The Doctrine & Covenants
of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Items of Interest from Church History

What is The Doctrine and Covenants? Let's read the
It can be read

Doctrine & Covenants Editions

Chronology Chart of when the various sections were given.
This is the same one that is bound with the book.

Three Covenants
The Abrahamic Covenant, Baptismal Covenant,
and the Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood

Section 76: Degrees of Glory handout

Section 76 Versified
You've heard it existed but could never find it. Look no more.

Official Declaration 2:
BYU Studies article written about the events and process
leading up to this declaration (goes to another website)
Race and the Priesthood . . . an official Church statement on the topic.

The Priesthood
a harmonization of those portions of Sections 20, 84, 107, and 121 that have to do with the history
and organization of the priesthood today.

What Is the Sealing Power? The Holy Spirit of Promise?

Turning the Hearts of the Fathers and the Children
This passages is quoted several times in Latter-day Saint scriptures and even explained

Church History & Doctrine

Church History Chronology Chart

on-line Encyclopedia of Mormonism
This is not written by the Church, but the Church cooperated in its creation.
Brigham Young University's Lee Library maintains the on-line version,
with entries updated by their original writers.

Latter-day Saint Temples
Let me note that this does
not include the Fundamentalist LDS Church's temple in Texas.
They are a breakaway group and practice things we have not and will not be practicing.
Allow me to introduce you to the subject at and then come see all the current events at
(not an official Church website).

The Endowment House
An article giving the history of purpose of this structure (goes to another website)

Temples: Facts, Figures,and Trivia

Presidents of the Church
a list of all the Presidents of the Church with basic dates

Official Proclamations by the First Presidency and the Quorum of Twelve:
1841 - Proclamation to the Saints Scattered Abroad
1845 - Proclamation of the Twelve (following the murder of Joseph Smith)
1909 - The Origin of Man (in response to the Evolution theory)
1916 - The Father and the Son (how Christ can be call by both titles)
1980 - Proclamation by the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve
on the Sesquicentennial of the Church
1995 - The Family: A Proclamation to the World
2000 - The Living Christ: The Testimony of the Apostles

President Ezra Taft Benson's Addresses to the Family:

To the Fathers in Israel
To the Mothers in Zion
The Honored Place of Woman
To the Children of the Church
To the "Rising Generation"
To the "Youth of the Noble Birthright" (Young Men)
To the Young Women of the Church
To the Single Adult Brethren of the Church
To the Single Adult Sisters of the Church
To the Elderly in the Church
To the Home Teachers of the Church

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