Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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upon the nations. And he that will not take  up his cross and follow me, and keep my com mandments, the same shall not be saved.
2 Behold I the Lord commandeth, and he  that will not obey shall be cut off in mine own  due time: and after that I have commanded  and the commandment is broken, wherefore I  the Lord command and revoke, as it seemeth  me good; and all this to be answered upon the  heads of the rebellious saith the Lord: where fore I revoke the commandment which was  given unto my servant and  , and give a new commandment  unto my servant , that he shall take up  his journey speedily to the land of ;  and my servant shall also go  with him: for behold I revoke the command ment which was given unto my servants and , in consequence  of the stiffneckedness of my people which are  in ; and their rebelions: wherefore  let my servant remain with  them, and as many as will go may go, that are  contrite before me, and be led by him to the  land which I have appointed.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, that my  servant must repent of his pride,  and of his selfishness, and obey the former com mandment which I have given him concerning  the place upon which he lives; and if he will  do this, as there shall be no divisions made up on the land, he shall be appointed still to go to  the land of ; otherwise he shall re ceive the money which he has paid, and shall  leave the place, and shall be cut off out of my [p. 300]
upon the nations. And he that will not take up his cross and follow me, and keep my commandments, the same shall not be saved.
2 Behold I the Lord commandeth, and he that will not obey shall be cut off in mine own due time: and after that I have commanded and the commandment is broken, wherefore I the Lord command and revoke, as it seemeth me good; and all this to be answered upon the heads of the rebellious saith the Lord: wherefore I revoke the commandment which was given unto my servant and , and give a new commandment unto my servant , that he shall take up his journey speedily to the land of ; and my servant shall also go with him: for behold I revoke the commandment which was given unto my servants and , in consequence of the stiffneckedness of my people which are in ; and their rebelions: wherefore let my servant remain with them, and as many as will go may go, that are contrite before me, and be led by him to the land which I have appointed.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, that my servant must repent of his pride, and of his selfishness, and obey the former commandment which I have given him concerning the place upon which he lives; and if he will do this, as there shall be no divisions made upon the land, he shall be appointed still to go to the land of ; otherwise he shall receive the money which he has paid, and shall leave the place, and shall be cut off out of my [p. 300]
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