DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
Revelation given to Joseph Smith the Prophet, Oliver Cowdery, and John Whitmer, at Harmony, Pennsylvania, July 1830. See HC 1: 104; see also heading to Section 24
, They are instructed to study the scriptures and to preach; 2
, The law of common consent is affirmed.
I say unto you that you shall let your atime
be devoted to the bstudying
of the scriptures, and to preaching, and to confirming the church at cColesville
, and to performing your dlabors
on the land, such as is required, until after you shall go to the west to hold the next conference; and then it shall be made eknown
what you shall do.
And all things shall be done by acommon
consent in the bchurch
, by much prayer and faith, for all things you shall receive by faith. Amen.