Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Spirit to go up unto Zion; and they who are privileged to go up unto Zion. Let them carry up unto the a certificate from three elders of the church, or a certificate from the , otherwise he who shall go up unto the land of Zion, shall not be accounted as a wise steward. This is also an ensample: Amen.
 
Section 91 • Revelation, 1 December 1831 [D&C 71]
SECTION XCI.
 
Revelation given December, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord unto you my servants, Joseph Smith, jr. and , that the time has verily come, that it is necessary and expedient in me that you should open your mouths in proclaiming my gospel, the things of the kingdom, expounding the mysteries thereof out of the scriptures, according to that portion of spirit and power, which shall be given unto you, even as I will.
2 Verily I say unto you, proclaim unto the world in the regions round about, and in the church also, for the space of a season, even until it shall be made known unto you. Verily this is a mission for a season, which I give unto you, wherefore, labor ye in my vineyard. Call upon the inhabitants of the earth, and bear record, and prepare the way for the commandments and revelations which are to come. Now, behold this is wisdom; whoso readeth let him understand and receive also; for unto him that receiveth it shall be given more abundantly, even power: wherefore, confound your enemies; call upon them to meet you, both in [p. 348]
Spirit to go up unto Zion; and they who are privileged to go up unto Zion. Let them carry up unto the a certificate from three elders of the church, or a certificate from the , otherwise he who shall go up unto the land of Zion, shall not be accounted as a wise steward. This is also an ensample: Amen.
 
Section 91 • Revelation, 1 December 1831 [D&C 71]
SECTION XCI.
 
Revelation given December, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord unto you my servants, Joseph Smith, jr. and , that the time has verily come, that it is necessary and expedient in me that you should open your mouths in proclaiming my gospel, the things of the kingdom, expounding the mysteries thereof out of the scriptures, according to that portion of spirit and power, which shall be given unto you, even as I will.
2 Verily I say unto you, proclaim unto the world in the regions round about, and in the church also, for the space of a season, even until it shall be made known unto you. Verily this is a mission for a season, which I give unto you, wherefore, labor ye in my vineyard. Call upon the inhabitants of the earth, and bear record, and prepare the way for the commandments and revelations which are to come. Now, behold this is wisdom; whoso readeth let him understand and receive also; for unto him that receiveth it shall be given more abundantly, even power: wherefore, confound your enemies; call upon them to meet you, both in [p. 348]
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