Tuesday, April 27, 2010
"Having authority given me of Jesus Christ, I baptize you in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Amen." 3 Nephi 11:25
"And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God."
"And now as I said concerning faith – faith is not to have a perfect knowledge of things; therefore if ye have faith ye hope for things which are not seen, which are true." Alma 32:21 - - This one we are learning this week and he is picking it up pretty quick
Wednesday, April 14, 2010
vs 5-6: Lehi is telling his son Joseph that a latter day prophet wil be born from his lineage. He is talking about Joseph Smith and the restoration of the gospel.
vs 8: is a reference to the restoration
vs 17: gives a small description of Joseph Smith's character. He was not a very educated person but had a great presence and influence on people
vs 19: reference to the writing and translation of the Book of Mormon
vs 17-35: Psalm of Nephi, in these verses Nephi pours out his heart
- he prays to the Lord for strength and forgiveness
- he asks for help w/ his enemies
vs 2-3: Laman and Lemuel want to kill Nephi b/c they think that he wants to be their ruler
Nephi and his believers leave and begin to prosper
vs 15-16: Nephi teaches his people how to build using all kinds of materials that are available to them. they begin to build a temple.