Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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Q. Where are the revelations to be found which give this  relation of the attributes of God?
A. In the Old and New Testaments, and they are quoted in  the fourth lecture, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, and  tenth paragraphs.*
Q. Is the idea of the existence of those attributes, in the De ity, necessary in order to enable any rational being to exer cise faith in him unto life and salvation?
A. It is.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth fourteenth, fifteenth  and sixteenth paragraphs in this lecture.*
Q. Does the idea of the existence of these attributes in the  Deity, as far as his attributes are concerned, enable a rational  being to exercise faith in him unto life and salvation?
A. It does.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the seventeenth and eighteenth paragraphs.*
Q. Have the Latter Day Saints as much authoity given  them, through the revelation of the attributes of God, to ex ercise faith in him as the Former Day Saints had?
A. They have.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the nineteenth paragraph of this lecture.*
Note. Let the student turn and commit those paragraphs  to memory.
 
Lecture 5
LECTURE FIFTH.
 
Of Faith.
 
SECTION V.
 
1 In our former lectures we treated of the being,  character, perfections and attributes of God. What  we mean by perfections, is, the perfections which  belong to all the attributes of his nature. We shall,  in this lecture speak of the Godhead: we mean the  Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
2 There are two personages who constitute the  great matchless, governing and supreme power over [p. 52]
Q. Where are the revelations to be found which give this relation of the attributes of God?
A. In the Old and New Testaments, and they are quoted in the fourth lecture, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, ninth, and tenth paragraphs.*
Q. Is the idea of the existence of those attributes, in the Deity, necessary in order to enable any rational being to exercise faith in him unto life and salvation?
A. It is.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the eleventh, twelfth, thirteenth fourteenth, fifteenth and sixteenth paragraphs in this lecture.*
Q. Does the idea of the existence of these attributes in the Deity, as far as his attributes are concerned, enable a rational being to exercise faith in him unto life and salvation?
A. It does.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the seventeenth and eighteenth paragraphs.*
Q. Have the Latter Day Saints as much authoity given them, through the revelation of the attributes of God, to exercise faith in him as the Former Day Saints had?
A. They have.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the nineteenth paragraph of this lecture.*
Note. Let the student turn and commit those paragraphs to memory.
 
Lecture 5
LECTURE FIFTH.
 
Of Faith.
 
SECTION V.
 
1 In our former lectures we treated of the being, character, perfections and attributes of God. What we mean by perfections, is, the perfections which belong to all the attributes of his nature. We shall, in this lecture speak of the Godhead: we mean the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
2 There are two personages who constitute the great matchless, governing and supreme power over [p. 52]
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