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Tuesday February 9th 2016

‘American Scripture’

God is Honest and Just in All Things

God is Honest and Just in All Things

American Scripture I perceive that it has been made known unto you, by the testimony of his word, that he cannot walk in crooked paths; neither doth he vary from that which he hath said; neither hath he a shadow of turning from the right to the left, or from that which is right to that which is wrong; therefore, his course is one eternal [...]

Lying is Dishonest

Lying is Dishonest

American Scripture And there shall also be many which shall say: Eat, drink, and be merry; nevertheless, fear God—he will justify in committing a little sin; yea, lie a little, take the advantage of one because of his words, dig a pit for thy neighbor; there is no harm in this; and do all these things, for tomorrow we die; and if it so be [...]

Enos Spent His Life to Help Others

Enos Spent His Life to Help Others

American Scripture And I, Enos, knew that God could not lie; wherefore, my guilt was swept away. And I said: Lord, how is it done? And he said unto me: Because of thy faith in Christ, whom thou hast never before heard nor seen. And many years pass away before he shall manifest himself in the flesh; wherefore, go to, thy faith hath made [...]

Pray With All Your Heart

Pray With All Your Heart

American Scripture Wherefore, my beloved brethren, pray unto the Father with all the energy of heart, that ye may be filled with this love, which he hath bestowed upon all who are true followers of his Son, Jesus Christ; that ye may become the sons of God; that when he shall appear we shall be like him, for we shall see him as he is; that we [...]

We Shouldn’t Pick and Choose Who to Help

We Shouldn’t Pick and Choose Who to Help

American Scripture And also, ye yourselves will succor those that stand in need of your succor; ye will administer of your substance unto him that standeth in need; and ye will not suffer that the beggar putteth up his petition to you in vain, and turn him out to perish. Perhaps thou shalt say: The man has brought upon himself his misery; [...]

Except Men Shall Have Charity They Cannot Inherit The Kingdom of God

Except Men Shall Have Charity They Cannot Inherit The Kingdom of God

American Scripture And again, I remember that thou hast said that thou hast loved the world, even unto the laying down of thy life for the world, that thou mightest take it again to prepare a place for the children of men. And now I know that this love which thou hast had for the children of men is charity; wherefore, except men shall have [...]

It is a Commandment That All Men Should Have Charity and Love

It is a Commandment That All Men Should Have Charity and Love

American Scripture Behold, the Lord hath forbidden this thing; wherefore, the Lord God hath given a commandment that all men should have charity, which charity is love. And except they should have charity they were nothing. Wherefore, if they should have charity they would not suffer the laborer in Zion to perish. Source: 2 Nephi 26:30; [...]

Charity is The Pure Love of Christ

Charity is The Pure Love of Christ

American Scripture Wherefore, my beloved brethren, if ye have not charity, ye are nothing, for charity never faileth. Wherefore, cleave unto charity, which is the greatest of all, for all things must fail— But charity is the pure love of Christ, and it endureth forever; and whoso is found possessed of it at the last day, it shall be [...]

These Things Are For The Benefit of Man

These Things Are For The Benefit of Man

American Scripture Verily I say, that inasmuch as ye do this, the fulness of the earth is yours, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the air, and that which climbeth upon the trees and walketh upon the earth; Yea, and the herb, and the good things which come of the earth, whether for food or for raiment, or for houses, or for barns, or [...]

Cease to Be Idle; Cease to Be Unclean

Cease to Be Idle; Cease to Be Unclean

American Scripture Cease to be idle; cease to be unclean; cease to find fault one with another; cease to sleep longer than is needful; retire to thy bed early, that ye may not be weary; arise early, that your bodies and your minds may be invigorated. Source: Doctrine and Covenants 88:124; The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

Avoid Hot Drinks

Avoid Hot Drinks

American Scripture And again, hot drinks are not for the body or belly. Source: Doctrine and Covenants 89:9; The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

Tobacco Is Not For The Body

Tobacco Is Not For The Body

American Scripture And again, tobacco is not for the body, neither for the belly, and is not good for man, but is an herb for bruises and all sick cattle, to be used with judgment and skill. Source: Doctrine and Covenants 89:8; The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ

Serve Your Children, So That They Not Go Hungry

Serve Your Children, So That They Not Go Hungry

American Scripture And ye will not suffer your children that they go hungry, or naked; neither will ye suffer that they transgress the laws of God, and fight and quarrel one with another, and serve the devil, who is the master of sin, or who is the evil spirit which hath been spoken of by our fathers, he being an enemy to all [...]

King Benjamin’s discourse on Service

King Benjamin’s discourse on Service

American Scripture And it came to pass that after Mosiah had done as his father had commanded him, and had made a proclamation throughout all the land, that the people agathered themselves together throughout all the land, that they might go up to the btemple to chear the dwords which king Benjamin should speak unto them. And there [...]

We Are Commanded to Serve All People

We Are Commanded to Serve All People

American Scripture But ye will teach them to walk in the ways of truth and soberness; ye will teach them to love one another, and to serve one another. And also, ye yourselves will succor those that stand in need of your succor; ye will administer of your substance unto him that standeth in need; and ye will not suffer that the beggar [...]

If Your King Serves You, You Also Need to Serve Others

If Your King Serves You, You Also Need to Serve Others

American Scripture And behold, I tell you these things that ye may learn wisdom; that ye may learn that when ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God. Behold, ye have called me your king; and if I, whom ye call your king, do labor to serve you, then ought not ye to labor to serve one [...]

Wo Unto Those Who Are Greedy

Wo Unto Those Who Are Greedy

American Scripture Wo unto you rich men, that will not give your substance to the poor, for your riches will canker your souls; and this shall be your lamentation in the day of visitation, and of judgment, and of indignation: The harvest is past, the summer is ended, and my soul is not saved! Wo unto you poor men, whose hearts are not [...]

Cursed Shall Be The Ground For Thy Sake

Cursed Shall Be The Ground For Thy Sake

American Scripture And unto Adam, I, the Lord God, said: Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the fruit of the tree of which I commanded thee, saying—Thou shalt not eat of it, cursed shall be the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life. Thorns also, and thistles [...]

The Lord Promises the Earth to Those Who Observe the Sabbath

The Lord Promises the Earth to Those Who Observe the Sabbath

American Scripture Verily I say, that inasmuch as ye do this, the fulness of the earth is yours, the beasts of the field and the fowls of the air, and that which climbeth upon the trees and walketh upon the earth; Yea, and the herb, and the good things which come of the earth, whether for food or for raiment, or for houses, or for barns, [...]

We Shall Offer Up Sacraments on The Sabbath

We Shall Offer Up Sacraments on The Sabbath

American Scripture And that thou mayest more fully keep thyself unspotted from the world, thou shalt go to the house of prayer and offer up thy sacraments upon my holy day; For verily this is a day appointed unto you to rest from your labors, and to pay thy devotions unto the Most High; Nevertheless thy vows shall be offered up in [...]

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