Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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bosom, to the salvation of mine own elect: for  they will hear my voice, and shall see me, and  shall not be asleep, and shall abide the day of  my coming, for they shall be purified even as  I am pure. And now I say unto you, tarry  with him and he shall journey with you; for sake him not and surely these things shall be  fulfilled. And inasmuch as ye do not write,  behold it shall be given unto him to prophesy:  and thou shalt preach my gospel, and call on  the holy prophets to prove his words, as they  shall be given him.
6 Keep all the commandments and cove nants by which ye are bound, and I will cause  the heavens to shake for your good: and satan  shall tremble; and Zion shall rejoice upon the  hills, and flourish; and Israel shall be saved in  mine own due time. And by the keys which  I have given, shall they be led and no more be  confounded at all. Lift up your hearts and be  glad: your redemption draweth nigh. Fear  not little flock, the kingdom is yours until I  come. Behold I come quickly; even so;  Amen.
 
Section 12 • Revelation, 2 January 1831 [D&C 38]
SECTION XII.
 
Revelation given January, 1831.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord your God, even Je sus Christ, the Great I AM, Alpha and Ome ga, the beginning and the end, the same which  looked upon the wide expanse of eternity, and  all the seraphic hosts of heaven, before the [p. 161]
bosom, to the salvation of mine own elect: for they will hear my voice, and shall see me, and shall not be asleep, and shall abide the day of my coming, for they shall be purified even as I am pure. And now I say unto you, tarry with him and he shall journey with you; forsake him not and surely these things shall be fulfilled. And inasmuch as ye do not write, behold it shall be given unto him to prophesy: and thou shalt preach my gospel, and call on the holy prophets to prove his words, as they shall be given him.
6 Keep all the commandments and covenants by which ye are bound, and I will cause the heavens to shake for your good: and satan shall tremble; and Zion shall rejoice upon the hills, and flourish; and Israel shall be saved in mine own due time. And by the keys which I have given, shall they be led and no more be confounded at all. Lift up your hearts and be glad: your redemption draweth nigh. Fear not little flock, the kingdom is yours until I come. Behold I come quickly; even so; Amen.
 
Section 12 • Revelation, 2 January 1831 [D&C 38]
SECTION XII.
 
Revelation given January, 1831.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord your God, even Jesus Christ, the Great I AM, Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the same which looked upon the wide expanse of eternity, and all the seraphic hosts of heaven, before the [p. 161]
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