From 91 B.C. to A.D. 31, the Nephites were governed by a series of judges. This time period gives many examples of the of how the Nephites constantly fluctuated in their level of commitment to the Lord Jesus Christ. This … Continue reading →
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By Shelly Ketchum Shelly Ketchum: www.nauvoo.com/vigor/issues/17.html (The one I like is Feet Don’t Fail Me Now.) This is an excellent article I’ve used in thw past and am going to use with tomorrow’s lesson on Spiritual gifts. But it would also work for discussions on pride, judging or staying close to.the church. #DandC46 #spiritualgifts #pride #lessactive (27 minutes ago) Read More Read more here:: Group wall post by Shelly Ketchum
Downloaded from: http://seminarymoments.blogspot.com/2014/04/helman-8-9-pride.html yet another lesson in which I get to use the talk by Ezra Taft Benson calledBeware of PrideMay 1989 EnsignI 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…
Here’s the pride cycle of the Nephites with the way of breaking free from it (remembering God) from Helaman 11-12. I’m using this handout for students to fill out the center portion with ways they can remember God and avoid pride.
Downloaded from: http://seminarymoments.blogspot.com/2013/11/jacob-2-pride.html President Dieter F. Uchtdorf of the First Presidency. ..“At its core, pride is a sin of comparison, for though it usually begins with ‘Look how wonderful I am and what great things I have done,’ it always seems to end with ‘Therefore, I am better than you.’ …“… This is the sin of ‘Thank God I am more special than you.’ At its core is the desire to be admired…
Show the pencil to the class–teach that the useful, best part of a pencil is in the middle. And in order for it to be useful, something sharp has to wear away the outer covering. Let’s compare that to the heart/spirit that is found inside each of us. In order to be of the most use as a servant of God, we allow God to scrape away our covering of…