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Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

by fire; and the wicked shall go away into unquenchable fire: and their end no man knoweth on earth, nor ever shall know, until they come before me in judgment.
8 Hearken ye to these words; behold I am Jesus Christ the Saviour of the world. Treasure these things up in your hearts, and let the solemnities of eternity rest upon your minds. Be sober. Keep all my commandments; even so: Amen.
 

Section 15 • Revelation, circa 7 March 1831 [D&C 45]

SECTION XV.
 
Revelation given March 7, 1831.
 
1 Hearken, O ye people of my church to whom the kingdom has been given: hearken ye and give ear to him who laid the foundation of the earth; who made the heavens and all the hosts thereof, and by whom all things were made which live and move and have a being. And again I say, hearken unto my voice, lest death shall overtake you: in an hour when ye think not the summer shall be past, and the harvest ended, and your souls not saved. Listen to him who is the Advocate with the Father, who is pleading your cause before him; saying Father, behold the sufferings and death of him who did no sin, in whom thou wast well pleased: behold the blood of thy Son which was shed, the blood of him whom thou gavest that thyself might be glorified: wherefore, Father, spare these my brethren that believe on my name, that [p. 179]
by fire; and the wicked shall go away into  unquenchable fire: and their end no man  knoweth on earth, nor ever shall know, until  they come before me in judgment.
8 Hearken ye to these words; behold I am  Jesus Christ the Saviour of the world. Trea sure these things up in your hearts, and let the  solemnities of eternity rest upon your minds.  Be sober. Keep all my commandments; even  so: Amen.
 

Section 15 • Revelation, circa 7 March 1831 [D&C 45]

SECTION XV.
 
Revelation given March 7, 1831.
 
1 Hearken, O ye people of my church to  whom the kingdom has been given: hearken  ye and give ear to him who laid the foun dation of the earth; who made the heavens  and all the hosts thereof, and by whom all  things were made which live and move and  have a being. And again I say, hearken un to my voice, lest death shall overtake you: in  an hour when ye think not the summer shall  be past, and the harvest ended, and your souls  not saved. Listen to him who is the Advo cate with the Father, who is pleading your  cause before him; saying Father, behold the  sufferings and death of him who did no sin,  in whom thou wast well pleased: behold the  blood of thy Son which was shed, the blood  of him whom thou gavest that thyself might  be glorified: wherefore, Father, spare these  my brethren that believe on my name, that [p. 179]
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The Doctrine and Covenants of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; Carefully Selected from the Revelations of God. By Joseph Smith, President of Said Church. 2nd ed. Nauvoo, IL: John Taylor, 1844; 3–448; includes typeset signature marks and copyright notice. The copy presented herein is held at CHL; includes marginalia and archival markings.
All but the final gathering of this book was printed in octodecimo format on thirteen sheets that were cut and folded into thirteen gatherings of eighteen leaves (thirty-six pages) each. The final gathering comprises eight leaves (sixteen pages). The text block measures 5⅞ × 3⅝ inches (15 × 9 cm).
The copy of the book presented herein is in a presentation binding of red sheepskin with gilt edges. The volume measures 6 × 3⅞ × 1 inches (15 × 10 × 3 cm). The spine is stamped with gilt ornamental panels and “Doctrine | and | Covenants” and “J. Glenn.” in gilt. The front and back pastedowns, the front flyleaf, and the back flyleaf are single-sided marbled leaves featuring a shell pattern with brown body and veins of red and white. In this copy, the first leaf of the first gathering, which is blank in other extant copies, is missing. The verso of the front flyleaf has two inscriptions, the first in graphite and the second in ink: “RN 69025 | Vault | Book Area | M223.1 | D632 | 1844” and “Jane Glenn | from her friend | Leonora Taylor | Nauvoo Oct 27th | 1844”. The handwriting of the first inscription is unknown; Leonora Taylor inscribed the second.
As the aforementioned ink inscription indicates, Leonora Taylor, wife of early church leader and printer John Taylor

1 Nov. 1808–25 July 1887. Preacher, editor, publisher, politician. Born at Milnthorpe, Westmoreland Co., England. Son of James Taylor and Agnes Taylor, members of Church of England. Around age sixteen, joined Methodists and was local preacher. Migrated from...

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, presented this book to Jane Glenn. The book came into the possession of the Historical Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints circa 1983.

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