Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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if they are not found transgressors they shall  have fellowship in the church; and if they are  not faithful, they shall not have fellowship in  the church; yet they may remain upon their  inheritances according to the laws of the land.
2 All children have claim upon their parents  for their maintainance until they are of age;  and after that, they have claim upon the church;  or, in other words upon the Lord’s storehouse,  if their parents have not wherewith to give  them inheritances. And the storehouse shall  be kept by the consecrations of the church,  and widows and orphans shall be provided  for, as also the poor: Amen.
 
Section 90 • Revelation, 4 December 1831–A, B, C [D&C 72]
SECTION XC.
 
Revelation given December, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and listen to the voice of the  Lord, O ye who have assembled yourselves to gether, who are the high priests of my church,  to whom the kingdom and power has been giv en. For verily thus saith the Lord, it is ex pedient in me, for a bishop to be appointed  unto you, or of you unto the church in this  part of the Lord’s vineyard: and verily in this  thing ye have done wisely, for it is required of  the Lord, at the hand of every steward, to  render an account of his stewardship, both in  time and in eternity. For he who is faithful  and wise in time, is accounted worthy to in herit the mansions prepared for them of my  Father. Verily I say unto you, the elders of  the church in this part of my vineyard, shall [p. 345]
if they are not found transgressors they shall have fellowship in the church; and if they are not faithful, they shall not have fellowship in the church; yet they may remain upon their inheritances according to the laws of the land.
2 All children have claim upon their parents for their maintainance until they are of age; and after that, they have claim upon the church; or, in other words upon the Lord’s storehouse, if their parents have not wherewith to give them inheritances. And the storehouse shall be kept by the consecrations of the church, and widows and orphans shall be provided for, as also the poor: Amen.
 
Section 90 • Revelation, 4 December 1831–A, B, C [D&C 72]
SECTION XC.
 
Revelation given December, 1831.
 
1 Hearken and listen to the voice of the Lord, O ye who have assembled yourselves together, who are the high priests of my church, to whom the kingdom and power has been given. For verily thus saith the Lord, it is expedient in me, for a bishop to be appointed unto you, or of you unto the church in this part of the Lord’s vineyard: and verily in this thing ye have done wisely, for it is required of the Lord, at the hand of every steward, to render an account of his stewardship, both in time and in eternity. For he who is faithful and wise in time, is accounted worthy to inherit the mansions prepared for them of my Father. Verily I say unto you, the elders of the church in this part of my vineyard, shall [p. 345]
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