AGENCY AND THE FALL!
(1) the capacity to choose. (2) the responsibility to choose and (3) the accountability for our
When we obey Satan, we give him our power. When we obey God he gives us his power.
We have more freedom.
Effects of the F
3 words that will drive this course: Doctrines, Principles, and Applications
Doctrines answer WHY questions (to get a deeper answer)
Doctrines are Teachings. (We sustain)
True Doctrine is centered in and brings us To Christ
Doctrines are Anchors (keep our
Pre Mortalities and CreationThe purpose of the creation, the reason for mortal testing, the need for a redeemer, and the
reason why ordinances and covenants are necessary.
Premortality= Individual Preparation
If you are prepared ye shall not fear D&C 38:3
is not a contest between us and the Lord
The Lord isnt there to indulge us and hand out free lunches
Harold B. Lee - We will get answers from whatever source we choose to obey.
Qualifying for revelation
To administer or minister: that is the question
-Some synonyms of administer: boss, CEO, captain, chief
What we should do in marriage is to minister as the savior ministered.
Six keys to ministering
1. Key #1 Move to higher ground
reasons that keep us fro
What is self-esteem?
Self- esteem refers to thoughts and feelings of self worth, self acceptance and self
Choice of major and career.
Choice of friends, dates and spouses
Saying no and standing firm on values and standards
Social and emotional
EXAM 3 NOTES
What is love?
Love is faith, confidence, partnership. It is devotion, cleanliness, progress, sacrifice,
and selflessness. It includes frequent and sincere expression of appreciation, a forgetting
of self and a constant concern for the other.
Why does the church take the position it does concerning same sex marriage?
Same Sex Marriage
Five answers our religion gives
1. First, in Gods plan, marriage is intended to be eternal relationship. only a
relationship between a man and a woman can be ete
Repentance and Forgiveness.
The most repeated commandment in the scriptures is to repent
Why DO I NEED REPENTANCE?
CONVERTED- PERFECTED What is the difference between sins of commission and sins
Sins of omission-the
Covenants ( I hand write my notes so sorry if they are a little brief)
- Sacred, enduring promise b/w God + man
- Sacred = something revered b/c of connection to God, inspires awe or reverence in
- God sets these terms and the blessings (if/then
Marrying the Right person at the Right time
A right person or the right person? THE after marriage.
What does the word RIGHT mean?
Righteous and upright
Suitable and appropriate
Genuine and real
Being a Right person
Successful marriage is more a matter of
Communication - 4/2/14
Nine Common differences
1. Men communicate to achieve power, social status, establish independence, or show
knowledge or expertise
-Women communicate to establish closeness and connect
2. Women think out loud and want to reach conse
Follow the Prophets. (day 2)
What is a Prophet?
The Greek word for prophet means one who speaks on behalf of the gods
The Hebrew word refers to one who proclaims the mind and will of God.
William Fowler- writer of We Thank Thee O God for a Prophet
The Family A Proclamation to the World - Feb. 5th
The family is central to the Creators plan for the eternal destiny of his children
What is our Destiny?
-We are children of a kind, loving heavenly father
-heirs of eternal life
2 Nephi 2:18: And because h
Notes for April 7, 2014
You cannot hide the heart when the mouth is open - Brigham Young.
Patterns of Communication
If we start right it is easy to go right, but if we start wrong we may go wrong, and
it will be hard matter to get right. Joseph Smith
Foreordained roles of Women
Times are looking troubling,
the message to us is that God prepared the most worthy and strong to come down in these
we believe in getting married
we cannot be casual about marriage and family
The Atonement is:
In order for atonement to have effect in our lives, it cant be theoretical.
What think YE of Christ? Mormon Message: Lifting Burdens We must be
FIRMLY ATTACHED to HIM
Alma 7:11-12 suffering pains and afflictions