Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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declare glad tidings unto the inhabitants of the  earth, or among the congregations of the wick ed. Behold I the Lord have brought you to gether that the promise might be fulfilled, that  the faithful among you should be preserved and  rejoice together in the land of . I  the Lord promised the faithful and cannot lie.
3 I the Lord am willing, if any among you  desireth to ride upon horses, or upon mules, or  in chariots, he shall receive this blessing, if he  receive it from the hand of the Lord, with a  thankful heart in all things. These things re main with you to do according to judgment  and the directions of the Spirit. Behold the  kingdom is yours. And behold, and lo I am  with the faithful always; even so: Amen.
 
Section 74 • Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74]
SECTION LXXIV.
 
An explanation of the epistle to the first Corin thians, 7th chapter, 14th verse.
 
1 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified  [b]y the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanc tified by the husband, else were your children  unclean, but now are they holy.
2 For in the days of the apostles the law  of circumcision was had among all the Jews,  who believed not the gospel of Jesus Christ.  And it came to pass that there arose a great  contention among the people concerning the  law of circumcision, for the unbelieving hus band was desirous that his children should be  circumcised and become subject to the law of  Moses, which law was fulfilled. [p. 309]
declare glad tidings unto the inhabitants of the earth, or among the congregations of the wicked. Behold I the Lord have brought you together that the promise might be fulfilled, that the faithful among you should be preserved and rejoice together in the land of . I the Lord promised the faithful and cannot lie.
3 I the Lord am willing, if any among you desireth to ride upon horses, or upon mules, or in chariots, he shall receive this blessing, if he receive it from the hand of the Lord, with a thankful heart in all things. These things remain with you to do according to judgment and the directions of the Spirit. Behold the kingdom is yours. And behold, and lo I am with the faithful always; even so: Amen.
 
Section 74 • Explanation of Scripture, 1830 [D&C 74]
SECTION LXXIV.
 
An explanation of the epistle to the first Corinthians, 7th chapter, 14th verse.
 
1 For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband, else were your children unclean, but now are they holy.
2 For in the days of the apostles the law of circumcision was had among all the Jews, who believed not the gospel of Jesus Christ. And it came to pass that there arose a great contention among the people concerning the law of circumcision, for the unbelieving husband was desirous that his children should be circumcised and become subject to the law of Moses, which law was fulfilled. [p. 309]
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