Monthly Archives: October 2010

D&C 13, 20 Priesthood

Circumstances surrounding the Restoration of Melchizedek Priesthood In addition, the reminiscences of a Church member named Addison Everett may be helpful regarding the site and circumstances of the restoration of the higher priesthood. In 1881 he wrote a letter to … Continue reading

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D&C 20

I have been thinking about the Church as a whole as I have been pondering Section 20 of the Doctrine and Covenants.  In verses 11-12 the Lord says in reference to the Book of Mormon, “proving to the world that … Continue reading

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D&C 20

THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CHURCH We had a great discussion in class about the misconceptions that people have about God.  Article 2 of the constitution of the church (verses 17-27) deal with the nature of God.  The three greatest truths … Continue reading

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D&C 19 Repent or Suffer

Doctrine and Covenants 19 The context of this section has to do with Martin Harris’ desire to hold on to his property.  As of March of 1830, he has already seen the angel Moroni and the plates.  Martin knows that … Continue reading

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D&C 12

  Joseph Knight Joseph Knight was baptized by Oliver Cowdery on June 28, 1830.  After his baptism he was persecuted and so he moved from New York to Thompson, Ohio.  In 1831 he moved his family to Jackson County, Missouri.  … Continue reading

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D&C 14-17

D&C 14 Endure to the end David Whitmer does not endure.  Born Jan 7 1805, died Jan 25 1888.  Excommunicated April 1838, he never returned to the church.  When Moroni showed the 3 witnesses the plates, he turned directly to … Continue reading

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D&C 13

Section 13  1 Upon you my fellow servants, in the name of Messiah I aconfer the bPriesthood of Aaron, which holds the ckeys of the ministering of dangels, and of the gospel of erepentance, and of fbaptism by immersion for … Continue reading

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D&C 7 – Comparisons

Section 7 has a great lesson on the human tendency that we have to compare ourselves with others.  Section 7 is a vision Joseph has unlocking questions regarding John 21 where the Lord tells Peter and John about their future … Continue reading

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D&C 11 Wait a little longer until you have my word

Section 11 There is value in preparation time Verse 16- wait All of us are in need to prepare now- fill the tank now why you can This is the most basic of all teachings- work on the basics why … Continue reading

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D&C 6-9 Recognizing and Following the Spirit

Have you ever received an impression? If you were the Lord, what is one of the first things you would want to teach this newly restored church? 2 Nephi 32:5 –WHAT does this basically say?  You get the Holy Ghost, and it will guide you … Continue reading

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