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True or false. God punishes later generations for the sins of their parents?
False. But he does allow the consequences to come upon their children
Joseph Smith's life was a mixture of bitter and sweet. According to section 122, what will occur with the "name" of Joseph Smith?
The ends of the Earth will inquire after his name; fools will hold his name in derision
What is the primary meaning of the word "betimes?"
Quickly; before it is too late
What does it mean to "kick against the pricks?"
To rebel against the restraints of the gospel such as the word of wisdom, the law of chastity, or the sabbath day
Name the reasons explained in section 121 as to why many are called but few are chosen:
- Their hearts are set upon the things of the world
- Aspiring to the honors of men
- Seeking to cover their sins
- Gratifying their pride or vain ambition
- Exercising unrighteous dominion
Section 121 is...
An inspired letter
IN SECTION 123, WHAT WERE THE SAINTS COMMANDED TO COLLECT?
DOCUMENTS OF ANTI- MORMON OPPRESSION
IN SECTION 124, WHAT DID THE LORD COMMAND THE SAINTS TO MAKE AND SEND TO ALL THE WORLD?
A SOLEMN PROCLAMATION
SO THAT STRANGERS MIGHT CONTEMPLATE THE WORD OF THE LORD, WHAT WERE THE SAINTS COMMANDED TO BUILD?
A BOARDING HOUSE OR HOTEL
BESIDES KEEPING ALL THE COMMANDMENTS AND ENDURING TO THE END IN FAITHFULNESS, WHAT ELSE MUST WE DO TO RECEIVE THE FULNESS OF THE PRIESTHOOD?
RECEIVE THE ORDINANCES OF THE TEMPLE
SECTION 125 DEALS WITH THE LORD’S WILL CONCERNING THE SAINTS WHO WERE LIVING IN ________.
IOWA
WHY WERE THE SAINTS DIRECTED TO COMPLETE THE NAUVOO TEMPLE?
THEY NEEDED THE ENDOWMENT OF POWER AVAILABLE IN THE TEMPLE TO HELP THEM WITH THE TRIALS THAT LAY AHEAD
TO HAVE ORDINANCE WORK, FOR THE LIVING OR THE DEAD, RECORDED IN HEAVEN, WHAT ELSE MUST HAPPEN?
THE ORDINANCE MUST BE PERFORMED AND RECORDED PROPERLY
WHAT DID THE LORD TELL THE MAN MENTIONED IN #2 WAS NO LONGER REQUIRED OF HIM?
TO LEAVE HIS FAMILY, AS IN TIMES PAST, TO SERVE MISSIONS
IN SECTION 126, WHOM DID THE LORD CALL HIS WELL-BELOVED BROTHER?
BRIGHAM YOUNG
WHY ARE THE TEMPLE BAPTISMAL FAUNTS TYPICALLY BUILT IN THE BASEMENT?
TO SYMBOLIZE THE RESURRECTION
IF A RIGHTEOUS SPIRIT (NOT A RESURRECTED BEING) WERE TO APPEAR TO DELIVER A MESSAGE, WHAT WOULD HE DO IF YOU EXTENDED YOUR HAND TO SHAKE IT?
KEEP HIS HAND TO HIS SIDE
WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A “SPIRIT” AND AN “ANGEL” AS THOSE TERMS ARE USED IN SECTION 129?
ANGELS ARE LIMITED TO RESURRECTED BEINGS HAVING BODIES OF FLESH AND BONES AND TRANSLATED BEINGS; SPIRITS ARE CHILDREN OF GOD WHO HAVE NOT YET ENTERED MORTALITY
SECTION 129 CONTAINS 3 KEYS TO WHAT?
DETECTING TRUE FROM FALSE SPIRITS
WHO ARE THE “SONS OF LEVI” TODAY?
FAITHFUL PRIESTHOOD HOLDERS WHO ARE CALLED BY THE LORD TO BUILD UP THE CHURCH
WHAT IS THE EVENTUAL DESTINY OF THE EARTH?
CELESTIAL KINGDOM
NAME SOME THINGS WE LEARN ABOUT INTELLIGENCE IN SECTION 130.
IT WILL RISE WITH US IN THE RESURRECTION
IT IS GAINED THROUGH OBEDIENCE
THE MORE WE GAIN IN THIS LIFE, THE GREATER WILL BE OUR ADVANTAGE IN THE NEXT LIFE
WHAT IS ETERNAL INCREASE?
