Doctrine and Covenants

Week 4: Oliver Cowdery becomes Joseph’s scribe; restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood

D&C 6–9, 13

29 September 2016

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Additional reading and links

  • Elder Boyd K. Packer, “The Candle of the Lord,” Ensign (January 1983): 51–56. Elder Packer shared his insights into how the Holy Spirit communicates with us.
  • Jeffrey G. Cannon, “Oliver Cowdery’s Gift,” Church History: Revelations in Context, last modified 15 December 2012. Cannon, a member of the Joseph Smith Papers team, examines the meaning of the “gift” the Lord spoke of in the earliest revelations to Oliver Cowdery (D&C 6, D&C 8).