Category Archives: Gospel Doctrine

Why the Other Accounts of the First Vision Shouldn’t Challenge Your Faith

Why the Other Accounts of the First Vision Shouldn’t Challenge Your Faith Meridian Magazine – Mark A. Mathews · October 16, 2016 On the morning of a beautiful, clear day, early in the spring of 1820, God the Eternal Father and … Continue reading

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After we have endured to the end

What happens when we have endured to the end in faithful discipleship to Christ? The Lord has said, “If you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all … Continue reading

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Gospel Doctrine Notes – Old Testament Lesson 3

Lesson 3: The Creation Moses 2-3, Genesis 1-2, Abraham 4-5 What does the creation account tell us? For our current needs, the Lord has given us the beautiful, powerful, concise, and systematic creation accounts of the scriptures. He has also … Continue reading

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Talents in the pre-earth life

The Old Testament manual has some great helps with teaching Lesson 2: “Thou was chosen before thou wast born,” and I wanted to add the following quote by Elder McConkie to my notes on this lesson: Being subject to law, … Continue reading

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Gospel Doctrine Notes – Old Testament Lesson 2

Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born This lesson clearly lays out that we existed before we came to this earth, that Abraham and other prophets were taught this (see Abraham 3:22-23, Jeremiah 1:5), that Jesus was foreordained to perform … Continue reading

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Gospel Doctrine Notes – Old Testament Lesson 1

Lesson 1: This is My Work and My Glory I wanted to share some notes on the first lesson of 2014- Moses 1. Enjoy!

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Questions Ancient Prophets Would’ve Answered & Questions Addressed

I recently had the opportunity to teach Lesson 37: “We Thank Thee, O God, for a Prophet” and as I was preparing, I thought of how a living prophet could have settled some of the issues faced by the ancients. … Continue reading

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