[December 28, 2020, 7:06 AM]
While reading Come Follow Me this morning, I discovered the following question I had written next to verses 19-22 of section 1 in The Doctrine and Covenants on Jan 1, 2017 Sunday:
“Why did The Lord bring forth the doctrine and covenants?”
It was neat to come across the following passage as I supplemented my study with Come Follow Me this morning.
“In November 1831, the restored Church of Jesus Christ was just a year and a half old. Though growing, it was still an obscure group of believers living in a sparsely settled frontier, led by a prophet in his mid-twenties. But God considered these believers to be His servants and His messengers, and He wanted the revelations He had given them to be published to the world…”
“It is a ‘voice of warning’ for all ‘the inhabitants of the earth,’ teaching them to repent and establish God’s ‘everlasting covenant’ (verses 4, 8, 22)”December 28–January 3. Doctrine and Covenants 1: “Hearken, O Ye People”