For this week’s lesson notes I will provide a few comments/questions section by section. Find the link to this weeks lesson here.
From the Life of Lorenzo Snow
The introduction of this lesson discusses Brigham Young establishing the Perpetual Emigrating Fund in 1849. In 2001, the church established The Perpetual Education Fund, which you can read about here.
Although the people had little to give individually, their unified efforts blessed many lives. The Perpetual Emigrating Fund expanded beyond its original purpose, helping more than just the members of the Church who had been in Nauvoo. It continued for 38 years, helping tens of thousands of converts from many lands gather with their fellow Saints.
In what ways is today’s Perpetual Education Fund like Brigham Young’s Perpetual Emigrating Fund? What do these funds teach us about becoming one with one another? Read the rest of this entry »