Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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church, saith the Lord God of hosts: and though  the heaven and the earth pass away, these  words shall not pass away, but shall be ful filled.
4 And if my servant Joseph Smith, jr. must  needs pay the money, behold I the Lord will  pay it unto him again in the land of ,  that those of whom he shall receive may be  rewarded again, according to that which they  do. For according to that which they do, they  shall receive; even in lands for their inheri itance. Behold thus saith the Lord unto my  people, you have many things to do, and to  repent of: for behold your sins have come up  unto me, and are not pardoned, because you  seek to counsel in your own ways. And  your hearts are not satisfied. And ye obey  not the truth, but have pleasure in unright eousness.
5 Wo unto you rich men, that will not  give your substance to the poor, for your rich es will canker your souls! and this shall be  your lamentation in the day of visitation, and  of judgment, and of indignation: The harvest  is past, the summer is ended, and my soul is  not saved! Wo unto you poor men, whose  hearts are not broken, whose spirits are not  contrite, and whose bellies are not satisfied,  and whose hands are not stayed from laying  hold upon other men’s goods, whose eyes are  full of greediness, who will not labor with  their own hands!
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church, saith the Lord God of hosts: and though the heaven and the earth pass away, these words shall not pass away, but shall be fulfilled.
4 And if my servant Joseph Smith, jr. must needs pay the money, behold I the Lord will pay it unto him again in the land of , that those of whom he shall receive may be rewarded again, according to that which they do. For according to that which they do, they shall receive; even in lands for their inheriitance. Behold thus saith the Lord unto my people, you have many things to do, and to repent of: for behold your sins have come up unto me, and are not pardoned, because you seek to counsel in your own ways. And your hearts are not satisfied. And ye obey not the truth, but have pleasure in unrighteousness.
5 Wo unto you rich men, that will not give your substance to the poor, for your riches will canker your souls! and this shall be your lamentation in the day of visitation, and of judgment, and of indignation: The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and my soul is not saved! Wo unto you poor men, whose hearts are not broken, whose spirits are not contrite, and whose bellies are not satisfied, and whose hands are not stayed from laying hold upon other men’s goods, whose eyes are full of greediness, who will not labor with their own hands!
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