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The Hospital Window

The Hospital Window Author Unknown Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs.  His bed was next … Continue reading

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This house is your wedding present

We have heard Dr. Goodell’s story of the house dishonesty built. It tells of a very wealthy man who had as a part of his household a young woman to whom the entire family was devoted. She was courted and … Continue reading

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Mosiah 4: A Sense of your Nothingness

When it comes to the value of our human existence, there is a doctrinal contradiction which deserves some dialog. In the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the doctrine is commonly taught that all of Heavenly Father’s children are … Continue reading

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1 Nephi 11-14

1 Nephi 11-14 An Overview of Nephi’s Vision What is the point of 1 Nephi 11-14?  This is not meant as a history lesson- this is a story about us and how we relate to God and his prophets, and … Continue reading

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Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face

I outline Romans 7:7-8:11 as follows: Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face: A New Spirit in a Fallen Mortal Body 1. Romans 7:7-14 The Law & Sin 2. Romans 7:15-25 The Rude Awakening: My Mortal Body Fights My Spirit … Continue reading

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Romans 2:12-3:20 How The Lord Judges Man

Romans 2:12-3:20 can be outlined as follows: Romans 2:12-3:20 The Law: How God judges mankind 1. 2:12-16 How the Lord will judge the Gentiles 2. 2:17-29 How the Jews will be judged 3. 3:1-18 Paul answers questions relating to Jew/Gentile … Continue reading

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The Atonement: Key Events

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Questions Thrown At Jesus

Jesus handles some very difficult questions when at the temple during his last week. Each group asks a specific question that reveals their true character and desires. Jesus handles each question masterfully. We spent some time looking at each question, … Continue reading

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John 11: Jesus Wept

Marvelous Power John 11 shows the compassion that Jesus had for Mary and Martha as well as all of us. Most students of the Bible are familiar with the phrase “Jesus wept”. Many seminary students do not know the context … Continue reading

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John 7-9: Making Decisions

John 7 How to make decisions easier John 7 shows an illustration of Jesus explaining how to make decisions. He states, “If any man will do his will, he shall know the doctrine, whether it be of God, or whether … Continue reading

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