ETERNAL OFFSPRING
IN ORDER TO OBTAIN THE HIGHEST DEGREE OF THE CELESTIAL KINGDOM, WHAT MUST A PERSON DO?
MARRY IN THE TEMPLE
WHAT IS THE LAW UPON WHICH ALL BLESSINGS FROM GOD DEPENDS?
OBEDIENCE
WHAT ARE CONCUBINES?
LEGAL WIVES OF SECONDARY SOCIAL STATUS
NAME THE BLESSINGS PROMISED TO THOSE WHO ARE OBEDIENT TO THE LAW TAUGHT IN SECTION 132.
(The law of celestial marriage)
- THEIR MARRIAGES WILL BE VALID FOR ALL ETERNITY AND WILL BE PART OF AN ETERNAL FAMILY UNIT
- THEY WILL INHERIT THRONES, KINGDOMS ETC
- THEY WILL BE EXALTED
- THEY WILL BECOME GODS
- THEY WILL HAVE THE BLESSING OF ETERNAL INCREASE
WHAT IS MEANT BY “THE CONTINUATION OF LIVES?”
ETERNAL INCREASE OR POSTERITY
WHAT IS THE LAMB’S BOOK OF LIFE?
THE RECORD KEPT IN HEAVEN WITH THE NAMES OF THE FAITHFUL
SECTION 132 CONTAINS THE LORD’S LAW OF _______.
MARRIAGE
SECTION 133 IS KNOWN AS THE LORD’S __________ TO THE DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS.
APPENDIX
IN THE STUDENT MANUAL, THE EXODUS OF ANCIENT ISRAEL FROM EGYPTIAN BONDAGE WAS COMPARED WITH THE EXODUS OF MODERN ISRAEL FROM THE PERSECUTION OF THEIR ENEMIES. NAME TWO OF THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THESE TWO GROUPS.
* ANCIENT ISRAEL WAS LEAVING BONDAGE AND RETURNING TO THEIR OLD HOME; MODERN ISRAEL LEFT THEIR HOME AND WENT INTO AN UNKNOWN LAND.
* ANCIENT ISRAEL WAS A PEOPLE OF ONE RACE; MODERN ISRAEL WAS COMPOSED OF PEOPLE OF MANY NATIONS.

* ANCIENT ISRAEL TRAVELED ABOUT 250 MILES; MODERN ISRALE TRAVELED 1000 MILES.

* ANCIENT ISRAEL WAS LED BY GREAT MIRACLES AND WAS FED BY MANNA; MODERN ISRAEL WAS EXPECTED TO PROVIDE FOR THEMSELVES AND TO WALK BY FAITH.

* REACHING THEIR DESTINATION, ANCIENT ISRAEL FOUND CITIES ALREADY BUILT AND CROPS ALREADY PLANTED; MODERN ISRAEL FOUND A DESERT.
WHAT KEY DID THE LORD GIVE THE SAINTS TO HELP THEM OVERCOME DISCOURAGEMENT AND TO REVIVE THEIR SPIRITS?
SINGING AND DANCING
WHAT IS THE SUBJECT OF SECTION 136?
ORGANIZING THE CAMP OF ZION—THE WESTWARD EXODUS TO UTAH
SECTION 136 WAS A REVELATION RECEIVED BY ____________.
BRIGHAM YOUNG
THE CHURCH UPHOLDS THE PRINCIPLE LAID DOWN BY THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES THAT AND SHOULD BE KEPT SEPARATE.
CHURCH AND STATE
SECTION 134 IS A DECLARATION OF BELIEF REGARDING _____________.
GOVERNMENT; LAW
ACCORDING TO ELDER BRUCE R. MCCONKIE, WHO WAS THE “ANGEL CRYING THROUGH THE MIDST OF HEAVEN”?
ALL WHO HAVE BROUGHT KEYS OR POWERS TO THIS DISPENSATION
THE SCRIPTURES AND THE LIVING PROPHETS TEACH THAT THE SAINTS, AS A PEOPLE, MUST READY THEMSELVES FOR THE SECOND COMING. BESIDES THE PREPARATION OF BEING TAUGHT THE PERSONALITY AND THE NATURE OF GOD, NAME THE OTHER TWO THINGS, MENTIONED IN THE STUDENT MANUAL, WE MUST DO TO BE READY FOR THE SECOND COMING.
SANCTIFICATION; GATHERING
SECTION 135 IS AN ACCOUNT OF ____________.
