Doctrine and Covenants, 1844

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  • Historical Introduction
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LECTURES
 
ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS  CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS,  ORIGINALLY DELIVERED BEFORE  A CLASS OF THE ELDERS,  IN , OHIO.
 
Lecture I
LECTURE FIRST.
 
OF FAITH.
 
SECTION I.
 
1 Faith being the first principle in revealed  religion, and the foundation of all righteous ness, necessarily claims the first place in a  course of lectures which are designed to un fold to the inderstanding the doctrine of Jesus  Christ.
2 In presenting the subject of faith, we  shall observe the following order:
3 First, Faith itself—what it is:
4 Secondly, The object on which it rests;  and
5 Thirdly, The effects which flow from it.
6  Agreeably to this order we have first to  show what faith is.
7 The author of the epistle to the Hebrews,  in the eleventh chapter of that epistle, and  first verse, gives the following definition of  the word faith: [p. [5]]
LECTURES
 
ON THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, ORIGINALLY DELIVERED BEFORE A CLASS OF THE ELDERS, IN , OHIO.
 
Lecture I
LECTURE FIRST.
 
OF FAITH.
 
SECTION I.
 
1 Faith being the first principle in revealed religion, and the foundation of all righteousness, necessarily claims the first place in a course of lectures which are designed to unfold to the inderstanding the doctrine of Jesus Christ.
2 In presenting the subject of faith, we shall observe the following order:
3 First, Faith itself—what it is:
4 Secondly, The object on which it rests; and
5 Thirdly, The effects which flow from it.
6  Agreeably to this order we have first to show what faith is.
7 The author of the epistle to the Hebrews, in the eleventh chapter of that epistle, and first verse, gives the following definition of the word faith: [p. [5]]
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