Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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which are to come; and also, that you might  be honored of laying the foundation, and of  bearing record of the land upon which the Zi on of God shall stand; and also, that a feast of  fat things might be prepared for the poor; yea,  a feast of fat things, of wine on the lees well  refined, that the earth may know that the  mouths of the prophets shall not fail; yea, a  supper of the house of the Lord, well prepared  unto which all nations shall be invited. First ly the rich and the learned, the wise and the  noble; and after that cometh the day of my  power: then shall the poor, the lame and the  blind, and the deaf, come in unto the marriage  of the Lamb, and partake of the supper of the  Lord, prepared for the great day to come.—  Behold I the Lord have spoken it.
4 And that the testimony might go forth  from Zion; yea, from the mouth of the city of  the heritage of God: yea, for this cause I have  sent you hither; and have selected my servant   and have appointed unto  him his mission in this land: but if he repent  not of his sins, which are unbelief and blind ness of heart, let him take heed lest he fall.—  Behold his mission is given unto him and it  shall not be given again. And whoso standeth  in his mission, is appointed to be a judge in Is rael, like as it was in ancient days, to divide  the lands of the heritage of God unto his chil dren; and to judge his people by the testimo ny of the just, and by the assistance of his  councillors, according to the laws of the king dom which are given by the prophets of God: [p. 195]
which are to come; and also, that you might be honored of laying the foundation, and of bearing record of the land upon which the Zion of God shall stand; and also, that a feast of fat things might be prepared for the poor; yea, a feast of fat things, of wine on the lees well refined, that the earth may know that the mouths of the prophets shall not fail; yea, a supper of the house of the Lord, well prepared unto which all nations shall be invited. Firstly the rich and the learned, the wise and the noble; and after that cometh the day of my power: then shall the poor, the lame and the blind, and the deaf, come in unto the marriage of the Lamb, and partake of the supper of the Lord, prepared for the great day to come.— Behold I the Lord have spoken it.
4 And that the testimony might go forth from Zion; yea, from the mouth of the city of the heritage of God: yea, for this cause I have sent you hither; and have selected my servant and have appointed unto him his mission in this land: but if he repent not of his sins, which are unbelief and blindness of heart, let him take heed lest he fall.— Behold his mission is given unto him and it shall not be given again. And whoso standeth in his mission, is appointed to be a judge in Israel, like as it was in ancient days, to divide the lands of the heritage of God unto his children; and to judge his people by the testimony of the just, and by the assistance of his councillors, according to the laws of the kingdom which are given by the prophets of God: [p. 195]
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