The Pattern

Repeated Themes

A -- Word of the Lord
.B -- The Lord’s Covenant

..C -- The World
...D -- The Lord's Servant

....E -- Preservation
.....F -- The Suffering Servant
.....F' -- Atonement
....E’ -- Salvation

...D’ -- The Lord's Servant
..C’ -- Overcoming the World

.B’ -- Fulfillment
A’ -- Salvation Song



A. Hear this, Hearken, Praise, Name, etc.

B. Promise(s), Inheritance, New Things, Hidden Things, Things of God, Shall Come to pass, etc.

C. World, Wicked, Contentions, Apostasy, Satan, Egypt, Babylon, Earth, etc. [feminine]

D. Servant, Prophet, Moses, Truth, Righteousness, Kingdom, Heaven, etc. [masculine]

E. Preserved, Salvation, Pillars, Gates, Manna, Wine, etc. -- boldly

F. Suffering, Afflicted, Despised, Rejected, etc. -- nobly

F'. Oneness, Unity, Embrace, Kiss, Throne, Name, Glory, etc. -- nobly

E’. Salvation, Exalted, Preserved, Inheritance, Mercy, etc. -- independent

D’. Servant, Prophet, Truth, Righteousness, Kingdom, Heaven, Eternity, etc. [masculine]

C’. Overcome, World, Wicked, Cut Off, Contentions; Judgment, Destruction, Earth, etc. [feminine]

B’. Fulfill, Restoration, Deliverance, Covenant(s), Promise(s), Inheritance, etc.

A’. Hosanna, Name, Amen, Sing, etc.

D&C 4

A Marvelous Work

a. 1. Now behold,
 b. a marvelous work is about to come forth among the children of men.

c1. 2. Therefore, O ye that embark in the service of God, see that ye
c2. serve him with all your heart, might, mind and strength,
c3. that ye may stand blameless before God at the last day.

d1. 3. Therefore, if ye have desires to serve God
d2. ye are called to the work;

e. 4. For behold the field is white already to harvest;
     f. and lo, he that thrusteth in his sickle
     f. with his might,
     f’. the same layeth up in store
e’. that he perisheth not, but bringeth salvation to his soul;

d1′. 5. And faith, hope, charity and love, with an eye single to the glory of God,
d2′. qualify him for the work.

c1′. 6. Remember
c2′. faith, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, brotherly kindness, godliness, charity, humility, diligence.
c3′. [Ellipsis]

 b’. 7. Ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.
a’. Amen.

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