Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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ber to sin no more, lest perils shall come upon  you.
2 Verily I say unto you, that ye are chosen  out of the world to declare my gospel with the  sound of rejoicing, as with the voice of a trump:  lift up your hearts and be glad for I am in  your midst, and am your advocate with the  Father; and it is his good will to give you the  kingdom; and as it is written, Whatsoever  ye shall ask in faith, being united in prayer ac cording to my command, ye shall receive; and  ye are called to bring to pass the gathering of  mine elect, for mine elect hear my voice and  harden not their hearts: wherefore the decree  hath gone forth from the Father, that they  shall be gathered in unto one place, upon the  face of this land, to prepare their hearts, and  be prepared in all things, against the day when  tribulation and desolation are sent forth upon  the wicked: for the hour is nigh, and the day  soon at hand, when the earth is ripe: and all  the proud, and they that do wickedly, shall be  as stubble, and I will burn them up, saith the  Lord of hosts, that wickedness shall not be up on the earth: for the hour is nigh, and that  which was spoken by mine apostles must be  fulfilled; for as they spoke so shall it come to  pass; for I will reveal myself from heaven with  power and great glory, with all the hosts there of, and dwell in righteousness with men on  earth a thousand years, and the wicked shall  not stand.
3 And again, verily, verily I say unto you,  and it hath gone forth in a firm decree, by the  will of the Father, that mine apostles, the [p. 153]
ber to sin no more, lest perils shall come upon you.
2 Verily I say unto you, that ye are chosen out of the world to declare my gospel with the sound of rejoicing, as with the voice of a trump: lift up your hearts and be glad for I am in your midst, and am your advocate with the Father; and it is his good will to give you the kingdom; and as it is written, Whatsoever ye shall ask in faith, being united in prayer according to my command, ye shall receive; and ye are called to bring to pass the gathering of mine elect, for mine elect hear my voice and harden not their hearts: wherefore the decree hath gone forth from the Father, that they shall be gathered in unto one place, upon the face of this land, to prepare their hearts, and be prepared in all things, against the day when tribulation and desolation are sent forth upon the wicked: for the hour is nigh, and the day soon at hand, when the earth is ripe: and all the proud, and they that do wickedly, shall be as stubble, and I will burn them up, saith the Lord of hosts, that wickedness shall not be upon the earth: for the hour is nigh, and that which was spoken by mine apostles must be fulfilled; for as they spoke so shall it come to pass; for I will reveal myself from heaven with power and great glory, with all the hosts thereof, and dwell in righteousness with men on earth a thousand years, and the wicked shall not stand.
3 And again, verily, verily I say unto you, and it hath gone forth in a firm decree, by the will of the Father, that mine apostles, the [p. 153]
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