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ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:12
September 19, 2014 at 01:33 AM
D&C 29:12
And again, verily, verily, I say unto you, and it hath gone forth in a firm decree, by the will of the Father, that mine apostles, the Twelve which were with me in my ministry at Jerusalem, shall stand at my right hand at the day of my coming in a pillar of fire, being clothed with robes of righteousness, with crowns upon their heads, in glory even as I am, to judge the whole house of Israel, even as many as have loved me and kept my commandments, and none else.
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:10
September 19, 2014 at 01:32 AM
D&C 29:10
For the hour is nigh, and that which was spoken by mine apostles must be fulfilled; for as they spoke so shall it come to pass;
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:11
September 19, 2014 at 01:32 AM
D&C 29:11
For I will reveal myself from heaven with power and great glory, with all the hosts thereof, and dwell in righteousness with men on earth a thousand years, and the wicked shall not stand.
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:9
September 19, 2014 at 01:31 AM
D&C 29:9
For the hour is nigh and the day soon at hand when the earth is ripe; and all the proud and they that do wickedly shall be as stubble; and I will burn them up, saith the Lord of Hosts, that wickedness shall not be upon the earth;
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:8
September 19, 2014 at 01:31 AM
D&C 29:8
Wherefore the decree hath gone forth from the Father that they shall be gathered in unto one place upon the face of this land, to prepare their hearts and be prepared in all things against the day when tribulation and desolation are sent forth upon the wicked.
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:7
September 19, 2014 at 01:31 AM
D&C 29:7
And ye are called to bring to pass the gathering of mine elect; for mine elect hear my voice and harden not their hearts;
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:6
September 19, 2014 at 01:30 AM
D&C 29:6
And, as it is written—Whatsoever ye shall ask in faith, being united in prayer according to my command, ye shall receive.
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:5
September 19, 2014 at 01:30 AM
D&C 29:5
Lift up your hearts and be glad, for I am in your midst, and am your advocate with the Father; and it is his good will to give you the kingdom.
ldsguy highlighted D&C 29:4
September 19, 2014 at 01:30 AM
D&C 29:4
Verily, I say unto you that ye are chosen out of the world to declare my gospel with the sound of rejoicing, as with the voice of a trump.
ldsguy bookmarked BoM daily reading
September 19, 2014 at 01:28 AM
2 Nephi 9:1
And now, my beloved brethren, I have read these things that ye might know concerning the covenants of the Lord that he has covenanted with all the house of Israel—
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 8:25
September 19, 2014 at 01:28 AM
2 Nephi 8:25
Shake thyself from the dust; arise, sit down, O Jerusalem; loose thyself from the bands of thy neck, O captive daughter of Zion.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 8:24
September 19, 2014 at 01:28 AM
2 Nephi 8:24
Awake, awake, put on thy strength, O Zion; put on thy beautiful garments, O Jerusalem, the holy city; for henceforth there shall no more come into thee the uncircumcised and the unclean.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 8:7
September 19, 2014 at 01:25 AM
2 Nephi 8:7
Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart I have written my law, fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 8:4
September 19, 2014 at 01:24 AM
2 Nephi 8:4
Hearken unto me, my people; and give ear unto me, O my nation; for a law shall proceed from me, and I will make my judgment to rest for a light for the people.
ldsguy highlighted Why do we pay tithing?
September 14, 2014 at 03:52 PM
Why do we pay tithing?
Paying tithing is a sacred privilege. When we pay tithing we show gratitude for all that God has given us and return to Him a portion of what we have received. Tithing is used to build temples and meetinghouses, translate and publish the scriptures, do missionary and family history work, and build God's kingdom on earth in other ways.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:14
September 6, 2014 at 02:33 AM
Isaiah 58:14
Then shalt thou delight thyself in the Lord; and I will cause thee to ride upon the high places of the earth, and feed thee with the heritage of Jacob thy father: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:13
September 6, 2014 at 02:33 AM
Isaiah 58:13
If thou turn away thy foot from the sabbath, from doing thy pleasure on my holy day; and call the sabbath a delight, the holy of the Lord, honourable; and shalt honour him, not doing thine own ways, nor finding thine own pleasure, nor speaking thine own words:
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:12
September 6, 2014 at 02:32 AM
Isaiah 58:12
And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places: thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations; and thou shalt be called, The repairer of the breach, The restorer of paths to dwell in.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:11
September 6, 2014 at 02:32 AM
Isaiah 58:11
And the Lord shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:10
September 6, 2014 at 02:32 AM
Isaiah 58:10
And if thou draw out thy soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:9
September 6, 2014 at 02:31 AM
Isaiah 58:9
Then shalt thou call, and the Lord shall answer; thou shalt cry, and he shall say, Here I am. If thou take away from the midst of thee the yoke, the putting forth of the finger, and speaking vanity;
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:8
September 6, 2014 at 02:31 AM
Isaiah 58:8
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.
