Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

  • Source Note
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stand in holy places, and shall not be moved; but among the  wicked, men shall lift up their voices and curse God and die.  And there shall be earthquakes, also, in divers places, and  many desolations, yet men will harden their hearts against  me; and they will take up the sword one against another, and  they will kill one another.
5 And now, when I the Lord had spoken these words unto  my disciples, they were troubled; and I said unto them, be  not troubled, for when all these things shall come to pass, ye  may know that the promises which have been made unto you,  shall be fulfilled: and when the light shall begin to break forth,  it shall be with them like unto a parable which I will show  you: ye look and behold the fig-trees, and ye see them with  your eyes, and ye say when they begin to shoot forth and their  leaves are yet tender, that summer is now nigh at  hand: even so it shall be in that day, when they shall see all  these things, then shall they know that the hour is nigh.
6 And it shall come to pass that he that feareth me shall be  looking forth for the great day of the Lord to come, even for  the signs of the coming of the Son of man; and they shall see  signs and wonders, for they shall be shown forth in the heavens  above, and in the earth beneath; and they shall behold blood  and fire, and vapors of smoke; and before the day of the Lord  shall come, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon be turn ed into blood, and stars fall from heaven; and the remnant  shall be gathered unto this place; and then they shall look for  me, and behold I will come: and they shall see me in the clouds  of heaven, clothed with power and great glory, with all the  holy angels; and he that watches not for me shall be cut off.
7 But before the arm of the Lord shall fall, an angel shall  sound his trump, and the saints that have slept, shall come  forth to meet me in the cloud. Wherefore if ye have slept in  peace, blessed are you, for as you now behold me and know  that I am, even so shall ye come unto me and your souls shall  live, and your redemption shall be perfected, and the saints  shall come forth from the four quarters of the earth.
8 Then shall the arm of the Lord fall upon the nations, and  then shall the Lord set his foot upon this mount, and it shall  cleave in twain, and the earth shall tremble, and reel to and  fro, and the heavens also shall shake, and the Lord shall utter  his voice and all the ends of the earth shall hear it, and the  nations of the earth shall mourn, and they that have laughed  shall see their folly, and calamity shall cover the mocker, and  the scorner shall be consumed, and they that have watched  for iniquity shall be hewn down and cast into the fire.
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stand in holy places, and shall not be moved; but among the wicked, men shall lift up their voices and curse God and die. And there shall be earthquakes, also, in divers places, and many desolations, yet men will harden their hearts against me; and they will take up the sword one against another, and they will kill one another.
5 And now, when I the Lord had spoken these words unto my disciples, they were troubled; and I said unto them, be not troubled, for when all these things shall come to pass, ye may know that the promises which have been made unto you, shall be fulfilled: and when the light shall begin to break forth, it shall be with them like unto a parable which I will show you: ye look and behold the fig-trees, and ye see them with your eyes, and ye say when they begin to shoot forth and their leaves are yet tender, that summer is now nigh at hand: even so it shall be in that day, when they shall see all these things, then shall they know that the hour is nigh.
6 And it shall come to pass that he that feareth me shall be looking forth for the great day of the Lord to come, even for the signs of the coming of the Son of man; and they shall see signs and wonders, for they shall be shown forth in the heavens above, and in the earth beneath; and they shall behold blood and fire, and vapors of smoke; and before the day of the Lord shall come, the sun shall be darkened, and the moon be turned into blood, and stars fall from heaven; and the remnant shall be gathered unto this place; and then they shall look for me, and behold I will come: and they shall see me in the clouds of heaven, clothed with power and great glory, with all the holy angels; and he that watches not for me shall be cut off.
7 But before the arm of the Lord shall fall, an angel shall sound his trump, and the saints that have slept, shall come forth to meet me in the cloud. Wherefore if ye have slept in peace, blessed are you, for as you now behold me and know that I am, even so shall ye come unto me and your souls shall live, and your redemption shall be perfected, and the saints shall come forth from the four quarters of the earth.
8 Then shall the arm of the Lord fall upon the nations, and then shall the Lord set his foot upon this mount, and it shall cleave in twain, and the earth shall tremble, and reel to and fro, and the heavens also shall shake, and the Lord shall utter his voice and all the ends of the earth shall hear it, and the nations of the earth shall mourn, and they that have laughed shall see their folly, and calamity shall cover the mocker, and the scorner shall be consumed, and they that have watched for iniquity shall be hewn down and cast into the fire.
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