Washing of Feet
- Joseph Smith, compiled by Joseph Fielding Smith, "Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith", p. 89-90
The ordinance of washing feet provides blessings.
It is not necessary to put the Church on a permanent foundation, but it is nonetheless necessary.
The prophet notes that it is time for the ordinance to be performed and that a place apart from the world must be prepared for its performance.
The ordinance is calculated to build unity