Doctrine and Covenants 89 contains helpful instructions for the latter-day use of our bodies. This fascinating section may be helpfully analyzed according to the Lord's own description. He called it a "principle with a promise."
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In February 1831, soon after the Saints began to gather in Kirtland, Ohio, the Lord revealed that they should begin to live the law of consecration. This is consistent with what the Lord has done in every dispensation where he has gathered together a group of chosen people.
The Doctrine and Covenants is an invitation to all people everywhere to come unto Christ. In the revelations of this book "one hears the tender but firm voice of the Lord Jesus Christ" inviting all to come unto Him "preparatory to his second coming."
Because the worth of a soul is great in the eyes of God, missionary work really matters.
Regarding D&C 25, Elder Gordon B. Hinckley stated, "Insofar as I know, this is the only revelation given specifically to a woman, and in concluding it the Lord said, 'This is my voice unto all'. Therefore the counsel given by the Lord on this occasion is applicable to each of you"