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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 Lesson 8: “Temple Blessings for Ourselves and Our Ancestors” (George Albert Smith Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on April 13, 2012

As always, these notes provide insights into scripture with the intent that individuals will come to their own conclusions on how best to present the material in the manual. I know of no better way of accomplishing that task than by reading the scriptures. In my own lessons, quotes from the manual are alway supplemental to the text itself. I find the closer that I stick with scriptures in my lessons the closer the spirit sticks with me. This week I will base my notes from suggestion #1 in the manual.

Read the excerpts from the dedicatory prayer of the Idaho Falls Idaho Temple on pages 82–83, and read D&C 109:1–5, 10–13 (from the dedicatory prayer of the Kirtland Temple). Ponder the feelings you have when you attend the temple, and think about the experiences that have strengthened your testimony that the temple is the house of the Lord. Read the rest of this entry »

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RS/MP Lesson 4: “The Prophet Joseph Smith, God’s Instrument in Restoring the Truth” (George Albert Smith Manual)

Posted by kirkcaudle on February 10, 2012

For this weeks lesson I will use the scriptures in order to tackle some of the questions provided directly from the lesson manual. As always, I would suggest that you read the actual lesson, which can be found here.   Read the rest of this entry »

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