Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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for those families which have been commanded to come to this land, as soon as possible, and plant them in their inheritance. And unto the residue of both elders and members, further directions shall be given hereafter:—even so: Amen.
 
Section 28 • Revelation, 11 November 1831–A [D&C 69]
SECTION XXVIII.
 
Revelation given November, 1831.
 
1 Hearken unto me, saith the Lord your God, for my servant ’s sake, it is not wisdom in me that he should be entrusted with the commandments and the moneys which he shall carry unto the land of Zion, except one go with him who will be true and faithful: wherefore I the Lord willeth that my servant , should go with my servant . And also that he shall continue in writing and making a history of all the important things which he shall observe and know, concerning my church, and also that he receive counsel and assistance from my servant , and others.
2 And also, my servants who are abroad in the earth, should send forth the accounts of their stewardships to the land of Zion; for the land of Zion shall be a seat and a place to receive and do all these things; nevertheless, let my servant travel many times from place to place, and from church to church, that he may the more easily obtain knowledge: preaching and expounding, wri [p. 227]
for those families which have been commanded to come to this land, as soon as possible, and plant them in their inheritance. And unto the residue of both elders and members, further directions shall be given hereafter:—even so: Amen.
 
Section 28 • Revelation, 11 November 1831–A [D&C 69]
SECTION XXVIII.
 
Revelation given November, 1831.
 
1 Hearken unto me, saith the Lord your God, for my servant ’s sake, it is not wisdom in me that he should be entrusted with the commandments and the moneys which he shall carry unto the land of Zion, except one go with him who will be true and faithful: wherefore I the Lord willeth that my servant , should go with my servant . And also that he shall continue in writing and making a history of all the important things which he shall observe and know, concerning my church, and also that he receive counsel and assistance from my servant , and others.
2 And also, my servants who are abroad in the earth, should send forth the accounts of their stewardships to the land of Zion; for the land of Zion shall be a seat and a place to receive and do all these things; nevertheless, let my servant travel many times from place to place, and from church to church, that he may the more easily obtain knowledge: preaching and expounding, wri [p. 227]
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