Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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place; for thus it was expedient in me for the  salvation of souls: therefore, verily I say unto  you, lift up your voices unto this people; speak  the thoughts that I shall put into your hearts,  and ye shall not be confounded before men;  for it shall be given you in the very hour, yea,  in the very moment, what ye shall say.
2 But a commandment I give unto you, that  ye shall declare whatsoever things ye declare  in my name, in solemnity of heart, in the spirit  of meekness, in all things. And I give unto  you this promise, that inasmuch as ye do this,  the Holy Ghost shall be shed forth in bearing  record unto all things whatsoever ye shall  say.
3 And it is expedient in me that you, my ser vant should be a spoksman unto this  people; yea, verily, I will ordain you unto this  calling, even to be a spokesman unto my ser vant Joseph; and I will give unto him power  to be mighty in testimony; and I will give unto  thee power to be mighty in expounding all  scriptures, that thou mayest be a spokesman un to him, and he shall be a revelator unto thee, that  thou mayest know the certainty of all things  pertaining to the things of my kingdom on the  earth. Therefore, continue your journey and  let your hearts rejoice; for, behold, and lo, I  am with you even unto the end.
4 And now I give unto you a word con cerning Zion: Zion shall be redeemed, al though she is chastened for a little season.—  Thy brethren, my servants, and  , are in my hands, and inasmuch [p. 361]
place; for thus it was expedient in me for the salvation of souls: therefore, verily I say unto you, lift up your voices unto this people; speak the thoughts that I shall put into your hearts, and ye shall not be confounded before men; for it shall be given you in the very hour, yea, in the very moment, what ye shall say.
2 But a commandment I give unto you, that ye shall declare whatsoever things ye declare in my name, in solemnity of heart, in the spirit of meekness, in all things. And I give unto you this promise, that inasmuch as ye do this, the Holy Ghost shall be shed forth in bearing record unto all things whatsoever ye shall say.
3 And it is expedient in me that you, my servant should be a spoksman unto this people; yea, verily, I will ordain you unto this calling, even to be a spokesman unto my servant Joseph; and I will give unto him power to be mighty in testimony; and I will give unto thee power to be mighty in expounding all scriptures, that thou mayest be a spokesman unto him, and he shall be a revelator unto thee, that thou mayest know the certainty of all things pertaining to the things of my kingdom on the earth. Therefore, continue your journey and let your hearts rejoice; for, behold, and lo, I am with you even unto the end.
4 And now I give unto you a word concerning Zion: Zion shall be redeemed, although she is chastened for a little season.— Thy brethren, my servants, and , are in my hands, and inasmuch [p. 361]
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