ldsguy blessings received
(note for Isaiah 58:8)
September 6, 2014 at 02:31 AM
Note: blessings received

Isaiah 58:8
Then shall thy light break forth as the morning, and thine health shall spring forth speedily: and thy righteousness shall go before thee; the glory of the Lord shall be thy rereward.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:7
September 6, 2014 at 02:31 AM
Isaiah 58:7
Is it not to deal thy bread to the hungry, and that thou bring the poor that are cast out to thy house? when thou seest the naked, that thou cover him; and that thou hide not thyself from thine own flesh?
ldsguy reasons to fast
(note for Isaiah 58:6)
September 6, 2014 at 02:30 AM
Note: reasons to fast

Isaiah 58:6
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
ldsguy bulrushes = cat tails
(note for Isaiah 58:5)
September 6, 2014 at 02:30 AM
Note: bulrushes = cat tails

Isaiah 58:5
Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the Lord?
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:5
September 6, 2014 at 02:30 AM
Isaiah 58:5
Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the Lord?
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:4
September 6, 2014 at 02:29 AM
Isaiah 58:4
Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
ldsguy Fasting without spiritual motivation only engenders discomfort and irritability.
(note for Isaiah 58:4)
September 6, 2014 at 02:28 AM
Note: Fasting without spiritual motivation only engenders discomfort and irritability.

Isaiah 58:4
Behold, ye fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: ye shall not fast as ye do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
ldsguy highlighted Isaiah 58:6
September 6, 2014 at 02:27 AM
Isaiah 58:6
Is not this the fast that I have chosen? to loose the bands of wickedness, to undo the heavy burdens, and to let the oppressed go free, and that ye break every yoke?
ldsguy highlighted John 4:41
September 1, 2014 at 01:00 AM
John 4:41
And many more believed because of his own word;
ldsguy highlighted John 4:42
September 1, 2014 at 01:00 AM
John 4:42
And said unto the woman, Now we believe, not because of thy saying: for we have heard him ourselves, and know that this is indeed the Christ, the Saviour of the world.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:36
September 1, 2014 at 01:00 AM
John 4:36
And he that reapeth receiveth wages, and gathereth fruit unto life eternal: that both he that soweth and he that reapeth may rejoice together.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:35
September 1, 2014 at 12:59 AM
John 4:35
Say not ye, There are yet four months, and then cometh harvest? behold, I say unto you, Lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already to harvest.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:34
September 1, 2014 at 12:59 AM
John 4:34
Jesus saith unto them, My meat is to do the will of him that sent me, and to finish his work.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:26
September 1, 2014 at 12:59 AM
John 4:26
Jesus saith unto her, I that speak unto thee am he.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:25
September 1, 2014 at 12:59 AM
John 4:25
The woman saith unto him, I know that Messias cometh, which is called Christ: when he is come, he will tell us all things.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:23
September 1, 2014 at 12:58 AM
John 4:23
But the hour cometh, and now is, when the true worshippers shall worship the Father in spirit and in truth: for the Father seeketh such to worship him.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:14
September 1, 2014 at 12:57 AM
John 4:14
But whosoever drinketh of the water that I shall give him shall never thirst; but the water that I shall give him shall be in him a well of water springing up into everlasting life.
ldsguy highlighted John 4:10
September 1, 2014 at 12:56 AM
John 4:10
Jesus answered and said unto her, If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldest have asked of him, and he would have given thee living water.
