Additional Study

The Word of Wisdom, (2007), 15


young woman studying scriptures

The following questions and scriptures will help you learn more about the principles in this pamphlet. Footnotes and cross-references in the scriptures will refer you to additional passages and resources about these principles.

Why must I be careful about what goes into my body?

Proverbs 20:1 (Bible, Old Testament)

1 Corinthians 3:16–17 (Bible, New Testament)

1 Corinthians 6:19–20 (Bible, New Testament)

Doctrine and Covenants 89 (The missionaries or a member of the Church can help you obtain a copy of the Doctrine and Covenants. You can also go to www.mormon.org to find it online.)

“Word of Wisdom,” True to the Faith (The missionaries or a member of the Church can help you obtain a copy of this book. You can also find it online at www.mormon.org.)

What spiritual and temporal blessings can come from obeying God’s commandments for my health?

Daniel 1:3–20 (Bible, Old Testament)

How will the Lord strengthen me when I am tempted?

Mosiah 5:2 (Book of Mormon, page 157)

Mosiah 7:33 (Book of Mormon, page 162)

Alma 13:27–29 (Book of Mormon, page 243)

Ether 12:27 (Book of Mormon, page 510)