift up your hearts and rejoice, for unto you the kingdom has been given; even so: Amen.
54 The priests and teachers, shall have their stewardship given them even as the members; and the elders are to assist the in all things, and he is to see that their families are supported out of the property which is consecrated to the Lord, either a stewardship, or otherwise, as may be thought best by the elders and .
55 Thou shalt contract no debts with the world, except thou art commanded.
56 And again, the elders and , shall counsel together, and they shall do by the direction of the Spirit as it must needs be necessary.
57 There shall be as many appointed as must [p. 95]
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