Religion C 225 (sections 15, 20, 23) Fall 2016
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Foundations of the Restoration
Instructor: Dr. Anthony R. Sweat (email at firstname.lastname@example.org)
Office Hours: Tue 3:00pm-4:00pm, Wed 9:00am-10:00am, or by appointment
Office: 316 T JSB; office ph
STUDYING SOURCES OF LDS
DOCTRINE AND HISTORY
1.Understand how to think historically.
2.Analyze what is LDS doctrine and how is it determined.
Explain what are five measures of evaluating a historical
What is Doctrine?
Review for Exam #1
The Living Prophets
According to John Taylor, what is the first thing necessary to establish the Kingdom
of God on the earth?
What are some lessons we can learn from Ephraim Hanks when it comes to
In class a couple weeks ago, we talked a lot about common consent and how we sustain
our church leaders. This is what motivated me to Go and Do.
At the same time as this, general conference was going on and there were people who
refused to sustain our pro
Doctrinal Dilemma Research Paper Outline!
1. When God speaks to us in a very specific way
2. God has provided us a way to know that revelation is NOT from Him.
3. We must work and be prepared in order to receive an answer.
4. Satan can only enti
A couple weeks ago, Brother Sweat talked about Faith, Hope, and Charity and what the
antonyms of each were. When he talked about faith and the antonym of faith in particular, I felt
the spirit really strong telling me that I needed to take action in my li
D&C 324 Final Study Guide
75 multiple choice/matching questions (2 points each)
Comprehensive, leaning heavier toward the 2nd half however (italics indicates carry over
from 1st half)
Will cover D&C sections 1-76
Should take about an hour (give or take 10
D&C 324 Midterm Study Guide
50 multiple choice/matching questions
Cover all classes between 8/31-10/12
Will cover D&C sections 1-29, 43, 45
Should take about 45 minutes to take (give or take 10 minutes)
Test at the testing center 10/19-10/22 (late day 10/
January 15, 2016
REL C333 Sec 001
Provo City Center Temple Open House
Friday, January 15, 2016 I had the opportunity to attend the open house of the new Provo
City Center Temple. After admiring the exterior of the beautiful building for mo
When I first read about the Share Goodness Project, it was something I immediately
knew I wanted to participate in. I was recently called as an Online Ward Missionary and had
become acquainted with the same ideas and techniq
225 Foundations of the Restoration
Winter 2016 Final Study Guide
75 multiple choice/matching questions
Comprehensive from all units 1-13, but leaning heavier (2/3rds of the exam) toward the 2nd
half however (italics headings indicates carry o
I went to the Joseph Smith atrium around 5 PM on Friday.
It seems to me that there are two very important things that remain consistent throughout the
accounts. The first is Josephs statement that as a young boy he was wont to reflect upon the
What do you learn from the history of the three witnesses that you can apply to
yourself and your own witness?
What is your witness/testimony of the Book of Mormon?
If you are unsure if it is true, how can you strengthen your understanding and
a. The purpose of Relief Society was to provoke the brethren to good works, encourage
them to sustain the wants of the poor; to search after objects of charity, and to assist by
correcting morals and strengthening virtues of the female community.
b. I fin
1. Consecrating Time
In our class discussion, something was said which impacted me greatly. Professor Sweat
said that in our morning prayers, we should ask how we can serve the Lord that day, how
we may do His will and serve others to bring about the furt
a. D&C 123:17 This is a reminder that we can only do the best that we can, and while were
striving, we should be cheerful. With perspective and time we will see how Heavenly Father
shapes everything around us and helps our lives.
b. D&C 121:9 God has give
5 Every plant, every creation upon the earth had an essence before it took
on a physical form. It was always meant to beevery thing upon the earth
was there in spirit before taking on a true form. This is eternal destiny,
eternal purpose. Just as
That exhibit was absolutely amazing, and Im so glad that I went. I suppose Ill begin with the
tour itself. It was curious to see things like old, tarnished silverware or bits of tablecloth, odds
and ends from Josephs home. I loved reading about Lucy Mack
The following are quotes from the 1832 document showing words crossed out in the original text and/or
1832: be bound together by a bond & Coven nant that cannot be broken in your several Stewartships to
manage the literary & Mercantile conce
Quorums: First Presidency, 12 Apostles, and Seventy
Presiding Quorums, decisions to be made in unity and righteousness.
First Presidency: Chosen by the body, appointed and ordained to that
office, and upheld by the confidence, faith, and prayer of the chu
Religion C 225
Restoration Project Proposal
What will the title of my project be?
Joseph SmithMortal Servant of God
Why am I choosing to do this project and how will it be meaningful to me?
I am choosing to do this project because there was much
Rel A 212 Section 12
Chastisement: A Burden and a Blessing
Hebrews is one of the most intriguing books in the New Testament. Not much
is known about the authorship, audience, or genre type for Hebrews. In order to
Religion A 212
Barr, David L. An Introduction New Testament Story. London: Wadsworth Publishing
Company, 1995. Print.
This book would fall under the resource category of encyclopedia and reference.
Rel a 212
Early Church Leaders
The Greek word for bishop is episkopos, meaning an overseer, a position of
responsibility. We read about bishops in 1 Peter 2: 21-25, Acts 1:20, 1 Timothy 3: 17, and Titus 1:7-9. In
OCA Activity # 2
For my second out of class activity I attended a meeting held in the J. Ruben
Clark building. Associate Dean of BYU Law School, Gordon Smith gave a presentation
on entrepreneurship and the law. He talked
Religion A 212
McConkie, Bruce R. Doctrinal New Testament Commentary. Salt Lake City: Bookcraft
Publications, 1971. Print.
This book would fall under the category of a commentary. It goes through each in t
* I liked the Facebook page and posted a status
Activity # 1 Write-Up
October 10, 2013
For my first Out of Class Activity I attended the after class Q&A session for Barry
Smith. In the Q&A session people asked a lot of different
Doctrinal Dilemma Response #2
Question: The scriptures teach us to be anxiously engaged in a good cause (D&C
58:27), yet to not run faster or labor more than you have strength (D&C 10:4). They
command us to not be idle