Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Section 82 • Revelation, 2 August 1833–A [D&C 97]

SECTION LXXXII.
 
Revelation given August, 1833.
 
1 Verily I say unto you my friends, I  speak unto you with my voice, even the voice  of my Spirit, that I may show unto you my  will concerning your brethren in the land of  Zion, many of whom are truly humble, and  are seeking dilligently to learn wisdom and to  find truth: verily, verily I say unto you, bles sed are such for they shall obtain, for I the  Lord showeth mercy unto all the meek, and  upon all whomsoever I will, that I may be jus tified, when I shall bring them into judgment.
2 Behold I say unto you, concerning the  school in Zion, I the Lord am well pleased  that there should be a school in Zion: and al so with my servant , for he  abideth in me: and inasmuch as he continueth  to abide in me, he shall continue to preside  over the school, in the land of Zion, until I  shall give unto him other commandments;  and I will bless him with a multiplicity of bles sings, in expounding all scriptures and myste ries to the edification of the school, and of the  church in Zion, and to the residue of the school,  I the Lord am willing to show mercy, never theless there are those that must needs be chas tened, and their works shall be made known:—  The axe is laid at the root of the trees, and eve ry tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, shall  be hewn down and cast into the fire; I the Lord  have spoken it. Verily I say unto you, all  among them who know their hearts are hon [p. 320]

Section 82 • Revelation, 2 August 1833–A [D&C 97]

SECTION LXXXII.
 
Revelation given August, 1833.
 
1 Verily I say unto you my friends, I speak unto you with my voice, even the voice of my Spirit, that I may show unto you my will concerning your brethren in the land of Zion, many of whom are truly humble, and are seeking dilligently to learn wisdom and to find truth: verily, verily I say unto you, blessed are such for they shall obtain, for I the Lord showeth mercy unto all the meek, and upon all whomsoever I will, that I may be justified, when I shall bring them into judgment.
2 Behold I say unto you, concerning the school in Zion, I the Lord am well pleased that there should be a school in Zion: and also with my servant , for he abideth in me: and inasmuch as he continueth to abide in me, he shall continue to preside over the school, in the land of Zion, until I shall give unto him other commandments; and I will bless him with a multiplicity of blessings, in expounding all scriptures and mysteries to the edification of the school, and of the church in Zion, and to the residue of the school, I the Lord am willing to show mercy, nevertheless there are those that must needs be chastened, and their works shall be made known:— The axe is laid at the root of the trees, and every tree that bringeth not forth good fruit, shall be hewn down and cast into the fire; I the Lord have spoken it. Verily I say unto you, all among them who know their hearts are hon [p. 320]
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