22 - Mosiah 18-24 - Good, More Good, and Courage

22 - Mosiah 18-24 - Good, More Good, and Courage - • Hymn...

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Unformatted text preview: • Hymn #243: Let Us All Press On Baptism Baptism Mosiah 18:8­9 1. 2. 3. 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 Precepts of Man Selfish Desires “God knows what is best for me. He will provide the way.” Celestial Level Correctness Terrestrial Level D&C 76:81-90 Telestial Level MIND “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 Good Carnal Intellectual No covenants No/Desire covenants Lamanites People of Limhi Trials—they make Trials—they make their own. it through by logic. They get the guards drunk and escape. 21:6 Remain in bondage Escape in the dark of the night Celestial More Good Righteous Have covenants People of Alma Trials—they make it through by faith. Lord makes them strong and works miracles for them. 23:27-28 Escape in the light of the morning ...
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