Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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good unto you: I give unto you this privilege,  this once, and behold, if you proceed to do the  things which I have laid before you, according  to my commandments, all these things are  mine, and ye are my stewards, and the master  will not suffer his house to be broken up: even  so; Amen.
 
Section 100 • Revelation, 25 November 1834 [D&C 106]
SECTION C.
 
Revelation given November, 1834.
 
1 It is my will that my servant should be appointed and ordained a  presiding high priest over my church in the  land of , and the regions round about,  and should preach my everlasting gospel, and  lift up his voice and warn the people, not only  in his own place, but in the adjoining coun tries, and devote his whole time in this high  and holy calling which I now give unto him,  seeking diligently the kingdom of heaven and  its righteousness, and all things necessary  shall be added thereunto; for the laborer is  worthy of his hire.
2 And again, verily I say unto you, the  coming of the Lord draweth nigh, and it  overtaketh the world as a thief in the night:  therefore gird up your loins that you may be  the children of the light, and that day shall not  overtake you as a thief.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, there  was joy in heaven when my servant  bowed to my sceptre, and separated himself  from the crafts of men: therefore, blessed is [p. 384]
good unto you: I give unto you this privilege, this once, and behold, if you proceed to do the things which I have laid before you, according to my commandments, all these things are mine, and ye are my stewards, and the master will not suffer his house to be broken up: even so; Amen.
 
Section 100 • Revelation, 25 November 1834 [D&C 106]
SECTION C.
 
Revelation given November, 1834.
 
1 It is my will that my servant should be appointed and ordained a presiding high priest over my church in the land of , and the regions round about, and should preach my everlasting gospel, and lift up his voice and warn the people, not only in his own place, but in the adjoining countries, and devote his whole time in this high and holy calling which I now give unto him, seeking diligently the kingdom of heaven and its righteousness, and all things necessary shall be added thereunto; for the laborer is worthy of his hire.
2 And again, verily I say unto you, the coming of the Lord draweth nigh, and it overtaketh the world as a thief in the night: therefore gird up your loins that you may be the children of the light, and that day shall not overtake you as a thief.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, there was joy in heaven when my servant bowed to my sceptre, and separated himself from the crafts of men: therefore, blessed is [p. 384]
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