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A New Way to Look at Jesus Christ as “The Word”

A New Way to Look at Jesus Christ as "The Word"

The first verse of the gospel of John has been dissected and discussed for centuries. In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. Theologians and scholars agree “the Word” is a reference to Jesus Christ. This simple verse reminds us that Christ existed with God, our Heavenly Father, in the pre-mortal life and came to Earth, in part, to reveal …

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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – August 25, 2016

Scripture “How God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Ghost and with power: who went about doing good, and healing all that were oppressed of the devil; for God was with him.” – Acts 10:38 Quote “With all my heart and the fervency of my soul, I lift up my voice in testimony as a special witness and declare that …

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Your Daily Dose of LDS Inspiration! – July 3, 2016

Scripture “Then she runneth, and cometh to Simon Peter, and to the other disciple, whom Jesus loved, and saith unto them, They have taken away the Lord out of the sepulchre, and we know not where they have laid him.” – John 20:2 Quote “Jesus of Nazareth is the resurrected Redeemer, and I testify of all that follows from the fact …

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Check Out These Six Stunning Digital Paintings of Jesus Christ

Check Out These Six Stunning Digital Paintings of Jesus Christ

Brent S. Borup is a relatively new LDS artist, but his unique style of oil painting and digital editing are attracting a lot of attention. His beautiful portraits of Christ, along with his vibrant renditions of LDS temples around the world, are able to express his own personal testimony and inspire others. Borup told the Idaho State Journal he creates the …

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Was Jesus Christ Always “Nice”? Here’s What the Scriptures Say

Was Jesus Christ Always "Nice?"

From the time that we were young, we as Latter-day Saints have intrinsically understood that the most important thing we can do as Christians is to love one another. When Jesus was speaking to the Pharisees, he explained that the first and second great commandments are to “love the Lord with all thy heart…” and to “love thy neighbor as …

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The Spirit of Giving

Christmas is full of a lot of hustle & bustle. Everyone is asking for & expecting gifts. However, Christ has gave the greatest gift there is to give. Get into the true spirit of giving with this great family home evening lesson on the Spirit of Giving! Scripture: Russell M Nelson Quote Hymn: Picture a Christmas or Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Lesson: The Spirit of Giving Treat: Grasshopper Chocolate Bark or Candy Cane Crinkles Activity: Secret act of Service, Christmas Caroling, Make a Nativity •View entire lesson...

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Christmas Spirit

December is a busy time of year. Everyone is usually excited about family traditions, presents & santa. We often get swept up in the commercial things of Christmas and often forget the true meaning of Christmas. Bring the Christmas Spirit into your home by checking out this great family home evening lesson on the Christmas Spirit! Scripture: Luke 2:11 Hymn: Christmas Bells or I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day Lesson: Christmas Spirit Treat: Microwave Caramels or White Chocolate Popcorn Activity: Five Christmas Gifts, Christmas Caroling, Christmas Countdown Chain •View entire lesson...

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Baptism

When we think of missionary work, we often think of baptism. It is the first ordinance of the gospel. It is an action we take to show our willingness & desire to come unto Christ. Baptisms are special & sacred experiences are not forgotten. Check out this great family home evening lesson on baptism! Scripture: John 14:15 Hymn: When I am Baptized or Come, Follow Me Lesson: Baptism Treat: Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate or Apple Enchiladas Activity: Mother May I?, Memorized Baptism Covenants, Share your Baptism Experience •View entire lesson...

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Being an Example

Many people learn through example. As latter-day saints, we are commanded to be "an example of the believers." Check out this great family home evening lesson that has many great & simple ideas on how to "be an example of the believers!" Scripture: 1 Timothy 4:12 Hymn: I'm Trying to Be Like Jesus or Lord, I Would Follow Thee Lesson: Be an Example of the Believers Treat: Magic Cookie Bars or Goldfish Marshmallow Pops Activity: Share the Treat, Secret Service or Indoor Foot Volleyball •View entire lesson...

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The Tender Mercies of the Lord

The Lord blesses with tender mercies daily. It is so important to recognize these tender mercies and express gratitude to our Heavenly Father. Enjoy this family home evening on Tender Mercies! Scripture:1 Nephi 1:20 Hymn: I Feel My Savior's Love or Tender Mercies of the Lord Lesson:"Tender Mercies are Available to All" Treat: Banana Split Ice-Cream or Melt-in-Your-Mouth Melon Activity: Freezing-Water Tag or Beach Towel Toss •View entire lesson...

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