ldsguy highlighted Matthew 6:33
August 31, 2014 at 05:28 PM
Matthew 6:33
But seek ye first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added unto you.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 5:9
August 23, 2014 at 10:34 PM
Helaman 5:9
O remember, remember, my sons, the words which king Benjamin spake unto his people; yea, remember that there is no other way nor means whereby man can be saved, only through the atoning blood of Jesus Christ, who shall come; yea, remember that he cometh to redeem the world.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 5:10
August 23, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Helaman 5:10
And remember also the words which Amulek spake unto Zeezrom, in the city of Ammonihah; for he said unto him that the Lord surely should come to redeem his people, but that he should not come to redeem them in their sins, but to redeem them from their sins.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 5:11
August 23, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Helaman 5:11
And he hath power given unto him from the Father to redeem them from their sins because of repentance; therefore he hath sent his angels to declare the tidings of the conditions of repentance, which bringeth unto the power of the Redeemer, unto the salvation of their souls.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 5:8
August 23, 2014 at 10:32 PM
Helaman 5:8
And now my sons, behold I have somewhat more to desire of you, which desire is, that ye may not do these things that ye may boast, but that ye may do these things to lay up for yourselves a treasure in heaven, yea, which is eternal, and which fadeth not away; yea, that ye may have that precious gift of eternal life, which we have reason to suppose hath been given to our fathers.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:8
August 20, 2014 at 01:55 AM
2 Nephi 7:8
And the Lord is near, and he justifieth me. Who will contend with me? Let us stand together. Who is mine adversary? Let him come near me, and I will smite him with the strength of my mouth.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:9
August 20, 2014 at 01:55 AM
2 Nephi 7:9
For the Lord God will help me. And all they who shall condemn me, behold, all they shall wax old as a garment, and the moth shall eat them up.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:7
August 20, 2014 at 01:54 AM
2 Nephi 7:7
For the Lord God will help me, therefore shall I not be confounded. Therefore have I set my face like a flint, and I know that I shall not be ashamed.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:6
August 20, 2014 at 01:54 AM
2 Nephi 7:6
I gave my back to the smiter, and my cheeks to them that plucked off the hair. I hid not my face from shame and spitting.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:5
August 20, 2014 at 01:54 AM
2 Nephi 7:5
The Lord God hath opened mine ear, and I was not rebellious, neither turned away back.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:4
August 20, 2014 at 01:54 AM
2 Nephi 7:4
The Lord God hath given me the tongue of the learned, that I should know how to speak a word in season unto thee, O house of Israel. When ye are weary he waketh morning by morning. He waketh mine ear to hear as the learned.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 7:1
August 20, 2014 at 01:53 AM
2 Nephi 7:1
Yea, for thus saith the Lord: Have I put thee away, or have I cast thee off forever? For thus saith the Lord: Where is the bill of your mother's divorcement? To whom have I put thee away, or to which of my creditors have I sold you? Yea, to whom have I sold you? Behold, for your iniquities have ye sold yourselves, and for your transgressions is your mother put away.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 6:15
August 18, 2014 at 05:03 AM
2 Nephi 6:15
And they that believe not in him shall be destroyed, both by fire, and by tempest, and by earthquakes, and by bloodsheds, and by pestilence, and by famine. And they shall know that the Lord is God, the Holy One of Israel.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 6:14
August 18, 2014 at 04:03 AM
2 Nephi 6:14
And behold, according to the words of the prophet, the Messiah will set himself again the second time to recover them; wherefore, he will manifest himself unto them in power and great glory, unto the destruction of their enemies, when that day cometh when they shall believe in him; and none will he destroy that believe in him.
