Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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shall have a remission of your sins, and a reception of the Holy Spirit, by the laying on of hands. And then thou shalt be ordained by the hand of my servant Joseph Smith, jr. to be an elder unto this church, to preach repentance and remission of sins by way of baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God; and on whomsoever you shall lay your hands, if they are contrite before me, you shall have power to give the Holy Spirit.
2 And again, you shall be ordained to assist my servant to do the work of printing, and of selecting, and writing books for schools, in this church, that little children also may receive instruction before me as is pleasing unto me. And again, verily I say unto you, for this cause you shall take your journey with my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and , that you may be planted in the land of your inheritance, to do this work.
3 And again let my servant also take his journey with them. The residue shall be made known hereafter; even as I will: Amen.
 
Section 70 • Revelation, 15 June 1831 [D&C 56]
SECTION LXX.
 
Revelation given June, 1831.
 
1 Hearken O ye people who profess my name, saith the Lord your God, for behold mine anger is kindled against the rebellious, and they shall know mine arm and mine indignation in the day of visitation and of wrath [p. 299]
shall have a remission of your sins, and a reception of the Holy Spirit, by the laying on of hands. And then thou shalt be ordained by the hand of my servant Joseph Smith, jr. to be an elder unto this church, to preach repentance and remission of sins by way of baptism in the name of Jesus Christ, the Son of the living God; and on whomsoever you shall lay your hands, if they are contrite before me, you shall have power to give the Holy Spirit.
2 And again, you shall be ordained to assist my servant to do the work of printing, and of selecting, and writing books for schools, in this church, that little children also may receive instruction before me as is pleasing unto me. And again, verily I say unto you, for this cause you shall take your journey with my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and , that you may be planted in the land of your inheritance, to do this work.
3 And again let my servant also take his journey with them. The residue shall be made known hereafter; even as I will: Amen.
 
Section 70 • Revelation, 15 June 1831 [D&C 56]
SECTION LXX.
 
Revelation given June, 1831.
 
1 Hearken O ye people who profess my name, saith the Lord your God, for behold mine anger is kindled against the rebellious, and they shall know mine arm and mine indignation in the day of visitation and of wrath [p. 299]
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