Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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they shall be gathered unto me in time and in  eternity.
6 And again, it shall come to pass, that on  as many as ye shall baptize with water, ye  shall lay your hands, and they shall receive  the gift of the Holy Ghost, and shall be look ing forth for the signs of my coming, and shall  know me. Behold I come quickly; even so:  Amen.
 
Section 60 • Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]
SECTION LX.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given January, 1831, explaining  why obeyed not the revelation  which was given unto him.
 
1 Behold, verily I say unto you, that the  heart of my servant was right  before me, for he covenanted with me, that he  would obey my word. And he received the  word with gladness, but straightway satan  tempted him; and the fear of persecution, and  the cares of the world, caused him to reject  the word; wherefore he broke my covenant  and it remaineth with me to do with him as  seemeth me good: Amen.
 
Section 61 • Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]
SECTION LXI.
 
Revelation given February, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and hear, O ye my people, saith  the Lord and your God, ye whom I delight to  bless with the greatest blessings; ye that hear [p. 285]
they shall be gathered unto me in time and in eternity.
6 And again, it shall come to pass, that on as many as ye shall baptize with water, ye shall lay your hands, and they shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and shall be looking forth for the signs of my coming, and shall know me. Behold I come quickly; even so: Amen.
 
Section 60 • Revelation, 6 January 1831 [D&C 40]
SECTION LX.
 
Revelation to Joseph Smith, jr. and , given January, 1831, explaining why obeyed not the revelation which was given unto him.
 
1 Behold, verily I say unto you, that the heart of my servant was right before me, for he covenanted with me, that he would obey my word. And he received the word with gladness, but straightway satan tempted him; and the fear of persecution, and the cares of the world, caused him to reject the word; wherefore he broke my covenant and it remaineth with me to do with him as seemeth me good: Amen.
 
Section 61 • Revelation, 4 February 1831 [D&C 41]
SECTION LXI.
 
Revelation given February, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and hear, O ye my people, saith the Lord and your God, ye whom I delight to bless with the greatest blessings; ye that hear [p. 285]
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