The Guide to the Scriptures

    Commandments of God

    The laws and requirements that God gives to mankind, either individually or collectively. Keeping the commandments will bring blessings of the Lord to the obedient (D&C 130:21).

    • Noah did according to all that God commanded him:Gen. 6:22;
    • Walk in my statutes, and keep my commandments:Lev. 26:3;
    • Keep my commandments, and live:Prov. 4:4; ( Prov. 7:2; )
    • If ye love me, keep my commandments:John 14:15; ( D&C 42:29; )
    • Whatsoever we ask, we receive of him, because we keep his commandments:1 Jn. 3:22;
    • His commandments are not grievous:1 Jn. 5:3;
    • Be immovable in keeping the commandments:1 Ne. 2:10;
    • The Lord gives no commandments save he shall prepare a way:1 Ne. 3:7;
    • I must do according to the strict commands of God:Jacob 2:10;
    • Inasmuch as ye keep my commandments, ye shall prosper in the land:Jarom 1:9; ( Alma 9:13; Alma 50:20; )
    • Learn in thy youth to keep the commandments of God:Alma 37:35;
    • These commandments are of me:D&C 1:24;
    • Search these commandments:D&C 1:37;
    • Those who do not keep the commandments cannot be saved:D&C 18:46; ( D&C 25:15; D&C 56:2; )
    • My commandments are spiritual; they are not natural or temporal:D&C 29:35;
    • Commandments are given so that we may understand the Lord’s will:D&C 82:8;
    • I know not, save the Lord commanded me:Moses 5:6;
    • The Lord will prove men to see if they will do all that he commands them:Abr. 3:25;