Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Section 45 • Revelation, April 1830–A, B, C, D, E [D&C 23]

SECTION XLV.
 
Revelation to , ,  , and   given April, 1830.
 
1 Behold I speak unto you, , a few  words. Behold thou art blessed, and art un der no condemnation. But beware of pride,  lest thou shouldst enter into temptation. Make  known thy calling unto the church, and also  before the world; and thy heart shall be  opened to preach the truth from henceforth  and forever: Amen.
2 Behold I speak unto you, , a few  words: for thou also art under no condemna tion, and thy heart is opened, and thy tongue  loosed; and thy calling is to exhortation, and  to strengthen the church continually. Where fore thy duty is unto the church forever; and  this because of thy family: Amen.
3 Behold I speak a few words unto you,  : for thou also art under no condemna tion, and thy calling is to exhortation, and to  strengthen the church. And thou art not as  yet called to preach before the world: Amen.
4 Behold I speak a few words unto you,  : for thou also art under no condemna tion, and thy calling also is to exhortation, and  to strengthen the church. And this is thy du ty from henceforth and forever: Amen.
5 Behold I manifest unto you, , by these words, that you must take  up your cross, in the which you must pray vo cally before the world, as well as in secret, and [p. 264]

Section 45 • Revelation, April 1830–A, B, C, D, E [D&C 23]

SECTION XLV.
 
Revelation to , , , and given April, 1830.
 
1 Behold I speak unto you, , a few words. Behold thou art blessed, and art under no condemnation. But beware of pride, lest thou shouldst enter into temptation. Make known thy calling unto the church, and also before the world; and thy heart shall be opened to preach the truth from henceforth and forever: Amen.
2 Behold I speak unto you, , a few words: for thou also art under no condemnation, and thy heart is opened, and thy tongue loosed; and thy calling is to exhortation, and to strengthen the church continually. Wherefore thy duty is unto the church forever; and this because of thy family: Amen.
3 Behold I speak a few words unto you, : for thou also art under no condemnation, and thy calling is to exhortation, and to strengthen the church. And thou art not as yet called to preach before the world: Amen.
4 Behold I speak a few words unto you, : for thou also art under no condemnation, and thy calling also is to exhortation, and to strengthen the church. And this is thy duty from henceforth and forever: Amen.
5 Behold I manifest unto you, , by these words, that you must take up your cross, in the which you must pray vocally before the world, as well as in secret, and [p. 264]
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