Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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spoken it and the Spirit beareth record.—  Amen.
 

Section 20 • Revelation, 30 August 1831 [D&C 63]

SECTION XX.
 
Revelation given in , August, 1831.
 
1 Hearken, O ye people, and open your  hearts, and give ear from afar: and listen, you  that call yourselves the people of the Lord,  and hear the word of the Lord, and his will  concerning you: yea, verily, I say, hear the  word of him whose anger is kindled against the  wicked and rebellious; who willeth to take  even them whom he will take, and preserveth  in life them whom he will preserve: who build eth up at his own will and pleasure; and de stroyeth when he please; and is able to cast the  soul down to hell.
2 Behold I the Lord utter my voice, and it  shall be obeyed. Wherefore verily I say, let  the wicked take heed, and let the rebellious  fear and tremble. And let the unbelieving  hold their lips, for the day of wrath shall come  upon them as a whirlwind, and all flesh shall  know that I am God. And he that seeketh  signs shall see signs, but not unto salvation.
3 Verily I say unto you, there are those  among you who seek signs: and there have  been such even from the beginning. But be hold, faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow  those that believe. Yea, signs cometh by  faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please,  but by the will of God. Yea, signs cometh by  faith, unto mighty works, for without faith no [p. 203]
spoken it and the Spirit beareth record.— Amen.
 

Section 20 • Revelation, 30 August 1831 [D&C 63]

SECTION XX.
 
Revelation given in , August, 1831.
 
1 Hearken, O ye people, and open your hearts, and give ear from afar: and listen, you that call yourselves the people of the Lord, and hear the word of the Lord, and his will concerning you: yea, verily, I say, hear the word of him whose anger is kindled against the wicked and rebellious; who willeth to take even them whom he will take, and preserveth in life them whom he will preserve: who buildeth up at his own will and pleasure; and destroyeth when he please; and is able to cast the soul down to hell.
2 Behold I the Lord utter my voice, and it shall be obeyed. Wherefore verily I say, let the wicked take heed, and let the rebellious fear and tremble. And let the unbelieving hold their lips, for the day of wrath shall come upon them as a whirlwind, and all flesh shall know that I am God. And he that seeketh signs shall see signs, but not unto salvation.
3 Verily I say unto you, there are those among you who seek signs: and there have been such even from the beginning. But behold, faith cometh not by signs, but signs follow those that believe. Yea, signs cometh by faith, not by the will of men, nor as they please, but by the will of God. Yea, signs cometh by faith, unto mighty works, for without faith no [p. 203]
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