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1 Corinthians 3, Ye Are The Temple Of God: Milk And Morality

Downloaded from: http://brosimonsays.wordpress.com/2013/03/09/1-corinthians-3-ye-are-the-temple-of-god-milk-and-morality/ ELDER DAVID A. BEDNAR: “The choices we make about the use of our personal temples will affect us throughout all eternity. “Because the physical body is so central to the Father’s plan of happiness and our spiritual development, we should not be surprised that Lucifer seeks to thwart our progression by enticing us to use our bodies improperly. It is to me one of the ultimate ironies of eternity that the adversary, who is miserable because he has no physical body and therefore cannot progress, seeks to make us miserable “like unto himself” (2 Ne. 2:27) through the improper use of our bodies. The very tool he does not have and cannot use thus is the primary instrument through which he attempts to lure us to spiritual destruction. “Our physical bodies indeed are temples of God. Consequently, you and I must carefully consider what we take into our temple, what we put on our temple, what we do to our temple, and what we do with our temple. And we can learn a number of important lessons by comparing the Church’s temples to our physical bodies as temples.” (Ye Are the Temple of God) Filed under: New Testament, Seminary Tagged: 1 Corinthians, Bible, Body, Builders, Chastity, DAB, Defile, Destroy, Education, Foundation, FSOY, […]

DO try this at home! Object lessons for YM/YW on virtue, dating, repentance and more

One of my friends, Anthony Sweat and I wrote a book on WHY teens should live LDS Standards. As part of this book we included object lessons that parents (or the teens themselves) could use in a teaching setting. Deseret Book has allowed us to take eight of these object lessons and share them. They are on topics that are tender to teens: steady dating, eternal marriage, sexual purity, gratitude,…
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I am created in the image of God. My body is a temple.

Primary Talks

The Lord gave me a temple to live within on earth. Once in Heaven I was spirit, but I left my home at birth. I’ll make my temple brighter; I’ll keep my spirit free. My body is the temple my Father gave to me. (Children’s Songbook, page 153.) This Primary song tells us that our bodies are temples that Heavenly Father has given us. The scriptures tell us this, too:…
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