Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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3 And it came to pass that the children  being brought up in subjection to the law of  Moses, and give heed to the traditions of their  fathers, and believed not the gospel of Christ,  wherein they become unholy: wherefore, for  this cause the apostle wrote unto the church,  giving unto them a commandment, not of the  Lord but of himself, that a believer should  not be united to an unbeliever except the law  of Moses should be done away among them,  that their children might remain without cir cumcision; and that the tradition might be  done away, which saith, that little children are  unholy: for it was had among the Jews: but  little children are holy being sanctified through  the atonement of Jesus Christ: and this is what  the scriptures mean.
 

Section 75 • Revelation, 29 October 1831 [D&C 66]

SECTION LXXV.
 
Revelation given October, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord, unto my ser vant, , blessed are you,  inasmuch as you have turned away from your  iniquities, and have received my truths, saith  the Lord your Redeemer, the Savior of the  world, even of as many as believe on my  name. Verily I say unto you, blessed are you  for receiving mine everlasting covenant, even  the fulness of my gospel, sent forth unto the  children of men, that they might have life, and  be made partakers of the glories, which are to  be revealed in the last days, as it was written  by the prophets and apostles in days of old. [p. 310]
3 And it came to pass that the children being brought up in subjection to the law of Moses, and give heed to the traditions of their fathers, and believed not the gospel of Christ, wherein they become unholy: wherefore, for this cause the apostle wrote unto the church, giving unto them a commandment, not of the Lord but of himself, that a believer should not be united to an unbeliever except the law of Moses should be done away among them, that their children might remain without circumcision; and that the tradition might be done away, which saith, that little children are unholy: for it was had among the Jews: but little children are holy being sanctified through the atonement of Jesus Christ: and this is what the scriptures mean.
 

Section 75 • Revelation, 29 October 1831 [D&C 66]

SECTION LXXV.
 
Revelation given October, 1831.
 
1 Behold, thus saith the Lord, unto my servant, , blessed are you, inasmuch as you have turned away from your iniquities, and have received my truths, saith the Lord your Redeemer, the Savior of the world, even of as many as believe on my name. Verily I say unto you, blessed are you for receiving mine everlasting covenant, even the fulness of my gospel, sent forth unto the children of men, that they might have life, and be made partakers of the glories, which are to be revealed in the last days, as it was written by the prophets and apostles in days of old. [p. 310]
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