ldsguy after 587 BC
(note for 2 Nephi 6:8)
August 18, 2014 at 04:00 AM
Note: after 587 BC

2 Nephi 6:8
And now I, Jacob, would speak somewhat concerning these words. For behold, the Lord has shown me that those who were at Jerusalem, from whence we came, have been slain and carried away captive.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:33
August 11, 2014 at 07:36 AM
2 Nephi 5:33
And if my people desire to know the more particular part of the history of my people they must search mine other plates.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:32
August 11, 2014 at 07:36 AM
2 Nephi 5:32
And I engraved that which is pleasing unto God. And if my people are pleased with the things of God they will be pleased with mine engravings which are upon these plates.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:31
August 11, 2014 at 07:36 AM
2 Nephi 5:31
Wherefore, I, Nephi, to be obedient to the commandments of the Lord, went and made these plates upon which I have engraven these things.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:31
August 11, 2014 at 07:36 AM
2 Nephi 5:31
Wherefore, I, Nephi, to be obedient to the commandments of the Lord, went and made these plates upon which I have engraven these things.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:17
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:17
And it came to pass that I, Nephi, did cause my people to be industrious, and to labor with their hands.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:16
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:16
And I, Nephi, did build a temple; and I did construct it after the manner of the temple of Solomon save it were not built of so many precious things; for they were not to be found upon the land, wherefore, it could not be built like unto Solomon's temple. But the manner of the construction was like unto the temple of Solomon; and the workmanship thereof was exceedingly fine.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:15
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:15
And I did teach my people to build buildings, and to work in all manner of wood, and of iron, and of copper, and of brass, and of steel, and of gold, and of silver, and of precious ores, which were in great abundance.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:15
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:15
And I did teach my people to build buildings, and to work in all manner of wood, and of iron, and of copper, and of brass, and of steel, and of gold, and of silver, and of precious ores, which were in great abundance.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:15
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:15
And I did teach my people to build buildings, and to work in all manner of wood, and of iron, and of copper, and of brass, and of steel, and of gold, and of silver, and of precious ores, which were in great abundance.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:14
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:14
And I, Nephi, did take the sword of Laban, and after the manner of it did make many swords, lest by any means the people who were now called Lamanites should come upon us and destroy us; for I knew their hatred towards me and my children and those who were called my people.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:13
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:13
And it came to pass that we began to prosper exceedingly, and to multiply in the land.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:13
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:13
And it came to pass that we began to prosper exceedingly, and to multiply in the land.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:13
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:13
And it came to pass that we began to prosper exceedingly, and to multiply in the land.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:12
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:12
And I, Nephi, had also brought the records which were engraven upon the plates of brass; and also the ball, or compass, which was prepared for my father by the hand of the Lord, according to that which is written.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:12
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:12
And I, Nephi, had also brought the records which were engraven upon the plates of brass; and also the ball, or compass, which was prepared for my father by the hand of the Lord, according to that which is written.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:12
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:12
And I, Nephi, had also brought the records which were engraven upon the plates of brass; and also the ball, or compass, which was prepared for my father by the hand of the Lord, according to that which is written.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:10
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:10
And we did observe to keep the judgments, and the statutes, and the commandments of the Lord in all things, according to the law of Moses.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:10
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:10
And we did observe to keep the judgments, and the statutes, and the commandments of the Lord in all things, according to the law of Moses.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:10
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:10
And we did observe to keep the judgments, and the statutes, and the commandments of the Lord in all things, according to the law of Moses.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:11
August 11, 2014 at 07:34 AM
2 Nephi 5:11
And the Lord was with us; and we did prosper exceedingly; for we did sow seed, and we did reap again in abundance. And we began to raise flocks, and herds, and animals of every kind.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:9
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:9
And all those who were with me did take upon them to call themselves the people of Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:9
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:9
And all those who were with me did take upon them to call themselves the people of Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:9
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:9
And all those who were with me did take upon them to call themselves the people of Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:8
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:8
And my people would that we should call the name of the place Nephi; wherefore, we did call it Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:8
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:8
And my people would that we should call the name of the place Nephi; wherefore, we did call it Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:8
August 11, 2014 at 07:33 AM
2 Nephi 5:8
And my people would that we should call the name of the place Nephi; wherefore, we did call it Nephi.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:7
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:7
And we did take our tents and whatsoever things were possible for us, and did journey in the wilderness for the space of many days. And after we had journeyed for the space of many days we did pitch our tents.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:7
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:7
And we did take our tents and whatsoever things were possible for us, and did journey in the wilderness for the space of many days. And after we had journeyed for the space of many days we did pitch our tents.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:7
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:7
And we did take our tents and whatsoever things were possible for us, and did journey in the wilderness for the space of many days. And after we had journeyed for the space of many days we did pitch our tents.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:6
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:6
Wherefore, it came to pass that I, Nephi, did take my family, and also Zoram and his family, and Sam, mine elder brother and his family, and Jacob and Joseph, my younger brethren, and also my sisters, and all those who would go with me. And all those who would go with me were those who believed in the warnings and the revelations of God; wherefore, they did hearken unto my words.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:6
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:6
Wherefore, it came to pass that I, Nephi, did take my family, and also Zoram and his family, and Sam, mine elder brother and his family, and Jacob and Joseph, my younger brethren, and also my sisters, and all those who would go with me. And all those who would go with me were those who believed in the warnings and the revelations of God; wherefore, they did hearken unto my words.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:6
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:6
Wherefore, it came to pass that I, Nephi, did take my family, and also Zoram and his family, and Sam, mine elder brother and his family, and Jacob and Joseph, my younger brethren, and also my sisters, and all those who would go with me. And all those who would go with me were those who believed in the warnings and the revelations of God; wherefore, they did hearken unto my words.
