DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Revelation given through Joseph Smith the Prophet to his brother Hyrum Smith, at Harmony, Pennsylvania, May 1829. HC 1: 39–46. This revelation was received through the Urim and Thummim in answer to Joseph’s supplication and inquiry. “History of the Church” suggests that this revelation was received after the restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood.
, Laborers in the vineyard will gain salvation; 7–14
, Seek wisdom, cry repentance, trust in the Spirit; 15–22
, Keep the commandments and study the Lord’s word; 23–27
, Deny not the spirit of revelation and of prophecy; 28–30
, Those who receive Christ become the sons of God.
work is about to come forth among the children of men.
Behold, I am God; give aheed
to my bword
, which is quick and cpowerful
than a two-edged sword, to the dividing asunder of both joints and marrow; therefore give eheed
unto my word.
Behold, the field is awhite
already to harvest; therefore, whoso desireth to reap let him thrust in his sickle with his bmight
, and reap while the day lasts, that he may ctreasure
up for his soul deverlasting
salvation in the kingdom of God.
Yea, whosoever will thrust in his sickle and areap
, the same is bcalled
Therefore, if you will ask of me you shall receive; if you will aknock
it shall be opened unto you.
Now, as you have asked, behold, I say unto you, keep my commandments, and seek to bring forth and establish the cause of aZion
Seek not for ariches
but for bwisdom
; and, behold, the mysteries of God shall be unfolded unto you, and then shall you be made crich
. Behold, he that hath eternal life is rich.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, even as you desire of me so it shall be done unto you; and, if you desire, you shall be the means of doing much good in this generation.
nothing but brepentance
unto this generation. Keep my commandments, and assist to bring forth my cwork
to my commandments, and you shall be blessed.
Behold, thou hast a agift
, or thou shalt have a gift if thou wilt desire of me in faith, with an bhonest
heart, believing in the power of Jesus Christ, or in my power which speaketh unto thee;
For, behold, it is I that speak; behold, I am the alight
which shineth in darkness, and by my bpower
I give these words unto thee.
Verily, verily, I say unto you, I will impart unto you of my Spirit, which shall aenlighten
, which shall fill your soul with cjoy
And then shall ye know, or by this shall you know, all things whatsoever you desire of me, which are pertaining unto things of arighteousness
, in faith believing in me that you shall receive.
Behold, I command you that you need not suppose that you are acalled
to bpreach cuntil
you are called.
Wait a little longer, until you shall have my word, my arock
, my bchurch
, and my gospel, that you may know of a surety my doctrine.
And then, behold, according to your desires, yea, even according to your afaith
shall it be done unto you.
Keep my commandments; hold your peace; appeal unto my Spirit;
unto me with all your heart, that you may assist in bringing to light those things of which has been spoken—yea, the btranslation
of my work; be patient until you shall accomplish it.
Behold, this is your work, to akeep
my commandments, yea, with all your might, bmind
Seek not to adeclare
my word, but first seek to bobtain
, and then shall your tongue be loosed; then, if you desire, you shall have my dSpirit
and my word, yea, the power of God unto the econvincing
But now hold your apeace
; study my word which bhath
gone forth among the children of men, and also cstudy
my word which shall come forth among the children of men, or that which is dnow
translating, yea, until you have obtained all which I shall egrant
unto the children of men in this generation, and then shall all things be added thereto.
Behold thou art aHyrum
, my son; bseek
the kingdom of God, and all things shall be added according to that which is just.
up in your bheart
until the time which is in my wisdom that you shall go forth.
Behold, I speak unto aall
who have good desires, and have thrust in their sickle to reap.
Behold, I am Jesus Christ, the aSon
of God. I am the life and the blight
of the world.
I am the same who came unto mine own and mine own areceived
But verily, verily, I say unto you, that as many as receive me, to them will I give apower
to become the bsons
of God, even to them that cbelieve
on my name. Amen.