Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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with him, and that he should be with you; let  him, therefore, hearken to your counsel, and  I will bless him with a multiplicity of blessings;  let him be faithful and true in all things from  henceforth, and he shall be great in mine eyes;  but let him remember that his stewardship  will I require at his hands.
5 And again, verily I say unto you, blessed  is my servant , for I the Lord  loveth him, because of the integrity of his  heart, and because he loveth that which is  right before me, saith the Lord.
6 Again, let my servant ,  help you in your labor in sending my word to  the kings and people of the earth, and stand  by you, even you my servant Joseph Smith,  in the hour of affliction, and his reward shall  not fail, if he receive counsel; and for his love  he shall be great; for he shall be mine if he  do this, saith the Lord. I have seen the  work which he hath done, which I accept, if  he continue, and will crown him with bles sings and great glory.
7 And again, I say unto you, that it is my  will that my servant should  continue in preaching for Zion, in the spirit  of meekness, confessing me before the world,  and I will bear him up as on eagle’s wings,  and he shall beget glory and honor to himself,  and unto my name, that when he shall finish  his work, that I may receive him unto myself,  even as I did my servant , who  is with me at this time, and also my servant  , and also my aged servant  , who sitteth with Abra [p. 396]
with him, and that he should be with you; let him, therefore, hearken to your counsel, and I will bless him with a multiplicity of blessings; let him be faithful and true in all things from henceforth, and he shall be great in mine eyes; but let him remember that his stewardship will I require at his hands.
5 And again, verily I say unto you, blessed is my servant , for I the Lord loveth him, because of the integrity of his heart, and because he loveth that which is right before me, saith the Lord.
6 Again, let my servant , help you in your labor in sending my word to the kings and people of the earth, and stand by you, even you my servant Joseph Smith, in the hour of affliction, and his reward shall not fail, if he receive counsel; and for his love he shall be great; for he shall be mine if he do this, saith the Lord. I have seen the work which he hath done, which I accept, if he continue, and will crown him with blessings and great glory.
7 And again, I say unto you, that it is my will that my servant should continue in preaching for Zion, in the spirit of meekness, confessing me before the world, and I will bear him up as on eagle’s wings, and he shall beget glory and honor to himself, and unto my name, that when he shall finish his work, that I may receive him unto myself, even as I did my servant , who is with me at this time, and also my servant , and also my aged servant , who sitteth with Abra [p. 396]
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