THE MARTYRDOM
WHO ESCAPED INJURY IN CARTHAGE AS A FULFILLMENT OF PROPHECY?
WILLARD RICHARDS
WHY WAS IT NECESSARY THAT HYRUM SEAL HIS TESTIMONY, ALONG WITH JOSEPH, WITH THEIR BLOOD?
TO FULFILL THE LAW OF WITNESSES—THEY BOTH HELD THE KEYS OF THIS DISPENSATION JOINTLY
ONE WHO LEAVES A WILL OR TESTAMENT OR WITNESS TO THE WORLD OF GOD’S COVENANTS IS CALLED A __________.
TESTATOR
WHO WROTE THE ACCOUNT FOUND IN SECTION 135?
JOHN TAYLOR
SECTION 137 IS JOSEPH SMITH’S VISION OF _________.
THE CELESTIAL KINGDOM
HOW IS THE ABSENCE OF THE SPIRIT FROM THE BODY A BONDAGE?
IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO OBTAIN A FULLNESS OF JOY WITHOUT THE SPIRIT AND BODY COMBINED
SECTION 138 IS A GOOD EXAMPLE THAT ________ IS FREQUENTLY A PREREQUISITE TO REVELATION
PONDERING THE SCRIPTURES
SECTION 138 CONTAINS A VISION OF THE REDEMPTION OF THE DEAD RECEIVED BY __________.
JOSEPH F. SMITH
UPON WHAT TWO THINGS WILL ALL MANKIND BE JUDGED, ACCORDING TO SECTION 137?
WORKS; DESIRES OF OUR HEARTS
In what year was Official Declaration 1 adopted by the church?
1890
Why, according to Elder McConkie was this revelation received in the presence of so many?
Because it was of such tremendous importance. It changed the whole direction of the church, procedurally and administratively. It affected the living and the dead. It affected our relationship with the whole world.
Besides the prophet, who else was present when this revelation was received?
The First Presidency and 10 members of the quorum of the Twelve
Official declaration 2 was issued in what year?
1978
Who was the prophet who issued official declaration 2?
Spencer W. Kimball
What was the purpose or message of the official declaration 2?
Extending the priesthood to all worthy males
What did the prophet who received this revelation see in vision would happen to the church if the it continued the direction it was going?
- Loss of church property
- Imprisonment of church leaders
- The end of temple work
Official Declaration 1 was issued by:
Wilford Woodruff
What is the subject of the official declaration 1?
Discontinuance of plural marriage
Official Declaration 1 is known as the:
Manifesto
3 reasons the practice of plural marriage was justified:
1. It was a necessary part of th restoration of all things, which pertains to this last dispensation
2. The practice of plural marriage was commanded, at times, for the purpose of raising up a righteous posterity to the Lord
3. The practice of plural marriage was a test of faith required of the Lord
Which two members of the Twelve would not accept the declaration (about polygamy)?
- John W Taylor
- Matthias Cowley
What did the Second Manifesto prohibit?
Plural marriages, anywhere, by anybody. Member involved in them would be excommunicated
What two points did Pres Woodruff emphasize in helping the Saints become reconciled with the will of the Lord in regard to plural marriage?
1. He testified that he had received revelation
2. He explained rationale: ability to finish Salt Lake Temple and continue to perform ordinances
What did President Woodruff realize was the ultimatum from the government involving plural marriage?
The church had to choose between living plural marriage and having temple ordinances
What did the Morrill Act do?
- Imposed fines for plural marriage
- Delcared the church couldn't hold more than $50,000 in assets
In his vision of the celestial kingdom, who did Joseph see?
- Adam
- Abraham
- His parents
- Alvin, his brother
The Lord's promises for those who keep their covenants:
1. They would have the necessities of life
2. They would have power over their enemies
3. They would be able to redeem Zion
4. They would behold the glory of God
Socal/religious duties of the companies:
- Don't be lifted up in pride
- Keep all pledges and promises
- Avoid profanity/taking name of Lord in vain
Four main temporal responsibilities of Zion's Camp:
1. Provide for their own needs
2. Able-bodied men would form an advance company to plant spring crops for those who would follow
3. Share equally the responsibility of taking the families of the Mormon Battalion members
4. Provide food and shelter for those who would remain in Winter Quarters and follow the next year
What three fundamental problems did the saints have as they moved west?
1. Lack of adequate food supplies
2. Disorganization of the camp- physically and spiritually
3. The weather
What final charge did JS give his apostles before he was martyred?
