Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

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shall refuse their shining, and some shall fall, and great de structions await the wicked: wherefore lift up your voice and  spare not, for the Lord God hath spoken. Therefore prophesy  and it shall be given by the power of the Holy Ghost; and if  you are faithful behold I am with you until I come: and veri ly, verily I say unto you. I come quickly. I am your Lord  and your Redeemer; even so. Amen.
 

Section 57 • Revelation, 9 December 1830 [D&C 36]

SECTION LVII.
 
Revelation to , given December, 1830.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord God, the mighty One of Israel, behold  I say unto you, my servant , that you are blessed, and  your sins are forgiven you, and you are called to preach my  gospel as with the voice of a trump; and I will lay my hand  upon you by the hand of my servant , and you  shall receive my Spirit, the Holy Ghost, even the Comforter,  which shall teach you the peaceable things of the kingdom:  and you shall declare it with a loud voice, saying, Hosanna,  blessed be the name of the most high God.
2 And now this calling and commandment give I unto you  concerning all men, that as many as shall come before my ser vants and Joseph Smith, jr. embracing this  calling and commandment, shall be ordained and sent forth to  preach the everlasting gospel among the nations, crying re pentance, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward gener ation, and come forth out of the fire, hating even the garments  spotted with the flesh.
3 And this commandment shall be given unto the elders of  my church, that every man which will embrace it with single ness of heart, may be ordained and sent forth, even as I have  spoken. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God: wherefore gird  up your loins and I will suddenly come to my temple; even  so. Amen.
 

Section 58 • Revelation, 30 December 1830 [D&C 37]

SECTION LVIII.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given  December, 1830.
 
1 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. 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 [p. 186]
shall refuse their shining, and some shall fall, and great destructions await the wicked: wherefore lift up your voice and spare not, for the Lord God hath spoken. Therefore prophesy and it shall be given by the power of the Holy Ghost; and if you are faithful behold I am with you until I come: and verily, verily I say unto you. I come quickly. I am your Lord and your Redeemer; even so. Amen.
 

Section 57 • Revelation, 9 December 1830 [D&C 36]

SECTION LVII.
 
Revelation to , given December, 1830.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord God, the mighty One of Israel, behold I say unto you, my servant , that you are blessed, and your sins are forgiven you, and you are called to preach my gospel as with the voice of a trump; and I will lay my hand upon you by the hand of my servant , and you shall receive my Spirit, the Holy Ghost, even the Comforter, which shall teach you the peaceable things of the kingdom: and you shall declare it with a loud voice, saying, Hosanna, blessed be the name of the most high God.
2 And now this calling and commandment give I unto you concerning all men, that as many as shall come before my servants and Joseph Smith, jr. 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 garments spotted with the flesh.
3 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. I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God: wherefore gird up your loins and I will suddenly come to my temple; even so. Amen.
 

Section 58 • Revelation, 30 December 1830 [D&C 37]

SECTION LVIII.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given December, 1830.
 
1 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. 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 [p. 186]
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