Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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forth the angel, crying through the midst of heaven, saying:  Prepare ye the way of the Lord, and make his paths strait,  for the hour of his coming is nigh, when the Lamb shall stand  upon mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty four  thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads:  wherefore, prepare ye for the coming of the Bridegroom: go  ye, go ye out to meet him, for behold he shall stand upon the  mount of Olivet, and upon the mighty ocean, even the great  deep, and upon the islands of the sea, and upon the land of  Zion; and he shall utter his voice out of Zion, and he shall  speak from Jerusalem, and his voice shall be heard among all  people, and it shall be a voice as the voice of many waters,  and as the voice of a great thunder, which shall break down  the mountains, and the vallies shall not be found: he shall  command the great deep and it shall be driven back into the  north countries, and the islands shall become one land, and  the land of Jerusalem and the land of Zion, shall be turned  back into their own place, and the earth shall be like as it was  in the days before it was divided. And the Lord even the Sav ior shall stand in the midst of his people, and shall reign over  all flesh. And they who are in the north countries shall come  in remembrance before the Lord, and their prophets shall hear  his voice, and shall no longer stay themselves, and they shall  smite the rocks, and the ice shall flow down at their presence.  And an high way shall be cast up in the midst of the great  deep. Their enemies shall become a prey unto them, and in  the barren deserts there shall come forth pools of living water;  and the parched ground shall no longer be a thirsty land.—  And they shall bring forth their rich treasures unto the chil dren of Ephraim my servants. And the boundaries of the ev erlasting hills shall tremble at their presence. And then shall  they fall down and be crowned with glory, even in Zion, by  the hands of the servants of the Lord, even the children of  Ephraim; and they shall be filled with songs of everlasting joy.  Behold this is the blessing of the everlasting God upon the  tribes of Israel, and the richer blessing upon the head of  Ephraim and his fellows. And they also of the tribe of Judah,  after their pain, shall be sanctified in holiness before the Lord  to dwell in his presence day and night forever and ever.
4 And now verily saith the Lord, that these things might be  known among you, O inhabitants of the earth, I have sent  forth mine angel, flying through the midst of heaven, having  the everlasting gospel, who hath appeared unto some, and  hath committed it unto man, who shall appear unto many that  dwell on the earth: and this gospel shall be preached unto eve ry nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, and the ser [p. 248]
forth the angel, crying through the midst of heaven, saying: Prepare ye the way of the Lord, and make his paths strait, for the hour of his coming is nigh, when the Lamb shall stand upon mount Zion, and with him a hundred and forty four thousand, having his Father’s name written in their foreheads: wherefore, prepare ye for the coming of the Bridegroom: go ye, go ye out to meet him, for behold he shall stand upon the mount of Olivet, and upon the mighty ocean, even the great deep, and upon the islands of the sea, and upon the land of Zion; and he shall utter his voice out of Zion, and he shall speak from Jerusalem, and his voice shall be heard among all people, and it shall be a voice as the voice of many waters, and as the voice of a great thunder, which shall break down the mountains, and the vallies shall not be found: he shall command the great deep and it shall be driven back into the north countries, and the islands shall become one land, and the land of Jerusalem and the land of Zion, shall be turned back into their own place, and the earth shall be like as it was in the days before it was divided. And the Lord even the Savior shall stand in the midst of his people, and shall reign over all flesh. And they who are in the north countries shall come in remembrance before the Lord, and their prophets shall hear his voice, and shall no longer stay themselves, and they shall smite the rocks, and the ice shall flow down at their presence. And an high way shall be cast up in the midst of the great deep. Their enemies shall become a prey unto them, and in the barren deserts there shall come forth pools of living water; and the parched ground shall no longer be a thirsty land.— And they shall bring forth their rich treasures unto the children of Ephraim my servants. And the boundaries of the everlasting hills shall tremble at their presence. And then shall they fall down and be crowned with glory, even in Zion, by the hands of the servants of the Lord, even the children of Ephraim; and they shall be filled with songs of everlasting joy. Behold this is the blessing of the everlasting God upon the tribes of Israel, and the richer blessing upon the head of Ephraim and his fellows. And they also of the tribe of Judah, after their pain, shall be sanctified in holiness before the Lord to dwell in his presence day and night forever and ever.
4 And now verily saith the Lord, that these things might be known among you, O inhabitants of the earth, I have sent forth mine angel, flying through the midst of heaven, having the everlasting gospel, who hath appeared unto some, and hath committed it unto man, who shall appear unto many that dwell on the earth: and this gospel shall be preached unto every nation, and kindred, and tongue, and people, and the ser [p. 248]
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