Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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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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