Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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all nations, but they shall be gathered again;  but they shall remain until the times of the  Gentiles be fulfilled.
4 And in that day shall be heard of wars  and rumors of wars, and the whole earth shall  be in commotion, and men’s hearts shall fail  them, and they shall say that Christ delayeth  his coming until the end of the earth. And  the love of men shall wax cold, and iniquity  shall abound; and when the time of the Gen tiles is come in, a light shall break forth among  them that sit in darkness, and it shall be the  fulness of my gospel; but they receive it not,  for they perceive not the light, and they turn  their hearts from me because of the precepts  of men; and in that generation shall the times  of the Gentiles be fulfilled: and there shall be  men standing in that generation, that shall not  pass, until they shall see an overflowing  scourge; for a desolating sickness shall come  over the land: but my disciples shall stand in  holy places, and shall not be moved; but among  the wicked, men shall lift up their voices and  curse God and die. And there shall be earth quakes, also, in divers places, and many deso lations, yet men will harden their hearts against  me; and they will take up the sword one  against another, and they will kill one anoth er.
5 And now, when I the Lord had spoken  these words unto my disciples, they were  troubled; and I said unto them, be not troub led, for when all these things come to pass, ye  may know that the promises which have been [p. 182]
all nations, but they shall be gathered again; but they shall remain until the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled.
4 And in that day shall be heard of wars and rumors of wars, and the whole earth shall be in commotion, and men’s hearts shall fail them, and they shall say that Christ delayeth his coming until the end of the earth. And the love of men shall wax cold, and iniquity shall abound; and when the time of the Gentiles is come in, a light shall break forth among them that sit in darkness, and it shall be the fulness of my gospel; but they receive it not, for they perceive not the light, and they turn their hearts from me because of the precepts of men; and in that generation shall the times of the Gentiles be fulfilled: and there shall be men standing in that generation, that shall not pass, until they shall see an overflowing scourge; for a desolating sickness shall come over the land: but my disciples shall stand in holy places, and shall not be moved; but among the wicked, men shall lift up their voices and curse God and die. And there shall be earthquakes, also, in divers places, and many desolations, yet men will harden their hearts against me; and they will take up the sword one against another, and they will kill one another.
5 And now, when I the Lord had spoken these words unto my disciples, they were troubled; and I said unto them, be not troubled, for when all these things come to pass, ye may know that the promises which have been [p. 182]
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