History, 1838–1856, volume A-1 [23 December 1805–30 August 1834]

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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are heirs according to the covenant.
2. Wherefore, verily I say unto you, let my servant Joseph Smith  Jun. and take their journey, as soon as prep arations can be made to leave their homes, and journey to the  land of . And in asmuch as they are faithful unto me,  it shall be made known unto them what they shall do: and it  shall, also, inasmuch as they are faithful, be made known unto  them the land of your . And in asmuch as they  are not faithful, they shall be cut off, even as I will, as seem eth me good.
3. And again, verily I say unto you, let my [servant] , and  my servant , take their journey speedily; and also my  servant , and my servant , take their  journey unto the same place, by way of . And let them  journey from thence preaching the word by the way, saying none other  things than were that which the prophets and apostles have written, and  that which is taught them by the Comforter, through the prayer of  faith. Let them go two by two, and thus let them preach by the  way in every congregation, by water, and the by the water’s side; for thus saith the Lord, I will  cut my work short in righteousness: for the days cometh that  I will send forth judgment unto victory. And let my servant  , beware, for Satan desires to sift him as chaff.
4. And behold, he that is faithful shall be made ruler over  many things. And again, I will give unto you a pattern in  all things, that ye may not be deceived, for Satan is abroad  in the land, and he goeth forth deceiving the nations; where fore he that prayeth whose spirit is contrite; the same is ac cepted of me, if he obey mine ; he that speaketh  whose spirit is contirte, whose language is meek, and edifi eth, the same is of God, if he obey mine ordinances. And again,  he that trembleth under my power, shall be made strong, and  shall bring forth fruits of praise, and wisdom, according  to the revelations, and truths which I have given you.
5. And again, he that is overcome and bringeth not forth  fruits, even according to this pattern, is not of me: wherefore  by this pattern ye shall know the Spirits in all cases, under  the whole heavens. And the days have come, according to  men’s faith it shall be done unto them. Behold this [p. 119]
are heirs according to the covenant.
2. Wherefore, verily I say unto you, let my servant Joseph Smith Jun. and take their journey, as soon as preparations can be made to leave their homes, and journey to the land of . And in asmuch as they are faithful unto me, it shall be made known unto them what they shall do: and it shall, also, inasmuch as they are faithful, be made known unto them the land of your . And in asmuch as they are not faithful, they shall be cut off, even as I will, as seemeth me good.
3. And again, verily I say unto you, let my [servant] , and my servant , take their journey speedily; and also my servant , and my servant , take their journey unto the same place, by way of . And let them journey from thence preaching the word by the way, saying none other things than that which the prophets and apostles have written, and that which is taught them by the Comforter, through the prayer of faith. Let them go two by two, and thus let them preach by the way in every congregation, by water, and the by the water’s side; for thus saith the Lord, I will cut my work short in righteousness: for the days cometh that I will send forth judgment unto victory. And let my servant , beware, for Satan desires to sift him as chaff.
4. And behold, he that is faithful shall be made ruler over many things. And again, I will give unto you a pattern in all things, that ye may not be deceived, for Satan is abroad in the land, and he goeth forth deceiving the nations; wherefore he that prayeth whose spirit is contrite; the same is accepted of me, if he obey mine ; he that speaketh whose spirit is contirte, whose language is meek, and edifieth, the same is of God, if he obey mine ordinances. And again, he that trembleth under my power, shall be made strong, and shall bring forth fruits of praise, and wisdom, according to the revelations, and truths which I have given you.
5. And again, he that is overcome and bringeth not forth fruits, even according to this pattern, is not of me: wherefore by this pattern ye shall know the Spirits in all cases, under the whole heavens. And the days have come, according to men’s faith it shall be done unto them. Behold this [p. 119]
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