Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Teachings of The Prophet Joseph Smith - Parables from Matthew 13

1.  Why did the Lord use parables?  pages 95-96

2.  What is the explanation of the parable of the sower?  pages 96-97

3.  What is the great mystery contained in the parables?  page 97

4.  What is the explanation of the parable of the tares?  pages 97-98; 100-101; D&C 86

5.  What did the mustard seed represent?  page 98

6.  What was the leaven hidden in three measures of meal?  page 100

7.  What was the treasure in the field?  page 101

8.  What was the pearl of great price?  pages 101-102

9.  How did the parable about the net cast into the sea represent the church?  page 102

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Teachings of The Prophet Joseph Smith - Letter to Editor Seaton

1.  What did the Prophet behold when he viewed our Christian land?  page 13

2.  What did he feel it was "high time" that the Christian world did?  page 14

3.  Joseph stepped forth into the field to tell the Christian world what two things>  page 14

4.  What was the Lord now doing with the remnants of his people and with the gentiles?  pages 14-15

5.  What happened with the Jews and Gentiles in relationship with the covenant that the Lord tried to give them?  pages 14-15

6.  Because of apostasy, what has the Lord withdrawn from the earth?  page 16

7.  How can one escape the judgments that are to come?  page 16

8.  What did the Prophet Joseph Smith say that we learned from the Book of Mormon?  page 17

9.  What did the Prophet prophesy about the United States?  pages 17-18

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Teachings of The Prophet Joseph Smith - Kindness, Love, Friendship

1.  What does perfect love protect against?  page 9

2.  What should ever have the highest place of regard in our hearts?  pages 30-31

3.  What must men lose in order for the lamb and the lion to lie down together?  page 71

4.  What must we do to be justified before God?  page 76

5.  What does the quality of love do for our minds?  page147

6.  What will the quality of love cause us to desire to accomplish?  pages 174-175

7.  What does love do for our capacity to understand the things of God?  pages 178-179

8.  What qualities did the Prophet counsel the Relief Society to have?  pages 226-227

9.  What did the Prophet say about self-righteousness and kindness?  page 241

10.  How did Joseph sy he was able to retain his followers?  page 313

11.  What is one of the grand fundamental principles of "Mormonism?"  page 316

12.  What kind of a spirit should we cultivate?  page 316

Sunday, August 5, 2012

Teachings of The Prophet Joseph Smith - Government of God

1.  What are the designs of God?  page 248

2.  In mans' attempt to govern, what has he failed to do?  page249

3.  What will happen when Christ take the reigns of government?  pages 250-251

4.  How did Abraham govern his family and to what degree was God involved?  pages 251-252

5.  What two factions of government are joined when God governs?  page 252

6.  What is necessary to bring about the restoration of all things?  page 252

7.  What great event will begin the change to where all nations, kindred, tongues, and peoples will serve and obey God?  page 253  (see also Daniel 7:9-22 for the events of Adam-ondi-Ahman)

8.  How are we to be wise according to Joseph's counsel?  page 253

9.  Who should be purged out of our midst?  page 254

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Teachings of The Prophet Joseph Smith - God, Godhead

1.  What does God see and know?  page 19

2.  What should we not take to the Lord in our prayers?  page 22

3.  What happens to us the nearer we come to god?  page 51

4.  Why does God give us laws to live by?  page 54

5.  What does it take to truly understand the things of God?  page 137

6.  What must we be like to go where God is?  page 216

7.  How does God view us?  page 218

8.  What do we learn about God from this statement about God on page 257 under the heading Men Are Judged According to Their Deeds?  page 257

9.  Anyone who has seen into heaven know what fact about the Godhead?  pages 311-312

10. Joseph says that he has always declared this doctrine about the Godhead.  page 370

11.  How much has God seen and how does he view us?  page 220; 356