The Doctrine and Covenants: Good Stuff

    Section 4

  1. Charity, love, virtue, knowledge, temperance, patience, kindness, charity, humility, diligence - are all good things. 4:5-6

  2. Section 42

  3. Help the poor with your property. 30
  4. Everyone's needs will be supplied. 33
  5. Live together in love. 45

  6. Section 44

  7. Take care of the poor. 6

  8. Section 56

  9. Wo to rich men who won't help the poor. Your riches will canker your souls. 16

  10. Section 59

  11. Love your neighbor as yourself. 6

    That's a nice idea, but it isn't original in the D&C. It's copied directly from the Bible.

    See Leviticus 19:18.


  12. Section 64

  13. Forgive each other. 9

  14. Section 83

  15. If the family doesn't receive an adequate inheritance, the church will provide for them. 5
  16. The church will provide for widows, orphans, and the poor. 6

  17. Section 88

  18. Love one another. And share things with others. 123

  19. Section 101

  20. It isn't right for one man to be in bondage to another. 79

    Section 134

  21. We believe that governments should ensure that individuals are free, and have the right to protect their life and property. 2
  22. We believe that laws must be enforced equally. 3
  23. We do not believe that human law has a right to intefere with religion. 4
  24. We believe that the government should restrain crime, but never control conscience; it should punish guilt, but never suppress freedom. 4
  25. We believe that men should uphold their government, that sedition and rebellion should be punished, and that governments should enact laws for the public good, while protecting freedom of conscience. 5
  26. We believe that laws should be respected and obeyed. 6
  27. We believe that laws should be enacted to protect religious freedom, as long as such beliefs do not justify sedition or conspiracy. 7
  28. We believe that crimes should be punished. 8
  29. We do not believe that religion should influence government, or that one religion should be granted special privileges. 9
  30. We believe that men should appeal to the civil law to redress wrongs, but individuals also have the right to defend themselves and their property when such relief is unavailable. 11