Doctrine and Covenants, 1835

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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shall testify of me. -[Christ.]- Gal. 4:6. And because you  are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your  hearts.
Q. Do the Father, Son and Holy Spirit constitute the  Godhead?
A. They do. -[§5. ¶2.]-
Let the student commit this paragraph to memory.
Q. Does the believer in Christ Jesus, through the gift of  the Spirit, become one with the Father and the Son, as the  Father and the Son are one?
A. They do. John 17:20, 21. Neither pray I for these  (the apostles) alone, but for them also who shall believe on me  through their word; that they all may be one; as thou, Father,  art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that  the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
Q. Does the foregoing account of the Godhead lay a sure  foundation for the exercise of faith in him unto life and salva tion?
A. It does.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the third paragraph of this lecture.
Let the student commit this also.
 
Lecture 6
LECTURE SIXTH.
 
Of Faith.
 
SECTION VI.
 
1 Having treated, in the preceding lectures, of the  ideas of the character, perfections and attributes of God,  we next proceed to treat of the knowledge which per sons must have, that the course of life which they pur sue is according to the will of God, in order that they  may be enabled to exercise faith in him unto life  and salvation.
2 This knowledge supplies an important place in re vealed religion; for it was by reason of it that the an cients were enabled to endure as seeing him who is  invisible. An actual knowledge to any person that [p. 58]
shall testify of me. -[Christ.]- Gal. 4:6. And because you are sons, God has sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts.
Q. Do the Father, Son and Holy Spirit constitute the Godhead?
A. They do. -[§5. ¶2.]-
Let the student commit this paragraph to memory.
Q. Does the believer in Christ Jesus, through the gift of the Spirit, become one with the Father and the Son, as the Father and the Son are one?
A. They do. John 17:20, 21. Neither pray I for these (the apostles) alone, but for them also who shall believe on me through their word; that they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us, that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
Q. Does the foregoing account of the Godhead lay a sure foundation for the exercise of faith in him unto life and salvation?
A. It does.
Q. How do you prove it?
A. By the third paragraph of this lecture.
Let the student commit this also.
 
Lecture 6
LECTURE SIXTH.
 
Of Faith.
 
SECTION VI.
 
1 Having treated, in the preceding lectures, of the ideas of the character, perfections and attributes of God, we next proceed to treat of the knowledge which persons must have, that the course of life which they pursue is according to the will of God, in order that they may be enabled to exercise faith in him unto life and salvation.
2 This knowledge supplies an important place in revealed religion; for it was by reason of it that the ancients were enabled to endure as seeing him who is invisible. An actual knowledge to any person that [p. 58]
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