Exam #2 Doctrine and Covenants 324
1. D&C 2 starts with: "I will reveal unto you the Priesthood, by the hand of Elijah the prophet,
before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord," and then continues to emphasize
that Elijah would plant in the hearts of the children the promises made to the fathers and the
children's hearts would turn to the fathers. Which ONE CONCEPT below is NOT TAUGHT nor
A. Elijah would come before the "great and dreadful day of the Lord." The great and dreadful
day of the Lord is defined as April 6, 1830, the day the only true and living Church was
established, the day of the Restoration of the Fulness of the Gospel on the earth.
B. The priesthood Elijah would restore is the sealing power.
C. Though not taught in D&C 2, we emphasized in class in conjunction with D&C 2, that the
sealing power restored by Elijah, permits priesthood ordinances done on the earth to be approved
of and stand as recognized in heaven, and it is this sealing power that is used in temples to seal
D. In class, we interpreted the fathers in this section to be the patriarchs like Abraham, Noah,
E. The promises made to the fathers were interpreted in class as the promises made to the
patriarchs - the promises of eternal life, exaltation, godhood.
2. Question 10 D&C 19 According to D&C 19 and our class discussion, what were the reasons
the Lord gave as to why we must repent?
A. The Lord will judge every man according to his works and every man must suffer if they do
B. Suffering is eternally tied to sin by law and Christ cannot change that; therefore, repent.
C. If we do not repent, the word of the Lord, "the rod", the scriptures, the words of the prophets,
will condemn us.
D. If we will not repent, then we must suffer even as Christ did which caused him to tremble
because of pain and to bleed at every pore.
E. If we do not repent willingly, then the Lord must humble us by his almighty power so that we
will confess our sins and repent.
F. All of the above are reasons explaining why the Lord said we must repent.
G. All of the A - E except C are reasons explaining why the Lord said we must repent.
3. D&C 19 Read carefully D&C 19:1-3. According to these verses and our class discussion, what
are the Lord's purposes in introducing Himself in this way at the beginning of the 19th section?
NOTE: There is one answer that IS NOT TRUE. Select the ONE FALSE statement below that
does not help explain the Lord's purposes for the introduction.
A. The phrases "Alpha and Omega," "beginning and the end," and "even I am he" all emphasize
his endlessness and the fact that he is the one who never changes and has always been God.
Therefore, we can depend on Him.