Dispensations are time periods in which the Lord has at least one authorized servant on the earth who bears the holy priesthood and the keys, and who has a divine commission to dispense the gospel to the inhabitants of the earth.
Additional Study Materials
The Guide to the Scriptures
Things of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Smith, (2011), 507–16
Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young, (1997), 92–99
Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Wilford Woodruff, (2011), 24–34
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