The following passages have been selected from the prophetic ministry of Joseph Smith, Jr. These are just a few highlights, ranging from
theological and philosophical matters to practical statements on the functions of the church. All references are from the Community of Christ (RLDS) edition of the Doctrine and Covenants. (In a few minutes a day you can
read all of the passages on this page in four or five weeks.)
1:1, 4, 7, 8 God's invitation.
4:1, 2 Qualified for the work.
6:1, 2 A great and marvelous work.
16:3c-f The worth of souls
17:4-6 God, creation, redemption, baptism.
17:8-12 Elders, Priests, Teachers, Deacons.
17:19 Blessing of children.
17:22, 23 Communion
22:19-23 The experience of Moses.
28:9-13 Beginnings, Probation, Children
36:2-3, 12-13 Enoch and Zion.
42:12c-13 Ministry to the sick.
42:15-17 Scriptures and revelations given.
46:1-9 The gifts of the Holy Spirit.
50:4b-6a Preaching and Receiving.
58:6c-i Agency and personal initiative.
59:2d-4d The Lord's Day, the earth.
68:1b-d Inspiration in preaching.
68:4a-d Teaching children.
76:5-7 The Glories.
83:2-3 The priesthood of Moses and Aaron.
85:1-7 The light of Christ.
85:8-12 Law, Kingdoms and God.
85:16-22 Spiritual preparation.
85:36-38 Spiritual preparation.
90:4a-6d Spiritual and temporal reality.
94:3-5 The House of the Lord, Zion.
95:2-3a; The Constitutional law of the land.
98:4g-i Zion and her children.
98:10e-h Slavery and the constitution.
108:5c-g The coming of the Lord