Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Section 55 • Revelation, October 1830–B [D&C 33]
SECTION LV.
 
Revelation to and , given October, 1830.
 
1 Behold I say unto you, my servants  and , open ye your ears and hearken  to the voice of the Lord your God, whose  word is quick and powerful, sharper than a  two-edged sword, to the dividing asunder of  the joints and marrow, soul and spirit: and is  a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the  heart. For verily, verily I say unto you, that  ye are called to lift up your voices as with the  sound of a trump, to declare my gospel unto  a crooked and a perverse generation: for be hold the field is white already to harvest; and  it is the eleventh hour, and for the last time  that I shall call laborers into my vineyard.  And my vineyard has become corrupted every  whit: and there is none which doeth good save  it be a few; and they err in many instances,  because of priestcrafts, all having corrupt  minds.
2 And verily, verily I say unto you, that  this church have I established and called forth  out of the wilderness: and even so will I gath er mine elect from the four quarters of the  earth, even as many as will believe in me, and  hearken unto my voice: yea, verily, verily I say  unto you, that the field is white already to har vest; wherefore thrust in your sickles, and reap  with all your might, mind and strength. Open  your mouths and they shall be filled; and you [p. 278]
 
Section 55 • Revelation, October 1830–B [D&C 33]
SECTION LV.
 
Revelation to and , given October, 1830.
 
1 Behold I say unto you, my servants and , open ye your ears and hearken to the voice of the Lord your God, whose word is quick and powerful, sharper than a two-edged sword, to the dividing asunder of the joints and marrow, soul and spirit: and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. For verily, verily I say unto you, that ye are called to lift up your voices as with the sound of a trump, to declare my gospel unto a crooked and a perverse generation: for behold the field is white already to harvest; and it is the eleventh hour, and for the last time that I shall call laborers into my vineyard. And my vineyard has become corrupted every whit: and there is none which doeth good save it be a few; and they err in many instances, because of priestcrafts, all having corrupt minds.
2 And verily, verily I say unto you, that this church have I established and called forth out of the wilderness: and even so will I gather mine elect from the four quarters of the earth, even as many as will believe in me, and hearken unto my voice: yea, verily, verily I say unto you, that the field is white already to harvest; wherefore thrust in your sickles, and reap with all your might, mind and strength. Open your mouths and they shall be filled; and you [p. 278]
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