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By President Sherman Smith
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints 

Our God is a God of covenants

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January 21, 2021

President Sherman Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

God makes and keeps His covenants.

The scriptures record, preserve and reveal God's covenantal nature. God covenanted with our ancestors Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. He promised them property, posterity and prosperity (see Genesis 12, 15, and 17). He acted through mighty acts of wonder to save our ancestors from Egyptian bondage. At Mount Sinai He invited our ancestors, and by extension all of us, to covenant to be loyal to Him (see Exodus 20 and the Book of Deuteronomy).

God's recorded relationship with the House of Israel found in scripture shows God consistently and continually acting to be...



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