Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

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say unto thee, thou art not called to go into the eastern coun tries, but thou art called to go to the . And inasmuch  as my people shall assemble themselves to the , I have  kept in store a blessing such as is not known among the chil dren of men, and it shall be poured forth upon their heads.—  And from thence men shall go forth into all nations.
5 Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, that the people in   call upon me in much faith, thinking I will stay my hand  in judgment upon the nations, but I cannot deny my word:  wherefore lay to with your might and call faithful laborers in to my vineyard, that it may be pruned for the last time. And  inasmuch as they do repent and receive the fulness of my gos pel, and become sanctified, I will stay mine hand in judgment:  wherefore go forth, crying with a loud voice, saying, The  kingdom of heaven is at hand; crying Hosanna! blessed be  the name of the most high God. Go forth baptizing with wa ter, preparing the way before my face, for the time of my  coming; for the time is at hand: the day nor the hour no man  knoweth, but it surely shall come, and he that receiveth these  things receiveth me; and they shall be gathered unto me in  time and in eternity.
6 And again, it shall come to pass, that on as many as ye  shall baptize with water, ye shall lay your hands, and they  shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and shall be looking  forth for the signs of my coming, and shall know me. Behold  I come quickly; even so. Amen.
 

Section 60 • Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]

SECTION LX.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given Jan uary, 1831, explaining why , obeyed not the rev elation which was given unto him.
 
1 Behold, verily I say unto you, that the heart of my ser vant was right before me, for he covenanted  with me, that he would obey my word. And he received the  word with gladness, but straightway satan tempted him; and  the fear of persecution, and the cares of the world, caused him  to reject the word; wherefore he broke my covenant, and it  remaineth in me to do with him as seemeth me good. Amen.
 

Section 61 • Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]

SECTION LXI.
 
Revelation given February, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and hear, O ye my people, saith the Lord and  your God, ye whom I delight to bless with the greatest bles [p. 188]
say unto thee, thou art not called to go into the eastern countries, but thou art called to go to the . And inasmuch as my people shall assemble themselves to the , I have kept in store a blessing such as is not known among the children of men, and it shall be poured forth upon their heads.— And from thence men shall go forth into all nations.
5 Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, that the people in call upon me in much faith, thinking I will stay my hand in judgment upon the nations, but I cannot deny my word: wherefore lay to with your might and call faithful laborers into my vineyard, that it may be pruned for the last time. And inasmuch as they do repent and receive the fulness of my gospel, and become sanctified, I will stay mine hand in judgment: wherefore go forth, crying with a loud voice, saying, The kingdom of heaven is at hand; crying Hosanna! blessed be the name of the most high God. Go forth baptizing with water, preparing the way before my face, for the time of my coming; for the time is at hand: the day nor the hour no man knoweth, but it surely shall come, and he that receiveth these things receiveth me; and they shall be gathered unto me in time and in eternity.
6 And again, it shall come to pass, that on as many as ye shall baptize with water, ye shall lay your hands, and they shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and shall be looking forth for the signs of my coming, and shall know me. Behold I come quickly; even so. Amen.
 

Section 60 • Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]

SECTION LX.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given January, 1831, explaining why , obeyed not the revelation which was given unto him.
 
1 Behold, verily I say unto you, that the heart of my servant was right before me, for he covenanted with me, that he would obey my word. And he received the word with gladness, but straightway satan tempted him; and the fear of persecution, and the cares of the world, caused him to reject the word; wherefore he broke my covenant, and it remaineth in me to do with him as seemeth me good. Amen.
 

Section 61 • Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]

SECTION LXI.
 
Revelation given February, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and hear, O ye my people, saith the Lord and your God, ye whom I delight to bless with the greatest bles [p. 188]
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