RS/MP Lesson 32: Tithes and Offerings (Gospel Principles Manual)

D&C 119

In order to properly understand D&C 119, and the law of tithing more generally, I think it is important we understand its relation to the law of consecration. Since I don’t have a lot of time, I will rely heavily on Steven Harper’s essay “‘All Things Are the Lord’s': The Law of Consecration in the Doctrine and Covenants”.

Upon reading verses 1-5 of D&C 119, I have many questions, so I’ll focus on that.

First of all, consider verses 1-2:

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