ldsguy highlighted 2 Nephi 5:5
August 11, 2014 at 07:31 AM
2 Nephi 5:5
And it came to pass that the Lord did warn me, that I, Nephi, should depart from them and flee into the wilderness, and all those who would go with me.
ldsguy Callout
(note for 2 Nephi 5:5)
August 11, 2014 at 07:30 AM
Note: Callout

2 Nephi 5:5
And it came to pass that the Lord did warn me, that I, Nephi, should depart from them and flee into the wilderness, and all those who would go with me.
ldsguy Callout
(note for 2 Nephi 5:5)
August 11, 2014 at 07:30 AM
Note: Callout

2 Nephi 5:5
And it came to pass that the Lord did warn me, that I, Nephi, should depart from them and flee into the wilderness, and all those who would go with me.
ldsguy Callout
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August 11, 2014 at 07:30 AM
Note: Callout

2 Nephi 5:5
And it came to pass that the Lord did warn me, that I, Nephi, should depart from them and flee into the wilderness, and all those who would go with me.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 12:3
August 8, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Helaman 12:3
And thus we see that except the Lord doth chasten his people with many afflictions, yea, except he doth visit them with death and with terror, and with famine and with all manner of pestilence, they will not remember him.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 12:2
August 8, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Helaman 12:2
Yea, and we may see at the very time when he doth prosper his people, yea, in the increase of their fields, their flocks and their herds, and in gold, and in silver, and in all manner of precious things of every kind and art; sparing their lives, and delivering them out of the hands of their enemies; softening the hearts of their enemies that they should not declare wars against them; yea, and in fine, doing all things for the welfare and happiness of his people; yea, then is the time that they do harden their hearts, and do forget the Lord their God, and do trample under their feet the Holy One—yea, and this because of their ease, and their exceedingly great prosperity.
ldsguy highlighted Helaman 12:1
August 8, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Helaman 12:1
And thus we can behold how false, and also the unsteadiness of the hearts of the children of men; yea, we can see that the Lord in his great infinite goodness doth bless and prosper those who put their trust in him.
ldsguy highlighted 3 Nephi 18:19
August 3, 2014 at 03:48 PM
3 Nephi 18:19
Therefore ye must always pray unto the Father in my name;
ldsguy highlighted 3 Nephi 18:18
August 3, 2014 at 03:48 PM
3 Nephi 18:18
Behold, verily, verily, I say unto you, ye must watch and pray always lest ye enter into temptation; for Satan desireth to have you, that he may sift you as wheat.
ldsguy highlighted 3 Nephi 18:20
August 3, 2014 at 03:48 PM
3 Nephi 18:20
And whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, which is right, believing that ye shall receive, behold it shall be given unto you.
ldsguy highlighted 3 Nephi 18:21
August 3, 2014 at 03:48 PM
3 Nephi 18:21
Pray in your families unto the Father, always in my name, that your wives and your children may be blessed.
ldsguy highlighted Why is temple marriage important?
August 3, 2014 at 02:35 PM
Why is temple marriage important?
