Helman 8-9 Pride

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yet another lesson in which I get to use the talk by Ezra Taft Benson called
Beware of PrideMay 1989 Ensign
I started off class by showing them this video:

We discussed the characteristics of an octopus:uncanny eyesightsqueeze into tight spaces-no skeletonhide and waitmaster at disguisesGrow large tentacles 
President Benson says:”The Doctrine and Covenants tells us that the Book of Mormon is the “record of a fallen people.” (D&C 20:9.) Why did they fall? This is one of the major messages of the Book of Mormon. Mormon gives the answer in the closing chapters of the book in these words: “Behold, the pride of this nation, or the people of the Nephites, hath proven their destruction.” (Moro. 8:27.) 
Pride is a very misunderstood sin, and many are sinning in ignorance. (SeeMosiah 3:113 Ne. 6:18.) In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore, no matter how the world uses the term, we must understand how God uses the term…”
Since an octopus can grow large tentacles…we used Pres. Benson’s talk and added to the picture on the board.YIKES!!what a great visual, to see just how far reaching an octopus tentacle is.
Who knew there was so many ways to be PRIDEFUL???

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