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Prince’s Research Excerpts: Priesthood & Mormonism – 1990

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8 Feb.:  Foundation principles and ordinances.



April 11-12, 1992



(As approved by the Council of the Twelve on 8 February 1990)

These existing foundation principles and ordinances must be in place wherever the Church is established:

A Testimony of God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ and the Truthfulness of the Gospel

The Witness and Inspiration of the Holy Ghost

The Keys, Quorums, and Authority of the Priesthood

Quorums: The First Presidency, the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, the Quorums of Seventy, and other Melchizedek and Aaronic priesthood quorums

The Ordinances and Related Covenants

Ordinances: Baptism, confirmation, priesthood ordination, the sacrament, and temple ordinances and associated covenants

Priesthood Blessings: Patriarchal, father’s, health, and others

The Word of the Lord

Scriptures: The Bible, Book of Mormon, Doctrine and Covenants,

Pearl of Great Price, and other revelations

Fundamental Doctrine (such as the Atonement of Christ)

Teachings of the Living Prophets

The Responsibilities of– The Principle of–

Fatherhood Presidencies

Motherhood Working in Councils

Children Common Consent

Brotherhood and Sisterhood Care of the Poor and Needy

Watching over the Church

Meetings for Worship and Instructions: Sacrament, quorum, conferences

The Willing Payment of Tithes, Fast and Other Offerings

Buildings: temples and meetinghouses

Faithful Members Who Keep the Commandments and Covenants and Whose

Lives are Centered in Christ”  (North America Northeast Area, Area Council Meeting, April 11-12, 1992, 8 Feb 1990)