Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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6 And we know that all men must repent  and believe on the name of Jesus Christ and  worship the Father in his name, and endure in  faith on his name to the end, or they cannot  be saved in the kingdom of God. And we  know that justification through the grace of  our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is just and  true: and we know, also, that sanctification  through the grace of our Lord and Saviour  Jesus Christ, is just and true, to all those who  love and serve God with all their mights,  minds, and strength; but there is a possibility  that man may fall from grace and depart from  the living God. Therefore let the church take  heed and pray always, lest they fall into temp tations; yea, and even let those who are sanc tified, take heed also. And we know that these  things are true and according to the revelations  of John, neither adding to, nor diminishing from  the prophecy of his book, the holy scriptures,  or the revelations of God which shall come  hereafter by the gift and power of the Holy  Ghost, the voice of God, or the ministering of  angels: and the Lord God has spoken it; and  honor, power, and glory, be rendered to his  holy name, both now and ever. Amen.
7 And again by way of commandment to  the church concerning the manner of baptism.
All those who humble themselves before God  and desire to be baptized, and come forth with  broken hearts and contrite spirits, and witness  before the church that they have truly repent ed of all their sins and are willing to take upon  them the name of Jesus Christ, having a de termination to serve him to the end, and truly [p. 94]
6 And we know that all men must repent and believe on the name of Jesus Christ and worship the Father in his name, and endure in faith on his name to the end, or they cannot be saved in the kingdom of God. And we know that justification through the grace of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, is just and true: and we know, also, that sanctification through the grace of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, is just and true, to all those who love and serve God with all their mights, minds, and strength; but there is a possibility that man may fall from grace and depart from the living God. Therefore let the church take heed and pray always, lest they fall into temptations; yea, and even let those who are sanctified, take heed also. And we know that these things are true and according to the revelations of John, neither adding to, nor diminishing from the prophecy of his book, the holy scriptures, or the revelations of God which shall come hereafter by the gift and power of the Holy Ghost, the voice of God, or the ministering of angels: and the Lord God has spoken it; and honor, power, and glory, be rendered to his holy name, both now and ever. Amen.
7 And again by way of commandment to the church concerning the manner of baptism.
All those who humble themselves before God and desire to be baptized, and come forth with broken hearts and contrite spirits, and witness before the church that they have truly repented of all their sins and are willing to take upon them the name of Jesus Christ, having a determination to serve him to the end, and truly [p. 94]
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