Monthly Archives: December 2010

D&C 59 The fulness of the earth

I like to use this section to teach the idea that the Lord wants to give us all that He has.  He wants us to enjoy this earth and our time here.  Verse 18 teaches that “all things which come … Continue reading

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D&C 54-56

D&C 54 Newel Knight was appointed to lead the Colesville Saints to Ohio in a previous revelation(see D&C 38:34-36). Newel Knight was appointed by the Colesville Branch to ask Joseph Smith to inquire of the Lord what they should do. … Continue reading

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D&C 53 Sidney Gilbert’s call to serve

Algernon Sidney Gilbert (Dec 28, 1789- June 1834 – lived to 44 years) was first called by the Lord to preach the gospel and be “an agent” for the Church in its business dealings (see D&C 53:3-4). Over a year … Continue reading

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D&C 50 Teaching by the Spirit

Sections 28, 46, 50, 52 are given to help the Saints recognize the Spirit and help root out false spirits in the church. 1- this is how you teach the gospel 2- the success or failure of any seminary class … Continue reading

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Section 49 A Message to the Shakers (and all of us)

Section 49 deals with a group of people who believed in Jesus Christ, but had some interesting beliefs about how to apply the gospel.  The Shakers, or the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, did not view baptism … Continue reading

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D&C 45 Oil in your lamps

 We had a good discussion in class about the ten virgins, since they are referenced in Doctrine and Covenants 45.  56 And at that day, when I shall come in my glory, shall the parable be fulfilled which I spake … Continue reading

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D&C 45 Be not troubled

32  But my disciples shall stand in holy places, and shall not be moved; but among the wicked, men shall lift up their voices and curse God and die.  33 And there shall be earthquakes also in divers places, and … Continue reading

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