Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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law every man that cometh up to Zion, must  lay all things before the in Zion.
4 And now, verily I say unto you, that as  every elder in this part of the vineyard, must  give an account of his stewardship unto the   in this part of the vineyard, a certifi cate from the judge or in this part of  the vineyard, unto the in Zion, render eth every man acceptable, and answereth all  things, for an inheritance, and to be received  as a wise steward, and as a faithful laborer;  otherwise he shall not be accepted of the in Zion. And now, verily I say unto you,  let every elder who shall give an account unto  the of the church, in this part of the  vineyard, be recommended by the church, or  churches, in which he labors, that he may  render himself and his accounts approved in  all things. And again, let my servants who  are appointed as stewards over the literary  concerns of my church, have claim for assis tance upon the bishop or bishops, in all things,  that the revelations may be published, and go  forth unto the ends of the earth, that they  also may obtain funds which shall benefit the  church, in all things; that they also may ren der themselves approved in all things and be  accounted as wise stewards. And now, be hold this shall be an ensample for all the ex tensive branches of my church, in whatsoev er land they shall be established. And now  I make an end of my sayings: Amen.
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law every man that cometh up to Zion, must lay all things before the in Zion.
4 And now, verily I say unto you, that as every elder in this part of the vineyard, must give an account of his stewardship unto the in this part of the vineyard, a certificate from the judge or in this part of the vineyard, unto the in Zion, rendereth every man acceptable, and answereth all things, for an inheritance, and to be received as a wise steward, and as a faithful laborer; otherwise he shall not be accepted of the in Zion. And now, verily I say unto you, let every elder who shall give an account unto the of the church, in this part of the vineyard, be recommended by the church, or churches, in which he labors, that he may render himself and his accounts approved in all things. And again, let my servants who are appointed as stewards over the literary concerns of my church, have claim for assistance upon the bishop or bishops, in all things, that the revelations may be published, and go forth unto the ends of the earth, that they also may obtain funds which shall benefit the church, in all things; that they also may render themselves approved in all things and be accounted as wise stewards. And now, behold this shall be an ensample for all the extensive branches of my church, in whatsoever land they shall be established. And now I make an end of my sayings: Amen.
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