“I, the Lord, Am Bound When Ye Do What I Say”

Doctrine and Covenants 82:8–10

8 And again, I say unto you, I give unto you a new commandment, that you may understand my will concerning you;
9 Or, in other words, I give unto you directions how you may act before me, that it may turn to you for your salvation.
10 I, the Lord, am bound when ye do what I say; but when ye do not what I say, ye have no promise.

President Joseph Fielding Smith said:

“When we turn from the commandments the Lord has given unto us for our guidance then we do not have a claim upon His blessings. . . .

“Keep the commandments. Walk in the light. Endure to the end. Be true to every covenant and obligation, and the Lord will bless you beyond your fondest dreams.”

(Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith [2013], 232, 237.)

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