Understanding the Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 113
|Ensign(v. 6)||Flag or banner to which people would gather|
|Bands(vv. 9–10)||Straps that tie or bind|
Doctrine and Covenants 113:1–6—Stem, Rod, and Root
The following drawing illustrates the images from the book of Isaiah that the Prophet Joseph Smith asked about.
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you studyDoctrine and Covenants 113.
Answers and Questions
Find Important Words and Phrases
The questions and answers inDoctrine and Covenants 113:7–10are about the gathering of Israel in the latter days. The following is a list of ideas discussed in these verses. In your notebook, write each of the ideas with the words or phrases from the verses that refer to that idea.
Permission to do God’s work
Members of the house of Israel
Limitations caused by wickedness
Foreordained in the premortal life