A revelation to Newel K. Whitney through Joseph Smith Jr., the Seer at Nauvoo, Illinois, July 27, 1842. The following revelation is not currently binding on any denominations in the Latter Day Saint movement as it has not been voted upon by the Saints.
The following letter was written by Joseph Smith Jr. to Nancy Rigdon, the daughter of early Church Leader Sidney Rigdon, in 1842. It may also be found recorded in Joseph Smith, History Volume D, dated August 27, 1842. This Epistle was voted on and sustained as canon for use in the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship by the Assembly of Saints April 6, 2020. It will be included in the Epistles of Joseph Smith Jr. in the Doctrines…
According to Revelation Book 1, this revelation is the “forty-seventh commandment” given March, 1831 at Kirtland Ohio. Recorded as Doctrine and Covenants Section 45 for Community of Christ, and the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This version was taken from Revelation Book 1, pages 71-76. Inspired changes made for its use for the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship and other known changes are in italics. Currently Section 26c of the Doctrines of the Saints for the…
The following section on marriage was prepared while the original Book of Doctrine and Covenants was being compiled. It was read by W. W. Phelps at the general assembly of August 17, 1835 where the assembly of Saints adopted it unanimously by common consent. It is not a revelation.
The following sermon was given by Joseph Smith Jr. Saturday April 8, 1843 as recorded by William Clayton. Due to the teachings found within, members of the Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship are asked to read and pray on it to see if it should include it in the final version of our Doctrine and Covenants.