MARRYING THE RIGHT PERSON
AT THE RIGHT TIME
Everyone has advice for single people considering
marriage. The Beatles sang: All you need is love, love,
love; love is all you need. Pop psych magazines claim all
you really need is good communication. Media su
QUALIFYING FOR REVELATION
To qualify for revelation we could identify such
things as desire, humility, faith, prayer, scripture study,
and obedience as important keys. We all know worthiness
is essential to revelation. All of those things help
THE COVENANT OF MARRIAGE
BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED ?
The views of children
Studies show being married brings many benefits,
Better emotional, psychological and physical health
WHAT IS A COVENANT?
A covenant is a sacred, enduring promise between
God and man, wherein God sets the terms. That is,
God determines the requirements and the blessings
that will follow if man accepts the terms of the
covenant (Bible Dictionary,
A PROCLAMATION TO THE WORLD
The Proclamation tells us The family is central
to the Creators plan for the eternal destiny of His
It is no surprise, then, that Satan seeks to prevent
or destroy marriage and family relationships. Most o
REPENTANCE AND FORGIVENESS
The Proclamation on the Family tells us that
successful marriages and families are established and
maintained on principles of repentance and forgiveness,
among other things.
The most oft-repeated commandment in the
PARABLE OF THE QUAIL AND THE CATS.
King Benjamin taught, There shall be no other
name given nor any other way nor any other means
whereby salvation can come unto the children of men,
only in and through the name of Christ, the L
AGENCY AND THE FALL
Last time we talked about the principle of agency and
how it was exercised in premortality. Agency refers to
both the capacity to choose to be obedient or
disobedient and the responsibility or accountability
that follows o
PREMORTALITY AND THE CREATION
Using the major elements of the plan of salvation let
me show you a few things that can help you prepare for
and enjoy a happy and successful marriage.
Lets begin with premortality. Let premortality
AN ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE
WHAT IS AN ETERNAL PERSPECTIVE?
READ 2 NEPHI 26:24 (Nephis testimony).
Everything God does is to increase our happiness and to
help us reach our full potential.
When we have an eternal perspective, we remember
we have the potential
FOLLOW THE PROPHETS
WHAT IS A PROPHET?
The Greek word for prophet (prophetes) means one
who speaks on behalf of the gods. The Hebrew word
(nabi) refers to one who proclaims the mind and will
of God (Interpreters Dictionary of the Bible 3:896-97).
So, a pr
The word doctrine literally means teaching. The
doctrines of the gospel would include the revealed
teachings of God found in the standard works of the
Church and in the teachings of living prophets.