Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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have received it, unto the shakers. Behold I  say unto you, that they desire to know the  truth in part, but not all, for they are not right  before me, and must needs repent: wherefore  I send you, my servants and , to  preach the gospel unto them; and my servant   shall be ordained unto this work, that  he may reason with them, not according to  that which he has received of them, but ac cording to that which shall be taught him by  you, my servants, and by so doing I will bless  him, otherwise he shall not prosper: thus saith  the Lord, for I am God and have sent mine  only begotten Son into the world, for the re demption of the world, and have decreed that  he that receiveth him shall be saved, and he  that receiveth him not shall be damned.
2 And they have done unto the Son of man  even as they listed; and he has taken his pow er on the right hand of his glory, and now  reigneth in the heavens, and will reign till he  descends on the earth to put all enemies under  his feet: which time is nigh at hand: I the Lord  God have spoken it: but the hour and the day  no man knoweth, neither the angels in heaven,  nor shall they know until he comes: where fore I will that all men shall repent, for all are  under sin, except them which I have reserved  unto myself, holy men that ye know not of:  wherefore I say unto you, that I have sent un to you mine everlasting covenant, even that  which was from the beginning, and that which  I have promised I have so fulfilled, and the na tions of the earth shall bow to it; and, if not [p. 290]
have received it, unto the shakers. Behold I say unto you, that they desire to know the truth in part, but not all, for they are not right before me, and must needs repent: wherefore I send you, my servants and , to preach the gospel unto them; and my servant shall be ordained unto this work, that he may reason with them, not according to that which he has received of them, but according to that which shall be taught him by you, my servants, and by so doing I will bless him, otherwise he shall not prosper: thus saith the Lord, for I am God and have sent mine only begotten Son into the world, for the redemption of the world, and have decreed that he that receiveth him shall be saved, and he that receiveth him not shall be damned.
2 And they have done unto the Son of man even as they listed; and he has taken his power on the right hand of his glory, and now reigneth in the heavens, and will reign till he descends on the earth to put all enemies under his feet: which time is nigh at hand: I the Lord God have spoken it: but the hour and the day no man knoweth, neither the angels in heaven, nor shall they know until he comes: wherefore I will that all men shall repent, for all are under sin, except them which I have reserved unto myself, holy men that ye know not of: wherefore I say unto you, that I have sent unto you mine everlasting covenant, even that which was from the beginning, and that which I have promised I have so fulfilled, and the nations of the earth shall bow to it; and, if not [p. 290]
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