Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
Page 402
image
mand you again to build a to my name,  even in this place that you may prove your selves unto me, that ye are faithful in all things  whatsoever I command you, that I may bless  you, and crown you with honor, immortality,  and eternal life.
18 And now, I say unto you, as pertaining  to my , which I have command ed you to build, for the boarding of strangers,  let it be built unto my name, and let my name  be named upon it, and let my servant Joseph  and his house have place therein, from gene ration to generation: for this annointing have  I put upon his head, that his blessing shall  also be put upon the head of his posterity  after him; and as I said unto Abrahhm [Abraham], con cerning the kindreds of the earth; even so I  say unto my servant Joseph, in thee, and in  thy seed, shall the kindred of the earth be  blessed. Therefore, let my servant Joseph  and his seed after him have place in that house,  from generation to generation, forever and  ever, saith the Lord, and let the name of that  house be called the ; and let it  be a delightful habitation for man, and a rest ing place for the weary traveler, that he may  contemplate the glory of Zion, and the glory  of this the corner-stone thereof; that he may  receive, also, the counsel from those whom I  have set to be as plants of renown, and as  watchmen upon her walls.
19 Behold! verily I say unto you, let my  servant , and my servant , and my servant , and  my servant , organize themselves, [p. 402]
mand you again to build a to my name, even in this place that you may prove yourselves unto me, that ye are faithful in all things whatsoever I command you, that I may bless you, and crown you with honor, immortality, and eternal life.
18 And now, I say unto you, as pertaining to my , which I have commanded you to build, for the boarding of strangers, let it be built unto my name, and let my name be named upon it, and let my servant Joseph and his house have place therein, from generation to generation: for this annointing have I put upon his head, that his blessing shall also be put upon the head of his posterity after him; and as I said unto Abrahhm Abraham, concerning the kindreds of the earth; even so I say unto my servant Joseph, in thee, and in thy seed, shall the kindred of the earth be blessed. Therefore, let my servant Joseph and his seed after him have place in that house, from generation to generation, forever and ever, saith the Lord, and let the name of that house be called the ; and let it be a delightful habitation for man, and a resting place for the weary traveler, that he may contemplate the glory of Zion, and the glory of this the corner-stone thereof; that he may receive, also, the counsel from those whom I have set to be as plants of renown, and as watchmen upon her walls.
19 Behold! verily I say unto you, let my servant , and my servant , and my servant , and my servant , organize themselves, [p. 402]
Page 402