D&C 121:36, 41–42

Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Scripture Mastery Cards, 2013

D&C 121:36, 41–42

The principles of righteousness give power to the priesthood.


In a letter from Liberty Jail, Joseph Smith recorded the Lord’s words of comfort to the righteous and the consequences that would come to priesthood holders who had been unrighteous.

Doctrine or Principle

The power of the priesthood can only be controlled on the principles of righteousness.


How have priesthood holders that you know demonstrated the characteristics in D&C 121? How can remembering these characteristics help you as you interact with others?