Semi-Annual Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Volume 70

Semi-Annual Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints Volume 70

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...we have received the testimony of the Spirit of God that the course which we have pursued in this regard is right and acceptable in the sight of the Lord. We are here because we have come in obedience to the command of the Almighty. Now let me show to you how the Lord poured out blessings upon His people anciently when they obeyed the law of tithing. I will read from the 31st chapter of II Chronicles, commencing at the 5th verse: "5. And as soon as the commandment came abroad, the children of Israel brought in abundance the first fruits of corn, wine and oil, and honey, and of all the increase of the field; and the tithe of all things brought they in abundantly." This is in accordance with the law of tithing that was given to the children through Moses, as you may read in the 27th chapter of Leviticus: "And concerning the children of Israel and Judah, that dwelt in the cities of Judah, they also brought in the tithes of oxen and sheep, and the tithe of holy things which were consecrated unto the Lord their God, and laid them by heaps. "In the third month they began to lay the foundation of the heaps, and finished them in the seventh month. "And when Hezekiah and the princes came and saw the heaps, they blessed the Lord and His people Israel. "Then Hezekiah questioned with the Priests and the Levites concerning the heaps. "And Azariah the chief Priest, of the house of Zadok, answered him and said, Since the people began to bring the offerings into the house of the Lord, we have had enough to eat, and have left plenty; for the Lord has blessed His people; and that which is left is this great store." In connection with this passage of scripture I would remind you of the promise made through the more

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  • Paperback | 62 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 127g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236872800
  • 9781236872807