Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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lo, your enemies are upon you, and ye shall be  scourged from city to city, and from synagogue  to synagogue, and but few shall stand to re ceive an inheritance.
9 I the Lord am angry with the wicked; I  am holding my Spirit from the inhabitants of  the earth. I have sworn in my wrath and de creed wars upon the face of the earth, and the  wicked shall slay the wicked, and fear shall  come upon every man, and the saints also  shall hardly escape: nevertheless, I the Lord  am with them, and will come down in heaven  from the presence of my Father, and consume  the wicked with unquenchable fire. And be hold this is not yet, but by and by: wherefore  seeing that I the Lord have decreed all these  things upon the face of the earth, I willeth that  my saints should be assembled upon the land  of Zion; and that every man should take righte ousness in his hands and faithfulness upon his  loins, and lift a warning voice unto the inhabi tants of the earth; and declare both by word  and by flight, that desolation shall come upon  the wicked. Wherefore let my disciples in   arrange their temporal concerns,  which dwell upon this farm.
10 Let my servant , who has  the care thereof, dispose of the land, that he  may be prepared in the coming spring, to take  his journey up unto the land of Zion, with  those that dwell upon the face thereof, except ing those whom I shall reserve unto myself,  that shall not go until I shall command them.  And let all the moneys which can be spared, [p. 206]
lo, your enemies are upon you, and ye shall be scourged from city to city, and from synagogue to synagogue, and but few shall stand to receive an inheritance.
9 I the Lord am angry with the wicked; I am holding my Spirit from the inhabitants of the earth. I have sworn in my wrath and decreed wars upon the face of the earth, and the wicked shall slay the wicked, and fear shall come upon every man, and the saints also shall hardly escape: nevertheless, I the Lord am with them, and will come down in heaven from the presence of my Father, and consume the wicked with unquenchable fire. And behold this is not yet, but by and by: wherefore seeing that I the Lord have decreed all these things upon the face of the earth, I willeth that my saints should be assembled upon the land of Zion; and that every man should take righteousness in his hands and faithfulness upon his loins, and lift a warning voice unto the inhabitants of the earth; and declare both by word and by flight, that desolation shall come upon the wicked. Wherefore let my disciples in arrange their temporal concerns, which dwell upon this farm.
10 Let my servant , who has the care thereof, dispose of the land, that he may be prepared in the coming spring, to take his journey up unto the land of Zion, with those that dwell upon the face thereof, excepting those whom I shall reserve unto myself, that shall not go until I shall command them. And let all the moneys which can be spared, [p. 206]
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