In our Heavenly Father's plan of happiness, a man and a woman can be sealed to one another for time and all eternity. Those who are sealed in the temple have the assurance that their marriage will continue forever if they are true to their covenants. They know that nothing, not even death, can permanently separate them.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
May we be equally as valiant and as free, I pray in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
May we be equally as valiant and as free, I pray in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
May God give us the faith and the courage exhibited by those patriots who pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
May God give us the faith and the courage exhibited by those patriots who pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I testify that the God of heaven sent some of His choicest spirits to lay the foundation of this government, and He has now sent other choice spirits to help preserve it.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I testify that the God of heaven sent some of His choicest spirits to lay the foundation of this government, and He has now sent other choice spirits to help preserve it.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I reverence the Constitution of the United States as a sacred document. To me its words are akin to the revelations of God, for God has placed His stamp of approval upon it.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I reverence the Constitution of the United States as a sacred document. To me its words are akin to the revelations of God, for God has placed His stamp of approval upon it.
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August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I have faith that the Constitution will be saved as prophesied by Joseph Smith. It will be saved by the righteous citizens of this nation who love and cherish freedom. It will be saved by enlightened members of this Church-among others-men and women who understand and abide the principles of the Constitution.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
I have faith that the Constitution will be saved as prophesied by Joseph Smith. It will be saved by the righteous citizens of this nation who love and cherish freedom. It will be saved by enlightened members of this Church-among others-men and women who understand and abide the principles of the Constitution.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
We must become accurately informed and then let others know how we feel. The Prophet Joseph Smith said: "It is our duty to concentrate all our influence to make popular that which is sound and good, and unpopular that which is unsound. 'Tis right, politically, for a man who has influence to use it. ... From henceforth I will maintain all the influence I can get" (History of the Church, 5:286).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
We must become accurately informed and then let others know how we feel. The Prophet Joseph Smith said: "It is our duty to concentrate all our influence to make popular that which is sound and good, and unpopular that which is unsound. 'Tis right, politically, for a man who has influence to use it. ... From henceforth I will maintain all the influence I can get" (History of the Church, 5:286).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Fourth, we must make our influence felt by our vote, our letters, our teaching, and our advice.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Fourth, we must make our influence felt by our vote, our letters, our teaching, and our advice.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Note the qualities that the Lord demands of those who are to represent us. They must be good, wise, and honest.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Note the qualities that the Lord demands of those who are to represent us. They must be good, wise, and honest.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Third, we must become involved in civic affairs to see that we are properly represented.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Third, we must become involved in civic affairs to see that we are properly represented.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
As Jefferson said, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be" (Letter to Colonel Charles Yancey, 6 Jan. 1816).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
As Jefferson said, "If a nation expects to be ignorant and free ... it expects what never was and never will be" (Letter to Colonel Charles Yancey, 6 Jan. 1816).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Have we read The Federalist papers? Are we reading the Constitution and pondering it? Are we aware of its principles? Are we abiding by these principles and teaching them to others? Could we defend the Constitution? Can we recognize when a law is constitutionally unsound? Do we know what the prophets have said about the Constitution and the threats to it?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Have we read The Federalist papers? Are we reading the Constitution and pondering it? Are we aware of its principles? Are we abiding by these principles and teaching them to others? Could we defend the Constitution? Can we recognize when a law is constitutionally unsound? Do we know what the prophets have said about the Constitution and the threats to it?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Second, we must learn the principles of the Constitution in the tradition of the Founding Fathers.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:21 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Second, we must learn the principles of the Constitution in the tradition of the Founding Fathers.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
John Adams said, "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." (The Works of John Adams, ed. C. F. Adams, Boston: Little, Brown Co., 1851, 4:31). If the Constitution is to have continuance, this American nation, and especially the Latter-day Saints, must be virtuous.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
John Adams said, "Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other." (The Works of John Adams, ed. C. F. Adams, Boston: Little, Brown Co., 1851, 4:31). If the Constitution is to have continuance, this American nation, and especially the Latter-day Saints, must be virtuous.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
First and foremost, we must be righteous.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
First and foremost, we must be righteous.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
How then can we best befriend the Constitution in this critical hour and secure the blessings of liberty and ensure the protection and guidance of our Father in Heaven?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
How then can we best befriend the Constitution in this critical hour and secure the blessings of liberty and ensure the protection and guidance of our Father in Heaven?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Only in this foreordained land, under its God-inspired Constitution and the resulting environment of freedom, was it possible to have established the restored church. It is our responsibility to see that this freedom is perpetuated so that the Church may more easily flourish in the future.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Only in this foreordained land, under its God-inspired Constitution and the resulting environment of freedom, was it possible to have established the restored church. It is our responsibility to see that this freedom is perpetuated so that the Church may more easily flourish in the future.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
For centuries our forefathers suffered and sacrificed that we might be the recipients of the blessings of freedom. If they were willing to sacrifice so much to establish us as a free people, should we not be willing to do the same to maintain that freedom for ourselves and for future generations?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
For centuries our forefathers suffered and sacrificed that we might be the recipients of the blessings of freedom. If they were willing to sacrifice so much to establish us as a free people, should we not be willing to do the same to maintain that freedom for ourselves and for future generations?
