Doctrine and Covenants

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Official Declaration 1 (The 1890 Manifesto)

Official Declaration 2 (The 1978 Revelation on Priesthood)


OUTLINE

1

The Lord's preface to his book of commandments (1-16)

I the Lord gave Joseph Smith Jun. my commandments (17-30)

2

By the hand of Elijah (1 - 3)

3

The wicked Martin Harris and the lost 116 pages (1 - 20)

4

A marvelous work (and a wonder) is coming soon (1 - 7)

5

Martin Harris would like to see the plates (1 - 10)

The Lord will show the plates to three men (11 - 22)

Now about the guy who wants to see the plates (Martin Harris) (23 - 35)

6

A great and marvelous work is coming (1 - 19)

Jesus gives Oliver Cowdery the gift of translation (20 - 37)

7

John the apostle is still alive (like a flame or an angel) (1 - 8)

8

Jesus gives Oliver Crowdery the gift of translation (again) (1 - 12)

9

Jesus takes away Oliver Cowdery's translating privleges (1 - 7)

How to make a decision (If it feels good do it) (8 - 13)

10

Satan's plan for the lost 116 pages (1 - 29)

Jesus will provide new plates to translate (the plates of Nephi) (30 - 41)

Jesus is more cunning than the devil (42 - 45)

I'm Jesus Christ, the Son of God (46 - 70)

11

A great and marvelous work is coming soon (1 - 22)

You're Hyrum [Smith]. I'm Jesus. (23-30)

12

A great and marvelous work is coming soon (1 - 9)

13

The priesthood of Aaron (1)

14

I'm God. I'm Jesus. And you're David [Whitmer]. (1-11)

15

Things that only God and John Whitmer know (1-6)

16

Things that only God and Peter Whitmer know (1-6)

17

You'll see the plates (and other things) (1-9)

18

Fight against the church of the devil (1-47)

19

They won't be tormented forever, but it will be endless torment (1-12)
(Endless is my name)

Keep Joseph Smith's commandments (13-23)
(Or Jesus will smite you with the rod of his mouth)

Martin Harris, pay for the Book of Mormon (24-41)
(Or you will be destroyed)

20

The Church of Christ (aka The Mormon church) was founded on April 6, 1830 (1-5)

An angel with white clothes visits Joseph Smith (6-14)

Those who reject the Book of Mormon are condemned (15-34)

We're not adding anything to the Bible (35-84)

21

Seer, translator, prophet, apostle, and elder (1-3)

Obey Joseph Smith like he was God (4-9)

A mutual ordination (10-12)

22

You must get re-baptized (and Don't tell God what to do) (1-4)

23

A few words to Oliver, Hyrum, Samuel, and two Josephs (1-7)

24

Write the Book of Mormon (1-2)

If they refuse to support you, I'll curse them (3-12)

Poisonous snakes and deadly poisons (13-14)

I will smite them according to your words (15-19)

25

Delight in your husband (and the glory that will come on him) (1-16)

26

By common consent (1-2)

27

Make your own wine for the sacrament (don't buy it from your enemies) (1-4)

Someday Jesus will drink wine with you, Moroni, Elias, Elijah, Joseph, Michael (aka Adam), and many others, some who are out of this world (5-18)

28

Only Joseph Smith receives commandments (Not you, Oliver Cowdery) (1-7)

Go preach to the Lamanites (8-10)

God didn't reveal anything through Hiram Page's stone (12-16)
(Satan deceived him)

29

Listen to the voice of Jesus, the great I am (1-8)

God will send flies and maggots to eat the wicked (9-20)

The great and abominable church will burn (21)

All the dead people will come forth (22-35)

Those who don't believe will be damned (36-50)

30

David [Whitmer], pay more attention to God and Joseph Smith (1-4)

Peter [Whitmer], go with Oliver [Cowdery] to preach to the Lamanites (5-8)

John [Whitmer], go live in Philip Burroughs' house (9-11)

31

Thomas [B. Marsh], you're going on a misson! (1-13)

32

Parley Pratt, Ziba Peterson, and Jesus will join the mission to the Lamanites (1-5)

33

Ezra and Northrop, open you mouths (and they shall be filled) (1-15)

Behold, I come quickly (16-18)

