Monthly Archives: March 2011

D&C 102 – Maintaining the standard

Doctrine and Covenants 102 consists of the minutes of the meeting at which the first stake high council was organized.  It is not a revelation, though the principles out of which it grows were revealed to the prophet Joseph Smith. … Continue reading

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D&C 101: Adversity makes you strong

The beginning of Doctrine and Covenants 101 addresses the essential nature of trials and correction in mortality:  1 Verily I say unto you, concerning your brethren who have been afflicted, and persecuted, and cast out from the land of their … Continue reading

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D&C 101: Better times ahead!

Section 101 was given at a time when the members of the church in Missouri were facing some of their worst trials.  While there are many truths being taught in this section, I believe an important message we cannot miss … Continue reading

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D&C 98: How to take the heat

After covering some of the first issues addressed in section 98, we spent some time likening the situation the Saints faced in Missouri to real situations faced by youth today.  To do this, we spent about 20 minutes reading from … Continue reading

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D&C 98: Principles of government

D&C 98 Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. – attributed to Pericles, ca. 430 BC Our young people will vote soon and will be active in understanding government.  D&C … Continue reading

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D&C 93: Light & Truth

This is a very difficult section due to it being so philosophical, but the common theme is contained in verse 19.  This such a deep section of the Doctrine and Covenants, much like 2 Nephi 2.  I like to start with … Continue reading

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D&C 91 The Apocrypha

This can be called a “student revelation” Not everything you are taught is of God… some things are true, some things are of men.  This revelation not only applies to Joseph Smith translating the Apocrypha, but can also apply to … Continue reading

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