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Unfortunately, we as a nation have apostatized in various degrees from different Constitutional principles as proclaimed by the inspired founders. We are fast approaching that moment prophesied by Joseph Smith when he said: "Even this nation will be on the very verge of crumbling to pieces and tumbling to the ground, and when the Constitution is upon the brink of ruin, this people will be the staff upon which the nation shall lean, and they shall bear the Constitution away from the very verge of destruction" (19 July 1840, as recorded by Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; ms. in Church Historian's Office, Salt Lake City).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Unfortunately, we as a nation have apostatized in various degrees from different Constitutional principles as proclaimed by the inspired founders. We are fast approaching that moment prophesied by Joseph Smith when he said: "Even this nation will be on the very verge of crumbling to pieces and tumbling to the ground, and when the Constitution is upon the brink of ruin, this people will be the staff upon which the nation shall lean, and they shall bear the Constitution away from the very verge of destruction" (19 July 1840, as recorded by Martha Jane Knowlton Coray; ms. in Church Historian's Office, Salt Lake City).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
After he became President of the Church, President Wilford Woodruff declared that "those men who laid the foundation of this American government were the best spirits the God of heaven could find on the face of the earth. They were choice spirits ... [and] were inspired of the Lord" (in Conference Report, Apr. 1898, p. 89).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
After he became President of the Church, President Wilford Woodruff declared that "those men who laid the foundation of this American government were the best spirits the God of heaven could find on the face of the earth. They were choice spirits ... [and] were inspired of the Lord" (in Conference Report, Apr. 1898, p. 89).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
President Wilford Woodruff spoke of it in these words: "Before I left St. George, the spirits of the dead gathered around me, wanting to know why we did not redeem them. Said they, 'You have had the use of the Endowment House for a number of years, and yet nothing has ever been done for us. We laid the foundation of the government you now enjoy, and we never apostatized from it, but we remained true to it and were faithful to God'" (The Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, sel. G. Homer Durham, Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1946, p. 160).
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August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
President Wilford Woodruff spoke of it in these words: "Before I left St. George, the spirits of the dead gathered around me, wanting to know why we did not redeem them. Said they, 'You have had the use of the Endowment House for a number of years, and yet nothing has ever been done for us. We laid the foundation of the government you now enjoy, and we never apostatized from it, but we remained true to it and were faithful to God'" (The Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, sel. G. Homer Durham, Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1946, p. 160).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Think of it: the Founding Fathers of this nation, those great men, appeared within those sacred walls and had their vicarious work done for them.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Think of it: the Founding Fathers of this nation, those great men, appeared within those sacred walls and had their vicarious work done for them.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Shortly after President Spencer W. Kimball became President of the Church, he assigned me to go into the vault of the St. George Temple and check the early records. As I did so, I realized the fulfillment of a dream I had had ever since learning of the visit of the Founding Fathers to the St. George Temple. I saw with my own eyes the record of the work which was done for the Founding Fathers of this great nation, beginning with George Washington.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Shortly after President Spencer W. Kimball became President of the Church, he assigned me to go into the vault of the St. George Temple and check the early records. As I did so, I realized the fulfillment of a dream I had had ever since learning of the visit of the Founding Fathers to the St. George Temple. I saw with my own eyes the record of the work which was done for the Founding Fathers of this great nation, beginning with George Washington.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
In compliance with Article 6 of the Constitution, the very first act passed by Congress and signed by President Washington on June 1, 1789, was the actual oath to support the Constitution that was to be administered to various government officers.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:20 AM
Our Divine Constitution
In compliance with Article 6 of the Constitution, the very first act passed by Congress and signed by President Washington on June 1, 1789, was the actual oath to support the Constitution that was to be administered to various government officers.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
