Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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upon the land which I will consecrate unto  my people, which are a remnant of Jacob, and  them who are heirs according to the covenant.
2 Wherefore, verily I say unto you, let  my servant Joseph Smith, jr. and take their journey as soon as prepara tions can be made to leave their homes, and  journey to the land of . And inas much as they are faithful unto me, it shall be  made known unto them what they shall do: and  it shall also, inasmuch as they are faithful, be  made known unto them the land of their in heritance. And inasmuch as they are not  faithful, they shall be cut off, even as I will,  as seemeth me good.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, let my  servant , and my servant take their journey speedily: and also my  servant , and my servant , take their journey unto the same  place by way of . And let them jour ney from thence preaching the word by the  way, saying none other things than that which  the prophets and apostles have written, and  that which is taught them by the Comforter,  through the prayer of faith. Let them go two  by two, and thus let them preach by the way  in every congregation, baptizing by water,  and the laying on of the hands by the water’s  side: for thus saith the Lord, I will cut my  work short in righteousness: for the days com eth that I will send forth judgment unto victo ry. And let my servant be ware, for satan desireth to sift him as chaff. [p. 293]
upon the land which I will consecrate unto my people, which are a remnant of Jacob, and them who are heirs according to the covenant.
2 Wherefore, verily I say unto you, let my servant Joseph Smith, jr. and take their journey as soon as preparations can be made to leave their homes, and journey to the land of . And inasmuch as they are faithful unto me, it shall be made known unto them what they shall do: and it shall also, inasmuch as they are faithful, be made known unto them the land of their inheritance. And inasmuch as they are not faithful, they shall be cut off, even as I will, as seemeth me good.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, let my servant , and my servant take their journey speedily: and also my servant , and my servant , take their journey unto the same place by way of . And let them journey from thence preaching the word by the way, saying none other things than that which the prophets and apostles have written, and that which is taught them by the Comforter, through the prayer of faith. Let them go two by two, and thus let them preach by the way in every congregation, baptizing by water, and the laying on of the hands by the water’s side: for thus saith the Lord, I will cut my work short in righteousness: for the days cometh that I will send forth judgment unto victory. And let my servant beware, for satan desireth to sift him as chaff. [p. 293]
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