Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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truly humble before me and contrite: and as the covenant which they have made unto me, has been broken, even so it has become void and of none effect; and wo to him by whom this offence cometh, for it had been better for him that he had been drowned in the depth of the sea; but blessed are they who have kept the covenant, and observed the commandment, for they shall obtain mercy.
2 Wherefore, go to now and flee the land, lest your enemies come upon you: and take your jovrney [journey], and appoint whom you will to be your leader, and to pay moneys for you.— And thus you shall take your journey into the regions westward, unto the land of , unto the borders of the Lamanites. And after you have done journeying, behold I say unto you, seek ye a living like unto men, until I prepare a place for you.
3 And again, be patient in tribulation until I come: and behold I come quickly, and my reward is with me, and they who have sought me early, shall find rest to their souls; even so: Amen.
 
Section 69 • Revelation, 14 June 1831 [D&C 55]
SECTION LXIX.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold thus saith the Lord unto you, my servant ; yea, even the Lord of the whole earth, thou art called and chosen and after thou hast been baptized by water, which if you do with an eye single to my glory, you [p. 298]
truly humble before me and contrite: and as the covenant which they have made unto me, has been broken, even so it has become void and of none effect; and wo to him by whom this offence cometh, for it had been better for him that he had been drowned in the depth of the sea; but blessed are they who have kept the covenant, and observed the commandment, for they shall obtain mercy.
2 Wherefore, go to now and flee the land, lest your enemies come upon you: and take your jovrney [journey], and appoint whom you will to be your leader, and to pay moneys for you.— And thus you shall take your journey into the regions westward, unto the land of , unto the borders of the Lamanites. And after you have done journeying, behold I say unto you, seek ye a living like unto men, until I prepare a place for you.
3 And again, be patient in tribulation until I come: and behold I come quickly, and my reward is with me, and they who have sought me early, shall find rest to their souls; even so: Amen.
 
Section 69 • Revelation, 14 June 1831 [D&C 55]
SECTION LXIX.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold thus saith the Lord unto you, my servant ; yea, even the Lord of the whole earth, thou art called and chosen and after thou hast been baptized by water, which if you do with an eye single to my glory, you [p. 298]
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