Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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ye shall not suffer that mine house shall be pol uted by them.
43 And he that cometh in and is faithful be fore me, and is a brother, or if they be breth ren, they shall salute the president or teacher  with uplifted hands to heaven, with this same  prayer or covenant, and by saying, Amen, in  token of the same.
44 Behold, verily I say unto you, this is a  sample unto you for a salutation to one an other in the house of God, in the school of the  prophets. And ye are called to do this by  prayer and thanksgiving as the Spirit shall  give utterance, in all your doings in the house  of the Lord, in the school of the prophets, that  it may become a sanctuary, a tabernacle, of  the Holy Spirit to your edification.
45 And ye shall not receive any among you,  into this school, save he is clean from the blood  of this generation: and he shall be received by  the ordinance of the washing of feet; for unto  this end was the ordinance of the washing of  feet instituted.
46 And again, the ordinance of washing  feet is to be administered by the president, or  presiding elder of the church. It is to be com menced with prayer: and after partaking of  bread and wine he is to gird himself, accord ing to the pattern given in the thirteenth chap ter of John’s testimony concerning me. Amen. [p. 145]
ye shall not suffer that mine house shall be poluted by them.
43 And he that cometh in and is faithful before me, and is a brother, or if they be brethren, they shall salute the president or teacher with uplifted hands to heaven, with this same prayer or covenant, and by saying, Amen, in token of the same.
44 Behold, verily I say unto you, this is a sample unto you for a salutation to one another in the house of God, in the school of the prophets. And ye are called to do this by prayer and thanksgiving as the Spirit shall give utterance, in all your doings in the house of the Lord, in the school of the prophets, that it may become a sanctuary, a tabernacle, of the Holy Spirit to your edification.
45 And ye shall not receive any among you, into this school, save he is clean from the blood of this generation: and he shall be received by the ordinance of the washing of feet; for unto this end was the ordinance of the washing of feet instituted.
46 And again, the ordinance of washing feet is to be administered by the president, or presiding elder of the church. It is to be commenced with prayer: and after partaking of bread and wine he is to gird himself, according to the pattern given in the thirteenth chapter of John’s testimony concerning me. Amen. [p. 145]
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