10 And I heard a loud voice saying in heaven, Now is come salvation, and strength, and the kingdom of our God, and the power of his Christ: for the accuser of our brethren is cast down, which accused them before our God day and night. 11 And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.
Section 11 and 13 in preach my gospel and section 4 and 5 in handbook 2 - commitment and dedication
Every time we are with people we have the opportunity to invite peoplepc to make commitments.
Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Lorenzo Snow Chapter 16
19 And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also might be sanctified through the truth. 20 Neither pray I for these alone, but for them also which shall believe on me through their word; 21 That they all may be one; as thou, Father, art in me, and I in thee, that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
"If we have division in our midst; if we be divided either spiritually or temporally, we never can be the people that God designs us to become," (Deseret News: Semi-Weekly, Jan. 23, 1883, 1)
We become one when we have a deep love for father's children. We become one when we do the things of God because that is who we are and not because we have to.
"There should be greater union in our midst than we find today." (From the manual)
Doctrine and Covenants 131,132
Doctrine and Covenants 132:3
3 Therefore, prepare thy heart to receive and obey the instructions which I am about to give unto you; for all those who have this law revealed unto them must obey the same.
To receive new things from the Lord we need to prepare to receive it.
Eternal is often a name for something belongs to or given by God. Eternal punishment is God's punishment. Eternal marriage is God's type of marriage.
Doctrine and Covenants 128:1515 And now, my dearly beloved brethren and sisters, let me assure you that these are principles in relation to the dead and the living that cannot be lightly passed over, as pertaining to our salvation. For their salvation is necessary and essential to our salvation, as Paul says concerning the fathers—that they without us cannot be made perfect—neither can we without our dead be made perfect.