Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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in your family, and among your friends, and  in all places. And behold it is your duty to  unite with the true church, and give your lan guage to exhortation continually, that you  may receive the reward of the laborer:—  Amen.
 
Section 46 • Revelation, 6 April 1830 [D&C 21]
SECTION XLVI.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. given April 6,  1830.
 
1 Behold there shall be a record kept among  you, and in it thou shalt be called a seer, a  translator, a prophet, an apostle of Jesus Christ,  an elder of the church through the will of God  the Father, and the grace of your Lord Jesus  Christ; being inspired of the Holy Ghost to  lay the foundation thereof, and to build it up  unto the most holy faith; which church was  organized and established, in the year of your  Lord eighteen hundred and thirty, in the fourth  month, and on the sixth day of the month, which is called April.
2 Wherefore meaning the church, thou shalt  give heed unto all his words, and command ments, which he shall give unto you, as he re ceiveth them, walking in all holiness before me:  for his word ye shall receive, as if from mine  own mouth, in all patience and faith; for by  doing these things, the gates of hell shall not  prevail against you; yea, and the Lord God  will disperse the powers of darkness from be fore you; and cause the heavens to shake for [p. 265]
in your family, and among your friends, and in all places. And behold it is your duty to unite with the true church, and give your language to exhortation continually, that you may receive the reward of the laborer:— Amen.
 
Section 46 • Revelation, 6 April 1830 [D&C 21]
SECTION XLVI.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. given April 6, 1830.
 
1 Behold there shall be a record kept among you, and in it thou shalt be called a seer, a translator, a prophet, an apostle of Jesus Christ, an elder of the church through the will of God the Father, and the grace of your Lord Jesus Christ; being inspired of the Holy Ghost to lay the foundation thereof, and to build it up unto the most holy faith; which church was organized and established, in the year of your Lord eighteen hundred and thirty, in the fourth month, and on the sixth day of the month, which is called April.
2 Wherefore meaning the church, thou shalt give heed unto all his words, and commandments, which he shall give unto you, as he receiveth them, walking in all holiness before me: for his word ye shall receive, as if from mine own mouth, in all patience and faith; for by doing these things, the gates of hell shall not prevail against you; yea, and the Lord God will disperse the powers of darkness from before you; and cause the heavens to shake for [p. 265]
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