Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
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Section 50 • Revelation, circa August 1830 [D&C 27]

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Revelation given September, 1830.
 
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ, your  Lord, your God and your Redeemer, whose  word is quick and powerful. For behold I say  unto you, that it mattereth not what ye shall  eat, or what ye shall drink, when ye partake of  the sacrament, if it so be that ye do it with an  eye single to my glory; remembering unto the  Father my body which was laid down for you,  and my blood which was shed for the remis sion of your sins: wherefore a commandment  I give unto you, that you shall not purchase  wine, neither strong drink of your enemies:  wherefore you shall partake of none, except  it is made new among you; yea, in this my  Father’s kingdom which shall be built up on  the earth.
2 Behold this is wisdom in me: wherefore  marvel not for the hour cometh that I will  drink of the fruit of the vine with you on the  earth, and with Moroni, whom I have sent un to you to reveal the book of Mormon, con taining the fulness of my everlasting gospel;  to whom I have committed the keys of the  record of the stick of Ephraim; and also with  Elias, to whom I have committed the keys of  bringing to pass the restoration of all things,  spoken by the mouth of all the holy prophets  since the world began, concerning the last  days: and also John the son of Zacharias,  which Zacharias he (Elias) visited and gave [p. 270]

Section 50 • Revelation, circa August 1830 [D&C 27]

SECTION L.
 
Revelation given September, 1830.
 
1 Listen to the voice of Jesus Christ, your Lord, your God and your Redeemer, whose word is quick and powerful. For behold I say unto you, that it mattereth not what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink, when ye partake of the sacrament, if it so be that ye do it with an eye single to my glory; remembering unto the Father my body which was laid down for you, and my blood which was shed for the remission of your sins: wherefore a commandment I give unto you, that you shall not purchase wine, neither strong drink of your enemies: wherefore you shall partake of none, except it is made new among you; yea, in this my Father’s kingdom which shall be built up on the earth.
2 Behold this is wisdom in me: wherefore marvel not for the hour cometh that I will drink of the fruit of the vine with you on the earth, and with Moroni, whom I have sent unto you to reveal the book of Mormon, containing the fulness of my everlasting gospel; to whom I have committed the keys of the record of the stick of Ephraim; and also with Elias, to whom I have committed the keys of bringing to pass the restoration of all things, spoken by the mouth of all the holy prophets since the world began, concerning the last days: and also John the son of Zacharias, which Zacharias he (Elias) visited and gave [p. 270]
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