34

Jesus: I come quickly, Orson (1-12)

35

Sidney Rigdon - baptize and write for Joseph Smith (1-27)

36

Edward Partridge - preach my gospel (with the voice of a trump) (1-8)

37

Choose for yourself until Jesus comes (1-4)

38

Thus saith Jesus, the great I am (1-31)

Here's a commandment for you: Go to Ohio (32-42)

39

Go to Ohio, James Covill (1-24)

40

Satan stole James Covill from Jesus (1-3)

41

The heaviest of all cursings (1-6)

Build a house for Joseph Smith (7)

Give Sidney Rigdon whatever he wants (8)

Make Edward Partridge a bishop (10-12)

42

Go forth two by two with the sound of a trump (1-17)

Killers must be killed (and they'll never be forgiven) (18-21)

Love your wife (and only your wife) (19-29)

Help the poor (30-42)

Faith healing (43-59)

Those who disobey are damned (60-70)

Pay your church leaders (71-73)

What to do with fornicators (74-93)

43

Only Joseph Smith receives commandments and revelatons (1-11)

Give Joseph Smith food, clothes, and whatever else he needs (12-16)

The end is coming (so gird up your loins) (17-35)

44

Let's have a meeting (1-6)

45

I'm Jesus, listen to me (1-10)

The city of Enoch is out of this world (11-14)

Jesus prophesies as in the days of old (15-40)

The day of the Lord (41-59)

And that's all I have to say about that (until the New Testament is translated) (60-62)

Go west to the New Jerusalem (or Zion) (63-75)

46

How to have a meeting (1-7)

Seek the best gifts (8-33)

47

I'd like John Whitmer to write history (1-4)

48

Save your money to buy some land in the city (I'll tell you what city later) (1-6)

49

Go preach to the Shakers (1-28)

50

I've seen abominations in the church (1-30)

How to know if a spirit is from God (31-36)

Edward Partridge isn't justified in this thing (37-46)

51

To each according to his needs 1-12

The bishop's salary is whatever he wants it to be 13-20

52

God gives Missouri to the Mormons 1-6

Two by two (missionary style) 7-44

53

A message from God to Sidney Gilbert 1-7

54

Newell Knight, to go Missouri and wait for me to come 1-10

55

To William [Phelps] from the Lord 1-6

56

They shall know mine arm 1-3

I've changed my mind (and commandments) 4-7

I'll pay Joseph Smith back when he gets to Missouri 8-13

Wo to the rich who won't help the poor 14-20

57

Here is wisdom: Zion is Independence, Missouri 1-3

Sidney Gilbert will buy land for the church (This also is wisdom) 4-10

William Phelps will be the church's printer (This is even more wisdom) 11-16

58

Hearken, give ear, and learn of me 1-13

Edward Partridge must repent for his unbelief 14-20

Here is wisdom: Obey the laws of the church 21-31

If someone disobeys my commandment, I revoke it 32-33

Give money to the church so it can buy land 34-38

Martin Harris and William Phelps must repent 39-48

God wants to purchase the whole region ASAP 49-59

Take what was given to Ziba Peterson 60-65

59

Commandments and revelations in their time 1-14

Don't laugh too much (for this is sin) 15

God made everything for humans 16-20

Don't bother me about it anymore 21-24

60

When I make up my jewels, everyone will know 1-4

Build a craft and go to St. Louis 5

From there, Joseph Smith will go Cincinnati 6-17

61

God cursed the waters - especially the Missour River 1-18

God told Satan to ride on the Missouri River 19-39

62

Go two by two - on horses, mules, or chariots 1-9

63

I can kill people and send them to hell 1-6

Don't me ask for signs 7-13

The lake of fire and brimstone 14-23

Go to Zion and buy land 24-38

Titus Billings - sell your land and send the money to Zion 39-41

Newell K. Witney - Open a store and give the money to Zion 42-45

Oliver Cowdery gets all the money 46-54

Sidney Rigdon - I don't like your writing 55-56

64

Joseph Smith has the keys to the kingdom 1-14

Ezra Booth and other sinners 15-17

Who should sell his farm (and other business matters) 18-22

From now until the Son of Man comes is today
(If you tithe, I won't burn you when he comes) 23-25

