Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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this church, which I the Lord have raised up in these last days.
2 Behold I the Lord, who was crucified for the sins of the world, giveth unto you a commandment, that you shall forsake the world. Take upon you mine ordinances, even that of an elder, to preach faith and repentance, and remission of sins, according to my word, and the reception of the Holy Spirit by the laying on of hands. And also to be an agent unto this church in the place which shall be appointed by the , according to commandments which shall be given hereafter.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, you shall take your journey with my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and . Behold these are the first ordinances which you shall receive: and the residue shall be known in a time to come, according to your labor in my vineyard. And again, I would that ye should learn that it is he only who is saved, that endureth unto the end; even so: Amen.
 
Section 68 • Revelation, 10 June 1831 [D&C 54]
SECTION LXVIII.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord, even Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, even he who was crucified for the sins of the world. Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, my servant , you shall stand fast in the office wherewith I have appointed you: and if your brethren desire to escape their enemies let them repent of all their sins; and become [p. 297]
this church, which I the Lord have raised up in these last days.
2 Behold I the Lord, who was crucified for the sins of the world, giveth unto you a commandment, that you shall forsake the world. Take upon you mine ordinances, even that of an elder, to preach faith and repentance, and remission of sins, according to my word, and the reception of the Holy Spirit by the laying on of hands. And also to be an agent unto this church in the place which shall be appointed by the , according to commandments which shall be given hereafter.
3 And again, verily I say unto you, you shall take your journey with my servants Joseph Smith, jr. and . Behold these are the first ordinances which you shall receive: and the residue shall be known in a time to come, according to your labor in my vineyard. And again, I would that ye should learn that it is he only who is saved, that endureth unto the end; even so: Amen.
 
Section 68 • Revelation, 10 June 1831 [D&C 54]
SECTION LXVIII.
 
Revelation to , given June, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord, even Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, even he who was crucified for the sins of the world. Behold, verily, verily I say unto you, my servant , you shall stand fast in the office wherewith I have appointed you: and if your brethren desire to escape their enemies let them repent of all their sins; and become [p. 297]
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