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Miscellaneous Pearls — Ten essential principles revealed through the Prophet Joseph Smith

by President Dallin H. Oaks

Ten essential principles or truths revealed through the Prophet Joseph Smith, presented by President Dallin H. Oaks
   1. The nature of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost.
.     2. The functions of the Godhead, and their relationship to mortals.
   3. The nature of the fall of man.
.     4. The purpose of mortality in furthering the Father’s plan for His children to attain their eternal destiny.
   5. The role of the Savior’s Atonement in assuring immortality and providing the opportunity for eternal life.
.     6. The role of earthly and eternal marriage in the Father’s plan.
.     7. The role of priesthood and ordinances in the Father’s plan.
.     8. The role of proxy ordinances and temples in the Father’s plan.
.     9. The knowledge that God desires to save all of His children and that every person who has lived, knowing of Jesus or not, is capable of attaining exaltation.
.   10. The role of the three sources of truth about man and the universe: science, scripture, and ongoing revelation.


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