During his first inaugural address in 1789, President George Washington, a man who was raised up by God, said: "No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand, which conducts the affairs of men, more than the people of the United States. Every step by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency" (First Inaugural Address, 30 Apr. 1789).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
During his first inaugural address in 1789, President George Washington, a man who was raised up by God, said: "No people can be bound to acknowledge and adore the invisible hand, which conducts the affairs of men, more than the people of the United States. Every step by which they have advanced to the character of an independent nation seems to have been distinguished by some token of providential agency" (First Inaugural Address, 30 Apr. 1789).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Within ten months, the Constitution was ratified by nine states and was therefore in force for them. Prophecy had been fulfilled.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Within ten months, the Constitution was ratified by nine states and was therefore in force for them. Prophecy had been fulfilled.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Charles Pinckney, a very active participant and author of the Pinckney Plan during the Convention, said: "When the great work was done and published, I was struck with amazement. Nothing less than the superintending Hand of Providence, that so miraculously carried us through the war ... could have brought it about so complete, upon the whole" (Essays on the Constitution, p. 412).
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August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Charles Pinckney, a very active participant and author of the Pinckney Plan during the Convention, said: "When the great work was done and published, I was struck with amazement. Nothing less than the superintending Hand of Providence, that so miraculously carried us through the war ... could have brought it about so complete, upon the whole" (Essays on the Constitution, p. 412).
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Alexander Hamilton, famous as the originator of The Federalist papers and author of fifty-one of the essays, said: "For my own part, I sincerely esteem it a system, which without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interest" (Essays on the Constitution of the United States, ed. Paul L. Ford, 1892, pp. 251-52).
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August 3, 2014 at 01:19 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Alexander Hamilton, famous as the originator of The Federalist papers and author of fifty-one of the essays, said: "For my own part, I sincerely esteem it a system, which without the finger of God, never could have been suggested and agreed upon by such a diversity of interest" (Essays on the Constitution of the United States, ed. Paul L. Ford, 1892, pp. 251-52).
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August 3, 2014 at 01:16 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Eventually, twelve of the states met in Philadelphia to address the problem. Madison said at the beginning of the Convention that the delegates "were now digesting a plan which in its operation would decide forever the fate of Republican Government" (26 June 1787, Records of the Federal Convention, 1:423).
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August 3, 2014 at 01:16 AM
Our Divine Constitution
Between the critical years of 1783 and 1787, an outsider viewing the affairs of the United States would have thought that the thirteen states, different in so many ways, could never effectively unite. The world powers were confident that this nation would not last.
ldsguy highlighted Our Divine Constitution
August 3, 2014 at 01:16 AM
Our Divine Constitution
The Constitution of the United States has served as a model for many nations and is the oldest constitution in use today.
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August 3, 2014 at 01:16 AM
Our Divine Constitution
My beloved brethren and sisters, what a glorious blessing to be assembled in another great general conference of the Church. I ask for an interest in your faith and prayers as I speak to you about a subject that is very close to my heart and that affects the worldwide Church.
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August 3, 2014 at 01:15 AM
Prepare for the Days of Tribulation
For over forty years, in a spirit of love, members of the Church have been counseled to be thrifty and self-reliant; to avoid debt; pay tithes and a generous fast offering; be industrious; and have sufficient food, clothing, and fuel on hand to last at least one year.
ldsguy highlighted Ether 12:22
July 29, 2014 at 11:32 PM
Ether 12:22
And it is by faith that my fathers have obtained the promise that these things should come unto their brethren through the Gentiles; therefore the Lord hath commanded me, yea, even Jesus Christ.
ldsguy highlighted Ether 12:22
July 29, 2014 at 11:32 PM
Ether 12:22
And it is by faith that my fathers have obtained the promise that these things should come unto their brethren through the Gentiles; therefore the Lord hath commanded me, yea, even Jesus Christ.

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