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“Lesson 22: The Word of Wisdom: ‘A Principle with Promise’” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide (1999)

“Lesson 22,” Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Class Member Study Guide

Lesson 22

The Word of Wisdom: “A Principle with Promise”

Reading assignment: Doctrine and Covenants 89; Our Heritage, pages 25–26.

  • Read D&C 89:4. What does this verse teach about the Lord’s reasons for giving the Word of Wisdom?

  • What is the Lord’s counsel about what is not good for the body? (See D&C 89:5–9.) What are some of the consequences of using harmful substances?

  • What is the Lord’s counsel about what is good for the body? (See D&C 88:124; 89:10–17.)

  • What are the promised blessings for those who obey the Word of Wisdom and walk “in obedience to the commandments”? (See D&C 89:18–21.) How have you been blessed as you have obeyed the Word of Wisdom?

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