Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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9 And again, verily I say unto you, let be ordained a priest, and also to be ordained a priest. Let the resi due of the elders watch over the churches,  and declare the word in the regions among  them. And let them labor with their own  hands, that there be no idolatay [idolatry] nor wicked ness practiced. And remember in all things,  the poor, and the needy, the sick and the af flicted, for he that doeth not these things, the  same is not my disciple. And again, let my  servants, Joseph Smith, jr. and  and , take with them a re commend from the church. And let there be  one obtained for my servant  also: and thus, even as I have said, if ye are  faithful, ye shall assemble yourselves together  to rejoice upon the land of , which is  the land of your inheritance, which is now the  land of your enemies. But behold I the Lord  will hasten the city in its time, and will crown  the faithful with joy and with rejoicing. Be hold I am Jesus Christ the Son of God, and I  will lift them up at the last day; even so:  Amen.
 
Section 67 • Revelation, 8 June 1831 [D&C 53]
SECTION LXVII.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold I say unto you, my servant , that I have heard your prayers,  and you have called upon me, that it should  be made known unto you, of the Lord your  God, concerning your calling, and election in [p. 296]
9 And again, verily I say unto you, let be ordained a priest, and also to be ordained a priest. Let the residue of the elders watch over the churches, and declare the word in the regions among them. And let them labor with their own hands, that there be no idolatay idolatry nor wickedness practiced. And remember in all things, the poor, and the needy, the sick and the afflicted, for he that doeth not these things, the same is not my disciple. And again, let my servants, Joseph Smith, jr. and and , take with them a recommend from the church. And let there be one obtained for my servant also: and thus, even as I have said, if ye are faithful, ye shall assemble yourselves together to rejoice upon the land of , which is the land of your inheritance, which is now the land of your enemies. But behold I the Lord will hasten the city in its time, and will crown the faithful with joy and with rejoicing. Behold I am Jesus Christ the Son of God, and I will lift them up at the last day; even so: Amen.
 
Section 67 • Revelation, 8 June 1831 [D&C 53]
SECTION LXVII.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold I say unto you, my servant , that I have heard your prayers, and you have called upon me, that it should be made known unto you, of the Lord your God, concerning your calling, and election in [p. 296]
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