IN DACLast is 690 SABoM Doctrine & Covenants 69

Or, if there be any among you that shall make one like unto it, then ye are justified in saying that ye do not know that they are true. 67:7

Trivia: What river was especially cursed by God in Section 61 of the Doctrine and Covenants?

John Whitmer will go with Oliver Cowdery to Zion
Boring Stuff 69:1-8

1 Hearken unto me, saith the Lord your God, for my servant Oliver Cowdery's sake. It is not wisdom in me that he should be entrusted with the commandments and the moneys which he shall carry unto the land of Zion, except one go with him who will be true and faithful.

Listen to me, says the Lord.

Someone should go with Oliver Cowdery when he carries the commandments and money to Zion.

2 Wherefore, I, the Lord, will that my servant, John Whitmer, should go with my servant Oliver Cowdery;

So I, the Lord, would like John Whitmer to go with him.

3 And also that he shall continue in writing and making a history of all the important things which he shall observe and know concerning my church;

4 And also that he receive counsel and assistance from my servant Oliver Cowdery and others.

5 And also, my servants who are abroad in the earth should send forth the accounts of their stewardships to the land of Zion;

6 For the land of Zion shall be a seat and a place to receive and do all these things.

7 Nevertheless, let my servant John Whitmer travel many times from place to place, and from church to church, that he may the more easily obtain knowledge -

I'd also like him to keep writing a history of the church.

8 Preaching and expounding, writing, copying, selecting, and obtaining all things which shall be for the good of the church, and for the rising generations that shall grow up on the land of Zion, to possess it from generation to generation, forever and ever. Amen.



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