Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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16 Thou shalt take the things which thou  hast received, which have been given unto  thee in my scriptures for a law, to be my law,  to govern my church; and he that doth ac cording to these things, shall be saved, and he  that doeth them not shall be damned, if he  continues.
17 If thou shalt ask, thou shalt receive reve lation upon revelation, knowledge upon knowl edge, that thou mayest know the mysteries,  and peaceable things; that which bringeth joy,  that which bringeth life eternal. Thou shalt  ask, and it shall be revealed unto you in  mine own due time, where the  shall be built.
18 And behold, it shall come to pass, that  my servants shall be sent forth to the east, and  to the west, to the north, and to the south;— and even now, let him that goeth to the east,  teach them that shall be converted to flee to  the west; and this in consequence of that  which is coming on the earth, and of secret  combinations. Behold thou shalt observe all  things, and great shall be thy reward; for un to you it is given to know the mysteries of the  kingdom, but unto the world it is not given to  know them. Ye shall observe the laws which  ye have received, and be faithful. And ye  shall hereafter receive church covenants, such  as shall be sufficient to establish you, both  here, and in the New Jerusalem. Therefore,  he that lacketh wisdom, let him ask of me, and  I will give him liberally, and upbraid him not.  Lift up your hearts and rejoice, for unto you  the kingdom, or in other words, the keys of [p. 172]
16 Thou shalt take the things which thou hast received, which have been given unto thee in my scriptures for a law, to be my law, to govern my church; and he that doth according to these things, shall be saved, and he that doeth them not shall be damned, if he continues.
17 If thou shalt ask, thou shalt receive revelation upon revelation, knowledge upon knowledge, that thou mayest know the mysteries, and peaceable things; that which bringeth joy, that which bringeth life eternal. Thou shalt ask, and it shall be revealed unto you in mine own due time, where the shall be built.
18 And behold, it shall come to pass, that my servants shall be sent forth to the east, and to the west, to the north, and to the south;—and even now, let him that goeth to the east, teach them that shall be converted to flee to the west; and this in consequence of that which is coming on the earth, and of secret combinations. Behold thou shalt observe all things, and great shall be thy reward; for unto you it is given to know the mysteries of the kingdom, but unto the world it is not given to know them. Ye shall observe the laws which ye have received, and be faithful. And ye shall hereafter receive church covenants, such as shall be sufficient to establish you, both here, and in the New Jerusalem. Therefore, he that lacketh wisdom, let him ask of me, and I will give him liberally, and upbraid him not. Lift up your hearts and rejoice, for unto you the kingdom, or in other words, the keys of [p. 172]
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