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Unformatted text preview: • Hymn #243: Let Us All Press On Baptism
Baptism Mosiah 18:89 1. 2.
4. Willing to bear one another’s burdens, that they may be light
Willing to mourn with those that mourn
Comfort those that stand in need of comfort
Stand as witnesses of God at all times and in all things Baptism of Alma
Baptism of Alma
“Alma was baptized and held the priesthood before the coming of Abinadi, but he became involved with other priests under the reign of the wicked King Noah, and when he baptized Helam, he felt he needed a cleansing himself so he buried himself in the water as a token of full repentance.” Joseph Fielding Smith, Doctrines of Salvation, vol. 2, pages 33637 Mormon
Mormon Mosiah 18:30
“I am called Mormon, being called after the land of Mormon.” (3 Nephi 5:12) Mormon
Mormon “The word ‘Mormon;’ … means, literally, more good.” (TPJS, 435) Levels of Living
Doctrine and Covenants 88:28-29
Operates On Motivation Reasoning D&C 76:50-70 Faith Levels Righteousness SPIRIT D&C 76:71-81 Good
Desires “God knows what is
best for me. He will
provide the way.” Celestial
D&C 76:81-90 Telestial
“I can see and know
what is best for me.” Selfishness BODY
“My wants and
needs are all that
matter.” “For that same spirit which doth possess your bodies at the time that ye go out of this life, that
same spirit will have power to possess your body in that eternal world.” (Alma 34:34)
© 2009 Sherrie Mills Johnson Lamanites
Limhi Alma Lehi- Abinadi’s Prophecy
Abinadi’s Prophecy Thus saith the Lord, it shall come to pass that this generation, because of their iniquities, shall be brought into bondage, and shall be smitten on the cheek; yea, and shall be driven by men, and shall be slain; and the vultures of the air, and the dogs, yea, and the wild beasts, shall devour their flesh. (Mosiah 12:2) Amulon
Amulon Leader of the priests of Noah
Priests join Lamanites
Laman appoints Amulon to teach Lamanites
Amulon teaches them the language of Nephites
Later when Ammon and Aaron teach, the people are able to understand Telestial Terrestial Evil
No covenants No/Desire covenants Lamanites People of Limhi Trials—they make
make their own. it through by logic.
They get the guards
drunk and escape.
bondage Escape in the dark
of the night Celestial
Have covenants People of Alma
Trials—they make it
through by faith.
Lord makes them
strong and works
miracles for them.
Escape in the light
of the morning ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course REL A 121 taught by Professor Stohlton during the Fall '09 term at BYU.
- Fall '09