Don't sell the store (or get in debt to your enemies) 26-27

The Lord takes what he wants (and pays back whenever he wants) 26-34

The church will judge the nations 35-43

65

Hearken and lo.... 1-6

66

William E. McLellin - Go preach to the eastern Jews (and send your money to Zion) 1-7

Heal the sick, but don't commit adultery (which is something you tend to do) 8-13

67

Try to write a commandment like Joseph Smith's (Or a Surah like Mohammad's) 1-14

68

Anyone who is inspired speaks scripture 1-8

Disbelievers are damned 9-15

Literal descendants of Aaron are bishops 16-26

Baptize children when they're eight years old 27-35

69

John Whitmer will go with Oliver Cowdery to Zion 1-8

70

In your temporal things you shall be equal 1-18

71

Confound your enemies 1-11

72

Make Newel K. Whitney a bishop 1-26

73

It's time to translate again 1-6

74

The meaning of 1 Corinthians 7:14 1-6

75

William E. McLellin murmured, so I'm sending him to the south countries 1-12

A list of missionary pairs 13-19

On judgment day, you'll get to judge those who don't receive you on your missions 20-29

Another list of missionary pairs 30-36

76

His years never fail 1-10

We saw Jesus, angels, and Satan 11-31

Apostates will be tormented forever 32-49

Those who are in the resurrection of the just are gods 50-69

The celestial world 70

The terrestrial world 71-80

The telestiial world 81-119

77

A revelation about Revelation 1-15

78

You must be equal in earthly things 1-8

The council: Joseph Smith, Newel K. Whitney, and Sidney Rigdon 9-14

Adam-ondi-Ahman 15

God has established Michael's feet 16-19

Even the Son Ahaman 20-22

79

Jared Carter should go to the eastern countries 1-4

80

Stephen Burnett: Go preach to every creature on earth 1-5

81

Behold, and lo: Jesus speaks to Frederick G. Williams 1-7

82

You are all to be equal (To each according to his wants and needs) 1-24

83

The church will provide for widows, orphans, and the poor 1-6

84

The city of New Jerusalem will be built on the western border of Missouri 1-5

The priesthood of John the Bapist (who was ordained when he was 8 days old) 6-56

Believe in the Book of Mormon or be condemned 57-64

Signs of true believers 65-73

Unbelievers will be damned 74-79

Those who you preach to will give you clothes, food, and money 80-94

I'll send plagues on the cities that reject you 95-102

Send money to the Bishop of Zion or Ohio 103-111

Bishop Whitney should go to New York, Albany, and Boston 112-120

85

One mighty and strong 1-12

86

The parable of the tares (in reverse order) 1-11

87

Civil war, world war, and the end of all nations 1-8

88

The Holy Spirit is in the sun, moon, and stars 1-20

The three kingdoms: Celestial, Terrestrial, and Telestial 21-39

Wash your feet and hands (and don't laugh too much) 40-80

Let your hands be clean, until the Lord comes 81-116

Don't laugh. I will come quickly 117-126

The school of the prophets 127-141

89

Alcohol, hot drinks and tobacco (are not for the body or the belly) 1-10

Health in their naval and marrow to their bones 11-22

90

The keys to the last kingdom (and the school of the prophets) 1-17

Find homes for Frederick G. Williams, Joseph Smth, Sen., and Sidney Rigdon 18-24

Have small families 25-27

Now about my handmaid Vienna Jaques 28-37

91

Don't bother to translate the Apocrypha 1-6

92

The untited order 1-2

93

Verily, thus saith the Lord 1-31

Joseph Smith, Jun. - You have not kept the commandments 32-53

94

God's construction plans 1-17

95

The Great Commandment: Build my house 1-17

96

Here is wisdom: This stake should be strong 1-5

More wisdom: John Johnson should become a member of the order 6-9

97

I'm pleased with the school in Zion 1-9

Build me a house in Zion (pay for it with tithes) 10-21

The Lord's scourge will vex everyone (except Zion, if she obeys me) 22-28

98

The law of the land is constitutional 1-14

Renounce war and proclaim peace (or I'll kill every living thing on earth) 15-18

Many members of he Kirtland church do detestable things 19-22

Forgive your enemies (for the first three times) 23-28

But if they attack you again, kill them all (after asking me for permission) 29-32

