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    Seer Stone Analysis

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    I hope to answer these questions in my analysis. I will also explore more of the history of the seer stone in church history, as well as some of the doctrine attached to the use of a seer stone. Doctrine and Covenants 28 was given in response to Hiram Page, who was receiving revelations by the aid of his own seer stone…

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    The Faith Movement

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    through the social, religious, and political cultures of America. It is recorded, in The Memoirs of President Joseph Smith, “The settling of the New World and the building up of our Republican politically and religiously was the work of sturdy men.” Through Smith’s exceptional gifts as an administrator, leader, and prophet, he exemplifies the sturdiness in his leadership. In the book, Invisible Saints, Roger D. Launius describes the general perceptions of racism and equality as follows,…

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    Doctrine And Covenants

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    The Doctrine and Covenants offers insight to some of the universal questions: Where did I come from, where am I going, and why am I here? People have been trying to figure out these questions for centuries. Many vast theories and ideas have been presented whether that be science or religious based. Many people have provided some well thought out ideas, but unfortunately incomplete. Who would know the answers to these questions but the creator of man who played a sole part in where we…

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    The Doctrine and Covenants is a book of divine revelations, given to members of the Church of Jesus Christ, to help further the establishment of Christ’s Kingdom and contains an invitation to follow the Lord Jesus Christ. As one engulfs oneself into the Doctrine and Covenants, one will find out that, just as the Book of Mormon is the keystone of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, the Doctrine and Covenants is a companion to the Book of Mormon and is the capstone of The…

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    In this week’s reading, the question I had comes from section 82 of the Doctrine and Covenants. In verse three it says “unto whom much is given much is required.” I was questioning what this meant. First I need to know what is given to me. After pondering this question, I realized that we are given so much. Not only does this mean that we are given blessing for the things that we do, but we are given much more than that. We are given prophets, apostles, and other church leaders. These leaders…

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    Galatians 5:22-23 states, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, meekness, temperance: against such there is no law.” Throughout the scriptures, it talks about identifying the Spirit with a burning in the bosom, however, that is seldom the case. Doctrine and Covenants 8:2 explains how the Spirit communicates with people. “Yea, behold, I will tell you in your mind and in your heart, by the Holy Ghost, which shall come upon you and which…

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    Anne Hutchinson was raised on the ideas of the typical Puritan theology. This theology believed that God originally established a covenant with Adam specifying that firm obedience of God’s law would result in salvation. After the fall, humanity sank into sin until God formed a second covenant with Abraham. Because post-Lapserian man could not abide by a covenant of works, God established a covenant of grace whereby certain individuals were preordained as the spiritually elect, but were concealed…

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    Thus, our preparation and meditation needs to be that much more focused on obtaining the Spirit’s influence. 4 Doctrine and Covenants 28:1 5 Doctrine and Covenants 42:14 The charge to the missionaries of the church is exactly the same. Missionaries, or volunteer full-time teachers, have the blessing of proclaiming the good news of the Gospel to all who will hear their message. That charge comes with specific instructions as to how they are to go about proclaiming the good news. From…

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    John Calvin came up with covenant theology to cover the over all flow of the bible. The first time Covenant Theology was really used was in the 16th and 17th centuries by Ursinus, Olevianus and Cocceius. This theology was used mainly by the Reformed Churches and was it 's predominant theology around the 17th and 19th centuries. Covenant Theology is a system of theology that views God 's dealings with man in respect of covenants rather than dispensations (periods of time). It represents the whole…

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    those main themes as to do with covenants theology. It can be said that through covenants God expresses his desires on his people in the most clear form. This paper will be looking at what is a covenant, where can they be found in the bible and how do they relate to the ancient near east. Is it possible that covenants are not just a biblical idea but instead an idea that can be found throughout the ancient near east? What is a covenant The Hebrew word for covenant is berith (ברית), it can be…

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