Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

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Section 38 • Revelation, May 1829–B [D&C 12]

SECTION XXXVIII.
 
Revelation given to May, 1829.
 
1 A great and marvelous work is about to come forth among  the children of men: behold I am God, and give heed to my  word, which is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged  sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow:  therefore, given heed unto my word.
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest, therefore who so desireth to reap, let him thrust in his sickle with his might,  and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his  soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God: yea, whoso ever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of  God: therefore if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you  will knock it shall be opened unto you.
3 Now as you have asked, behold I say unto you, keep my  commandments, and seek to bring forth and establish the cause  of Zion.
4 Behold I speak unto you, and also to all those who have  desires to bring forth and establish this work, and no one can  assist in this work, except he shall be humble and full of love,  having faith, hope and charity, being temperate in all things,  whatsoever shall be intrusted to his care.
5 Behold I am the light and the life of the world, that speak eth these words: therefore, give heed with your might, and  then you are called. Amen.
 

Section 39 • Revelation, June 1829–A [D&C 14]

SECTION XXXIX.
 
Revelation given to , June, 1829.
 
1 A great and marvelous work is about to come forth unto  the children of men: behold I am God, and give heed to my  word, which is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged  sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow:  therefore, give heed unto my word.
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest, therefore, who so desireth to reap, let him thrust in his sickle with his might,  and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his  soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God: yea, whoso ever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of  God: therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you  will knock it shall be opened unto you.
3 Seek to bring forth and establish my Zion. Keep my com mandments in all things, and if you keep my commandments [p. 169]

Section 38 • Revelation, May 1829–B [D&C 12]

SECTION XXXVIII.
 
Revelation given to May, 1829.
 
1 A great and marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men: behold I am God, and give heed to my word, which is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow: therefore, given heed unto my word.
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest, therefore whoso desireth to reap, let him thrust in his sickle with his might, and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God: yea, whosoever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of God: therefore if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will knock it shall be opened unto you.
3 Now as you have asked, behold I say unto you, keep my commandments, and seek to bring forth and establish the cause of Zion.
4 Behold I speak unto you, and also to all those who have desires to bring forth and establish this work, and no one can assist in this work, except he shall be humble and full of love, having faith, hope and charity, being temperate in all things, whatsoever shall be intrusted to his care.
5 Behold I am the light and the life of the world, that speaketh these words: therefore, give heed with your might, and then you are called. Amen.
 

Section 39 • Revelation, June 1829–A [D&C 14]

SECTION XXXIX.
 
Revelation given to , June, 1829.
 
1 A great and marvelous work is about to come forth unto the children of men: behold I am God, and give heed to my word, which is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow: therefore, give heed unto my word.
2 Behold the field is white already to harvest, therefore, whoso desireth to reap, let him thrust in his sickle with his might, and reap while the day lasts, that he may treasure up for his soul everlasting salvation in the kingdom of God: yea, whosoever will thrust in his sickle and reap, the same is called of God: therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will knock it shall be opened unto you.
3 Seek to bring forth and establish my Zion. Keep my commandments in all things, and if you keep my commandments [p. 169]
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