War and Peace 33-48

99

John Murdock - Go preach in the eastern countries 1-8

100

Sidney and Joseph: Say whatever you say in my name 1-17

101

I'll own them on the day that I make up my jewels 1-42

The parable of the watchtower 43-62

Bury all the land you can in Jackson County, Missouri 63-76

I established the Constitution 77-80

The parable of the woman and the unjust judge (and God's strange act) 81-95

Sidney Gilbert - Don't sell my storehouse 96-101

102

The minutes of a general council 1-34

103

Whoever you curse, I curse - and you will avenge my enemies for me. 1-40

104

Deliver to Satan those who transgress against the united order 1-18

Real Estate laws in the land of Zion 19-46

The divided united order 47-59

The sacred treasury of the Lord 60-77

Write a letter to New York dictated by the my Spirit 78-86

105

Let my army become very great 1-41

106

Appoint Warren A. Cowdery as high priest over my church (even though he has a vain heart) 1-8

107

The two priesthoods 1-39

The priesthood from Adam to Noah 40-52

Jesus and Michael the Archangel (aka Adam) in the valley of Adam-ondi-Ahman 53-57

The twelve, seventy, the other seventy, and seven times seventy 58-100

108

Lyman, your sins are forgiven 1-8

109

A house in Kirtland 1-80

110

Jesus, Moses, Elias, and Elijah visit Kirtland 1-16

111

Jesus gives Salem, Massachusetts to the Mormons 1-11

112

Gird up your loins, Thomas, and put on your shoes 1-34

113

Ask me anything 1-10

114

David W. Patton, you're going on a mission 1

Remove unfaithful bishops 2

115

I'm naming my church "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" 1-6

Build me a house in the holy city of Far West 7-19

116

Adam-ondi-Ahman 1

117

The mountains of Adam-ondi-Ahman, and the plains of Olaha Shinehah 1-16

118

Replacing four or the Twelve who have been excommunicated 1-6

119

The law of tithing 1-7

120

The money from tithes belongs to the church 1

121

Not one will be left to stand by a wall 1-25

Is there one God or many gods? 26-46

122

God will be with you [Joseph Smith] forever 1-9

123

We shall call our Heavenly Father forth from his hiding place 1-19

124

The Holy Ghost will write a proclamation to the President Elect of the United States and all the kings of the world 1-14

John C. Bennett will be great. I will crown him with blessings and glory 15-25

Baptism of the dead 26-40

Let Joseph Smith and his seed live in Nauvoo House forever 41-61

Buy $50 to $15,000 stock in my house 62-82

Almon Babbitt set up a golden calf for my people to worship 83-86

William Law will heal the sick, raise the dead, and cast out devils 87-122

I appoint Brigham Young to be president of the Twelve 123-145

125

Build a new city in Iowa and call it Zarahemla 1-4

126

Dear Brigham Young 1-3

127

It's not safe for me here, so I'm leaving for a while 1-4

A few words about baptizing dead people 5-12

128

More on baptizing dead people 1-25

129

Is it an angel, a spirit, or the devil? Only a handshake will tell 1-9

130

God lives on a great Urim and Thummim 1-8

The earth will become a crystalline Urim and Thummim 9

Each person in the celestial kingdom will get a white stone that turns into a Urim and Thummim (with a secret name on it) 10-13

The Son of Man won't come before December 23, 1890 14-21

The Father and the Son have bodies, but the Holy Ghost doesn't 22-23

131

To get the highest glory, you must get married 1-4

We're living in a material world 5-8

132

The polygamy revelation 1-66

133

I have trampled them in my fury 1-74

134

We believe in religious freedom but condemn sedition and rebellion 1-11

We do not believe it is right to interfere with a slave owner's right to own slaves 12

135

The death of Joseph and Hyrum Smith 1-2

Joseph Smith did more for the salvation of men than any other man (except Jesus) 3-7

136

The Camp of Israel's westward journey 1-42

137

I saw the celestial kingdom, but I couldn't tell if I was in the body or out of it 1-42

I saw Alvin Smith in the celestial kingdom 5-10

138

The Son of God appears to a host of dead people 1-60

Official Declaration 1 (The 1890 Manifesto)

Official Declaration 2 (The 1978 Revelation on Priesthood)