Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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, remain where he now resides, until  the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let  the search diligently, to obtain an agent;  and let it be a man who has got riches in  store; a man of God and of strong faith: that  thereby he may be enabled to discharge eve ry debt; that the storehouse of the Lord may  not be brought into disrepute before the eyes  of the people. Search diligently, pray always,  and be believing, and all things shall work to gether for your good, if ye walk uprightly,  and remember the covenant wherewith ye  have covenanted one with another. Let your  families be small, especially mine aged servant   as pertaining to those who  do not belong to your families: that those  things that are provided for you, to bring to  pass my work, are not taken from you and  given to those that are not worthy, and there by you are hindered in accomplishing those  things which I have commanded you.
7 And again, verily I say unto you, it is my  will that my handmaid, , should  receive money to bear her expenses, and go  up unto the land of Zion; and the residue of  the money may be consecrated unto me, and  she be rewarded in mine own due time. Ver ily I say unto you, that it is meet in mine eyes,  that she should go up unto the land of Zion,  and receive an inheritance from the hand of  the , that she may settle down in peace  inasmuch as she is faithful, and not be idle in  her days from thenceforth.
8 And behold, verily I say unto you, that  ye shall write this commandment, and say [p. 332]
, remain where he now resides, until the mouth of the Lord shall name. And let the search diligently, to obtain an agent; and let it be a man who has got riches in store; a man of God and of strong faith: that thereby he may be enabled to discharge every debt; that the storehouse of the Lord may not be brought into disrepute before the eyes of the people. Search diligently, pray always, and be believing, and all things shall work together for your good, if ye walk uprightly, and remember the covenant wherewith ye have covenanted one with another. Let your families be small, especially mine aged servant as pertaining to those who do not belong to your families: that those things that are provided for you, to bring to pass my work, are not taken from you and given to those that are not worthy, and thereby you are hindered in accomplishing those things which I have commanded you.
7 And again, verily I say unto you, it is my will that my handmaid, , should receive money to bear her expenses, and go up unto the land of Zion; and the residue of the money may be consecrated unto me, and she be rewarded in mine own due time. Verily I say unto you, that it is meet in mine eyes, that she should go up unto the land of Zion, and receive an inheritance from the hand of the , that she may settle down in peace inasmuch as she is faithful, and not be idle in her days from thenceforth.
8 And behold, verily I say unto you, that ye shall write this commandment, and say [p. 332]
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