Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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you have not faith, hope and charity, you can  do nothing. Contend against no church, save  it be the church of the devil. Take upon you  the name of Christ, and speak the truth in sober ness, and as many as repent, and are baptized  in my name, which is Jesus Christ, and endure  to the end, the same shall be saved. Behold  Jesus Christ is the name which is given of the  Father, and there is none other name given  whereby man can be saved: wherefore all men  must take upon them the name which is given  of the Father, for in that name shall they be  called at the last day: wherefore if they know  not the same by which they are called, they  cannot have place in the kingdom of my Fa ther.
5 And now behold, there are others who  are called to declare my gospel, both unto  Gentile and unto Jew: yea, even twelve: and  the twelve shall be my disciples, and they shall  take upon them my name: and the twelve are  they who shall desire to take upon them my  name, with full purpose of heart: and if they  desire to take upon them my name, with full  purpose of heart, they are called to go into all  the world to preach my gospel unto every  creature: and they are they who are ordained  of me to baptize in my name, according to  that which is written; and you have that which  is written before you: wherefore you must  perform it according to the words which are  written. And now I speak unto the twelve:  Behold my grace is sufficient for you: you  must walk uprightly before me and sin not.— [p. 258]
you have not faith, hope and charity, you can do nothing. Contend against no church, save it be the church of the devil. Take upon you the name of Christ, and speak the truth in soberness, and as many as repent, and are baptized in my name, which is Jesus Christ, and endure to the end, the same shall be saved. Behold Jesus Christ is the name which is given of the Father, and there is none other name given whereby man can be saved: wherefore all men must take upon them the name which is given of the Father, for in that name shall they be called at the last day: wherefore if they know not the same by which they are called, they cannot have place in the kingdom of my Father.
5 And now behold, there are others who are called to declare my gospel, both unto Gentile and unto Jew: yea, even twelve: and the twelve shall be my disciples, and they shall take upon them my name: and the twelve are they who shall desire to take upon them my name, with full purpose of heart: and if they desire to take upon them my name, with full purpose of heart, they are called to go into all the world to preach my gospel unto every creature: and they are they who are ordained of me to baptize in my name, according to that which is written; and you have that which is written before you: wherefore you must perform it according to the words which are written. And now I speak unto the twelve: Behold my grace is sufficient for you: you must walk uprightly before me and sin not.— [p. 258]
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