Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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lieth among the mountains, and among many  nations; and by thy word many high ones  shall be brought low; and by thy word many  low ones shall be exalted. Thy voice shall be  a rebuke unto the transgressor; and at thy  rebuke let the tongue of the slanderer cease  its perverseness.
5 Be thou humble and the Lord thy God  shall lead thee by thy hand, and give the an swer to thy prayers. I know thy heart and  have heard thy prayers concerning thy breth ren. Be not partial towards them in love  above many others, but let thy love be for  them as for thyself; and let thy love abound  unto all men, and unto all who love my name.  And pray for thy brethren of the twelve.—  Admonish them sharply for my name’s sake,  and let them be admonished for all their sins  and be ye faithful before me unto my name[.]  And after their temptations, and much tribu lations, behold I the Lord will feel after them,  and if they harden not their hearts, and stiffen  not their necks against me, they shall be con verted, and I will heal them.
6 Now I say unto you, and what I say unto  you, I say unto all the twelve, arise and gird  up your loins, take up your cross, follow me,  and feed my sheep. Exalt not yourselves;  rebel not against my servant Joseph, for verily  I say unto you I am with him, and my hand  shall be over him; and the keys which I have  given unto him, and also to youward, shall not  be taken from him till I come.
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lieth among the mountains, and among many nations; and by thy word many high ones shall be brought low; and by thy word many low ones shall be exalted. Thy voice shall be a rebuke unto the transgressor; and at thy rebuke let the tongue of the slanderer cease its perverseness.
5 Be thou humble and the Lord thy God shall lead thee by thy hand, and give the answer to thy prayers. I know thy heart and have heard thy prayers concerning thy brethren. Be not partial towards them in love above many others, but let thy love be for them as for thyself; and let thy love abound unto all men, and unto all who love my name. And pray for thy brethren of the twelve.— Admonish them sharply for my name’s sake, and let them be admonished for all their sins and be ye faithful before me unto my name. And after their temptations, and much tribulations, behold I the Lord will feel after them, and if they harden not their hearts, and stiffen not their necks against me, they shall be converted, and I will heal them.
6 Now I say unto you, and what I say unto you, I say unto all the twelve, arise and gird up your loins, take up your cross, follow me, and feed my sheep. Exalt not yourselves; rebel not against my servant Joseph, for verily I say unto you I am with him, and my hand shall be over him; and the keys which I have given unto him, and also to youward, shall not be taken from him till I come.
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