Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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quickly. I am your Lord and your Redemer;  even so: Amen.
 

Section 57 • Revelation, 9 December 1830 [D&C 36]

SECTION LVII.
 
Revelation to , given De cember, 1830.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord God, the mighty One  of Israel, behold I say unto you, my servant  , that you are blessed, and your sins  are forgiven you, and you are called to preach  my gospel as with the voice of a trump; and  I will lay my hand upon you by the hand of  my servant , and you shall re ceive my Spirit, the Holy Ghost, even the  Comforter, which shall teach you the peacea ble things of the kingdom; and you shall de clare it with a loud voice, saying, Hosanna,  blessed be the name of the most high God.
2 And now this calling and commandment  give I unto you concerning all men, that as  many as shall come before my servant and Joseph Smith, jr. embracing this  calling and commandment, shall be ordained  and sent forth to preach the everlasting gospel  among the nations, crying repentance, saying,  Save yourselves from this untoward genera tion, and come forth out of the fire, hating  even the garments spotted with the flesh.
3 And this commandment shall be given  unto the elders of my church, that every man  which will embrace it with singleness of heart,  may be ordained and sent forth, even as I [p. 281]
quickly. I am your Lord and your Redemer; even so: Amen.
 

Section 57 • Revelation, 9 December 1830 [D&C 36]

SECTION LVII.
 
Revelation to , given December, 1830.
 
1 Thus saith the Lord God, the mighty One of Israel, behold I say unto you, my servant , that you are blessed, and your sins are forgiven you, and you are called to preach my gospel as with the voice of a trump; and I will lay my hand upon you by the hand of my servant , and you shall receive my Spirit, the Holy Ghost, even the Comforter, which shall teach you the peaceable things of the kingdom; and you shall declare it with a loud voice, saying, Hosanna, blessed be the name of the most high God.
2 And now this calling and commandment give I unto you concerning all men, that as many as shall come before my servant and Joseph Smith, jr. embracing this calling and commandment, shall be ordained and sent forth to preach the everlasting gospel among the nations, crying repentance, saying, Save yourselves from this untoward generation, and come forth out of the fire, hating even the garments spotted with the flesh.
3 And this commandment shall be given unto the elders of my church, that every man which will embrace it with singleness of heart, may be ordained and sent forth, even as I [p. 281]
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