Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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not: behold the wounds which pierced my  side, and also the prints of the nails in my  hands and feet: be faithful; keep my com mandments, and ye shall inherit the kingdom  of heaven: Amen.
 
Section 9 • Revelation, July 1830–A [D&C 24]
SECTION IX.
 
Revelation given to Joseph Smith, jr. and , July, 1830.
 
1 Behold thou wast called and chosen to  write the book of Mormon, and to my minis try; and I have lifted thee up out of thy af flictions, and have counciled thee, that thou  hast been delivered from all thine enemies,  and thou hast been delivered from the powers  of satan, and from darkness! Nevertheless,  thou art not excusable in thy transgressions;  nevertheless go thy way and sin no more.
2 Magnify thine office; and after thou hast  sowed thy fields and secured them, go speed ily unto the church which is in , and , and they shall support  thee; and I will bless them both spiritually and  temporally; but if they receive thee not, I will  send upon them a cursing instead of a bless ing.
3 And thou shalt continue in calling upon  God in my name, and writing the things which  shall be given thee by the Comforter, and ex pounding all scriptures unto the church, and it  shall be given thee in the very moment, what  thou shalt speak and write; and they shall [p. 150]
not: behold the wounds which pierced my side, and also the prints of the nails in my hands and feet: be faithful; keep my commandments, and ye shall inherit the kingdom of heaven: Amen.
 
Section 9 • Revelation, July 1830–A [D&C 24]
SECTION IX.
 
Revelation given to Joseph Smith, jr. and , July, 1830.
 
1 Behold thou wast called and chosen to write the book of Mormon, and to my ministry; and I have lifted thee up out of thy afflictions, and have counciled thee, that thou hast been delivered from all thine enemies, and thou hast been delivered from the powers of satan, and from darkness! Nevertheless, thou art not excusable in thy transgressions; nevertheless go thy way and sin no more.
2 Magnify thine office; and after thou hast sowed thy fields and secured them, go speedily unto the church which is in , and , and they shall support thee; and I will bless them both spiritually and temporally; but if they receive thee not, I will send upon them a cursing instead of a blessing.
3 And thou shalt continue in calling upon God in my name, and writing the things which shall be given thee by the Comforter, and expounding all scriptures unto the church, and it shall be given thee in the very moment, what thou shalt speak and write; and they shall [p. 150]
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