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RS/MP Chapter 8: The Church and Kingdom of God (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on April 17, 2014

I will take this lesson section by section. The entire lesson can be found here. Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 7: Joseph and Hyrum Smith, Witnesses for Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by Robert C. on April 10, 2014

(A link to the lesson can be found here. Apologies for not getting this post up sooner—I had it finished earlier, but then I lost the file. Curse Windows 8 instability, and my own foolishness for not being more careful with a backup file. This is a much shorter post than I originally wrote. If I have time in the next few days, and esp. if other express interest in particular questions, I’ll try to write or rewrite some of my own thoughts in answer to the questions I’ve posed below.)

From the life

The last sentence of this section emphasizes humility.

Question: Why is humility so important in obtaining a testimony of God and the Restoration? Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 5: Faith and Repentance (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by Robert C. on March 6, 2014

The lesson can be found online here. Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 4: Strengthening and Preserving the Family (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on February 13, 2014

The first line of this lesson quotes Joseph Fielding Smith saying, “The family is the most important organization in time or in eternity.” For my notes this month I will provide some thoughts on three scriptures pertaining to the importance of the family and how we might strengthen our own. Find the entire lesson here. Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 3: The Plan of Salvation (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by Robert C. on February 7, 2014

The text of the lesson can be found online here.

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RS/MP Chapter 2: Our Savior, Jesus Christ (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on January 16, 2014

 

Find the link to the entire lesson here.

For my notes this month I will be dealing with section #4, “We All Should Pattern our Lives after the Life of Jesus Christ.” Following each block quote I will provide some brief commentary. Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 1: Our Father in Heaven (Joseph Fielding Smith Manual)

Posted by Robert C. on January 11, 2014

Rather than work through the lesson in the order it is presented, I find myself thinking about this lesson in a more thematic way. So, I will present some comments on the lesson contents in terms of three thematic ideas.

(Here is a link to the lesson manual.) Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 24: Reflections on the Mission of Jesus Christ (Lorenzo Snow Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on December 13, 2013

For my notes this month I will tackle four of the questions posed in the “Suggestions for Studying and Teaching” section:

See the entire lesson here.  Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Chapter 23: The Prophet Joseph Smith (Lorenzo Snow Manual)

Posted by Robert C. on December 7, 2013

RS/MP Chapter 23: The Prophet Joseph Smith (Lorenzo Snow Manual)

Here is a link to this week’s lesson. I will follow the sections as given in the manual.
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RS/MP Chapter 22: Doing Good to Others (Lorenzo Snow Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on November 14, 2013

Find the link to the entire lesson here.

One Satan’s greatest tricks is to make us question our true identities. Another trick that Satan plays is even coyer though, he makes us question the true identities of others. Satan would have us believe that our lives do not depend on one other and that we should be disconnected to one another. Lorzeno Snow taught:

We are of the same Father in the celestial worlds. … If we knew each other as we should, … our sympathies would be excited more than they are at the present time, and there would be a desire on the part of every individual to study in their own minds how they might do their brethren good, how they might alleviate their sorrows and build them up in truth, how [they might] remove the darkness from their minds. Read the rest of this entry »

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