6 - 1 Nephi 15-18 Nephi Returns-1

6 - 1 Nephi 15-18 Nephi Returns-1 - ► Hymn #143: Let The...

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Unformatted text preview: ► Hymn #143: Let The Holy Spirit Guide Wadi Sayq Nephi Returns Nephi Returns ► Lehi had spoken many great things which were hard to be understood unless a person should inquire of the Lord. (15:3) ► Nephi inquired (He did something). ► Faith requires action. ► 1 Nephi 17:41 – Children of Israel Book of Mormon references to the story of Moses and the brazen serpent that is found in Numbers 21:4­9 1 Nephi 17:41 2 Nephi 25:20 Alma 33:19 Alma 37:46 Helaman 8:14­15 Symbolism of A Promised Land Symbolism of A Promised Land Journey 18:1 “timbers of curious workmanship” from “time to time” 18:2 “did not work the timbers after the manner which was learned by men” 18:3 mount + prayer = see great things 18:4 voice comes to Lehi 18:8 winds blow them to promised land (17:13) 18:9 light mindedness deters them 18:10 adversity comes/ 18:16 dealing with adversity Liahona Liahona 1 Nephi 16:10 A round ball of curious workmanship (16:10) Made of fine brass Two spindles one pointed the way to go Worked according to the faith and diligence and heed which they gave it. (16:28) A symbol of the Holy Ghost. The Gift of the Holy Ghost The Gift of the Holy Ghost ► Is the right to have, whenever one is worthy, the companionship of the Holy Ghost. More powerful than that which is available before baptism, it acts as a cleansing agent to purify a person and sanctify him from all sin. Thus it is often spoken of as “fire.” (BD, 704) ► (Matt. 3:11; 2 Nephi 31:17; D&C 19:31) The Holy Ghost The Holy Ghost The gift of the Holy spirit…expands and purifies all the natural passions and affections, and adapts them by the gift of wisdom to their lawful use…It develops beauty of person form and features. It tends to health, vigor, animation, and social feeling. It develops and invigorates all the faculties of the physical and intellectual man. It strengthens, invigorates, and gives tone to the nerves. In short it is, as it were, marrow to the bone, joy to the heart, light to the eyes, music to the ears, and life to the whole being.” (Parley P. Pratt, Key to the Science of Theology, pp. 96­97) Elder Henry B. Eyring Elder Henry B. Eyring ► The Holy Ghost is a comforter and a guide. But it is also a cleansing agent. That is why service in the kingdom is so crucial to enduring. When we are called to serve, we can pray for the Holy Ghost to be our companion with assurance it will come. When we ask in faith, a change can come in our natures both for the welfare of our souls and to strengthen us for the tests we all must face. (Ensign, May 2002, 28) ...
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