Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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2 Behold, this is mine authority, and the au thority of my servants, and my preface unto  the book of my commandments, which I have  given them to publish unto you O inhabitants  of the earth: wherefore fear and tremble, O ye  people, for what I the Lord have decreed, in  them, shall be fulfilled. And verily, I say un to you, that they who go forth, bearing these  tidings unto the inhabitants of the earth, to  them is power given to seal both on earth and  in heaven, the unbelieving and rebellious; yea,  verily, to seal them up unto the day when the  wrath of God shall be poured out upon the  wicked without measure; unto the day when  the Lord shall come to recompense unto every  man according to his work, and measure to  every man according to the measure which he  has measured to his fellow man.
3 Wherefore the voice of the Lord is unto the  ends of the earth, that all that will hear may  hear: prepare ye, prepare ye for that which is  to come, for the Lord is nigh; and the anger  of the Lord is kindled, and his sword is bathed  in heaven, and it shall fall upon the inhabitants  of the earth; and the arm of the Lord shall be  revealed; and the day cometh, that they who  will not hear the voice of the Lord, neither the  voice of his servants, neither give heed to the  words of the prophets, and apostles, shall be  cut off from among the people: for they have  strayed from mine ordinances, and have bro ken mine everlasting covenant; they seek not  the Lord to establish his righteousness, but ev ery man walketh in his own way, and after the  image of his own god, whose image is in the [p. 88]
2 Behold, this is mine authority, and the authority of my servants, and my preface unto the book of my commandments, which I have given them to publish unto you O inhabitants of the earth: wherefore fear and tremble, O ye people, for what I the Lord have decreed, in them, shall be fulfilled. And verily, I say unto you, that they who go forth, bearing these tidings unto the inhabitants of the earth, to them is power given to seal both on earth and in heaven, the unbelieving and rebellious; yea, verily, to seal them up unto the day when the wrath of God shall be poured out upon the wicked without measure; unto the day when the Lord shall come to recompense unto every man according to his work, and measure to every man according to the measure which he has measured to his fellow man.
3 Wherefore the voice of the Lord is unto the ends of the earth, that all that will hear may hear: prepare ye, prepare ye for that which is to come, for the Lord is nigh; and the anger of the Lord is kindled, and his sword is bathed in heaven, and it shall fall upon the inhabitants of the earth; and the arm of the Lord shall be revealed; and the day cometh, that they who will not hear the voice of the Lord, neither the voice of his servants, neither give heed to the words of the prophets, and apostles, shall be cut off from among the people: for they have strayed from mine ordinances, and have broken mine everlasting covenant; they seek not the Lord to establish his righteousness, but every man walketh in his own way, and after the image of his own god, whose image is in the [p. 88]
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