Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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eyes from their sockets: and it shall come to  pass, that the beasts of the forests, and the  fowls of the air, shall devour them up: and  that great and abominable church, which is the  whore of all the earth, shall be cast down by  devouring fire, according as it is spoken by the  mouth of Ezekiel the prophet, which spoke of  these things, which have not come to pass, but  surely must, as I live, for abomination shall not  reign.
6 And again, verily, verily I say unto you,  that when the thousand years are ended, and  men again begin to deny their God, then will  I spare the earth but for a little season; and the  end shall come, and the heaven and the earth  shall be consumed, and pass away, and there  shall be a new heaven and a new earth; for  all old things shall pass away, and all things  shall become new, even the heaven and the  earth, and all the fulness thereof, both men and  beasts: the fowls of the air, and the fishes of  the sea, and not one hair, neither mote, shall  be lost, for it is the workmanship of mine hand.
7 But behold, verily I say unto you, before  the earth shall pass away, Michael, mine arch angel, shall sound his trump, and then shall all  the dead awake, for their graves shall be open ed, and they shall come forth; yea, even all;  and the righteous shall be gathered on my  right hand unto eternal life; and the wicked  on my left hand will I be ashamed to own be fore the Father: wherefore I will say unto  them, depart from me ye cursed into everlast ing fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
8 And now behold I say unto you, never at [p. 155]
eyes from their sockets: and it shall come to pass, that the beasts of the forests, and the fowls of the air, shall devour them up: and that great and abominable church, which is the whore of all the earth, shall be cast down by devouring fire, according as it is spoken by the mouth of Ezekiel the prophet, which spoke of these things, which have not come to pass, but surely must, as I live, for abomination shall not reign.
6 And again, verily, verily I say unto you, that when the thousand years are ended, and men again begin to deny their God, then will I spare the earth but for a little season; and the end shall come, and the heaven and the earth shall be consumed, and pass away, and there shall be a new heaven and a new earth; for all old things shall pass away, and all things shall become new, even the heaven and the earth, and all the fulness thereof, both men and beasts: the fowls of the air, and the fishes of the sea, and not one hair, neither mote, shall be lost, for it is the workmanship of mine hand.
7 But behold, verily I say unto you, before the earth shall pass away, Michael, mine archangel, shall sound his trump, and then shall all the dead awake, for their graves shall be opened, and they shall come forth; yea, even all; and the righteous shall be gathered on my right hand unto eternal life; and the wicked on my left hand will I be ashamed to own before the Father: wherefore I will say unto them, depart from me ye cursed into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels.
8 And now behold I say unto you, never at [p. 155]
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