The burden and responsibility of leading this church
In JS's vision of the celestial kingdom, what do JS's parents represent?
Immediate family and those then living on the earth or those who will live in this dispensation
In JS's vision of the celestial kingdom, what does Alvin represent?
All who died before receiving the gospel law
In JS's vision of the celestial kingdom, what does Adam represent?
The beginning of the patriarchal chain
What two things do we learn from D&C 137:7-9? (vision of celestial kingdom)
1. All who die w/o hearing gospel will have the chance to accept it in the spirit world
2. God will judge us for our actions AND desires of our hearts
How do we prepare for the second coming?
1. Hearken to the word of the Lord concerning us
2. Sanctify ourselves
What do we learn in section 130 about angels and the destiny of the Earth?
- All angels who minister to this Earth either will live or have lived upon this Earth
- This Earth will become the celestial kingdom for those who lived on it and qualified for that glory
- In the celestial kingdom, we will have access to all of the knowledge of God
- Each inhabitant of the celestial kingdom will receive a personal "stone" which will facilitate his/her learning and progress
Of what three main blessings is the Abrahamic covenant comprised?
1. Promised Land (Celestial Kingdom)
2. Priesthood
3. Posterity
What are the two conditions of marriage?
1. Covenant must be made and entered into
2. Covenant must be sealed by the Holy Spirit of Promise
In what three ways can we reject the covenant of marriage?
1. By choosing to never marry
2. By marrying civilly and choosing to never be sealed in the temple
3. By being sealed in the temple but choosing to not keep temple covenants
Three rights/duties of religious institutions:
1. Keep church and state separate
2. Excommunicate or withdraw fellowship
3. To preach the gospel to the nations of the earth
Four responsibilities that citizens have to their gov't:
1. Sustain and uphold the gov't
2. Show respect and deference to the leaders and laws of the land
3. Bring offenders against good laws to punishment
4. Appeal to civil law for redress of all wrongs and grievances
Three responsibilities of gov't to its citizens:
1. Make and administer laws
2. Extend to and protect all citizens in their basic rights
3. Enforce laws in equity and justice
Three key events of the second coming:
1. The Savior will make several appearances before making himslef known to the world.
2. The continents of the Earth will be rejoined/one land again.
3. The lost tribes of Israel will be gathered
Four things we should do to sanctify ourselves:
1. Gather together
2. Flee Babylon
3. Become clean
4. Pray often
In this life, what is the key to the knowledge of God?
The Melchizedek priesthood
What can we do when we face personal prisons? How can we turn our prisons into temples?
1. Understand why suffering is a necessary part of mortality
2. Look for the good, the hand of the Lord, and learn patience
3. By exercising faith in Christ and his Atonement
Why was the charge to document their endured injustices given to the Saints?
1. The record would be the means of seeking redress from the government
2. It would serve as a witness against the wicked
3. It fulfilled a duty they had to the righteous - past, present, and future
Name 3 principles of the importance of keeping records:
1. They must be performed by one who holds the proper authority
2. There must be at least 2 eye-witnesses of the ordinance
3. Before it will be recorded in heaven, it must be properly recorded on Earth
What 3 things do we learn about the gathering of the Saints in section 125?
1. Gathering places are chosen by the Lord
2. Gathering places are then revealed to the prophet
3. The saints are to gather to those places, build them up, and prepare themselves for that which is to come
Three keys by which good or bad angels/spirits may be identified:
1. ID of resurrected beings - you would feel their flesh when you shake their hand
2. ID of righteous spirits - would not shake your hand b/c it's contrary to the order of heaven to deceive
3. ID of evil spirits - would shake your hand in an attempt to deceive, but you would feel nothing
Who is the "first man?"
Adam
Who is the "second man?"
Christ
What 3 things do we learn in section 131 about the celestial kingdom?
- It is divided into three degrees
- Eternal marriage is the gate to the highest degree of the celestial kingdom
- Only in the highest degree will married couples have eternal increase (spirit offspring)
What is an "ordinance?"
The ceremony by which things are put in proper order
Why are some not "chosen?"
1. Hearts set so much upon the things of the world
2. Aspire to the honors of men
3. Misuse their priesthood authority
Four fruits of charity and virtuous thoughts:
1. Confidence in the presence of God
2. Doctrines of the priesthood will distill upon our souls as the dews from heaven
3. HG will be our constant companion
4. Our dominion will be everlasting