Precept See also Commandments of God; Doctrine; Doctrine, False; Law; Persuade; Principle fear of this people toward the Lord is taught by precepts of men, 2 Ne. 27:25 (Isa. 29:13). false churches err in many instances because they are taught by precepts of men, 2 Ne. 28:14. wo unto him who hearkens unto precepts of men, 2 Ne. 28:26, 31. the Lord gives line upon line, precept upon precept, 2 Ne. 28:30 (Isa. 28:10). blessed are they who hearken unto the Lord’s precepts, 2 Ne. 28:30. those in darkness turn their hearts from the Lord because of precepts of men, D&C 45:29. the Lord gives unto faithful line upon line, precept upon precept, D&C 98:12 (128:21).