Monthly Archives: February 2013

From a Hinckley Talk (Lessons I learned as a boy)

This movie was created based on a story Gordon Hinckley’s father wrote in this novel. This novel is a collection of moral tales that Bryant Hinckley wrote to convince children how to behave. Again, I want to emphasize this is … Continue reading

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Zion’s Camp (George Albert Smith) – Institute Video

Hope you all enjoyed a few days off of Institute last week with Saturday’s Warrior. Now we’re back, but it’s still a movie day (Who didn’t love movie days in Institute?). This one is relevant to what we’ve been studying. … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Warrior Continued

Part 5: 0:00:00 – This is the God the author believes in. You want to dance more than anything? BAM, you’re a cripple. You want to be the most awesome missionary ever? No success.  You want to keep your promise … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Warrior

Part 1: 0:00:00 – Is this Star Wars?  Maybe Star Child.  Maybe they just figured out how to use an effect on words. 0:00:11 – “Children welcomed,” ah yes. The real point of this movie/stage play was to get people … Continue reading

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Exploring Mormon Institute 2013 – D&C Lesson 15: “Seek Ye Earnestly the Best Gifts”

Compare[1] Purpose To help class members identify gifts of the Spirit, seek to obtain them, and use them to serve others understand them in context, and see through issues with them. Attention Activity The teacher should begin by standing up on a … Continue reading

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Curious_Mormon’s Tithing Timeline

Originally found here. This is an article reprinted in its entirety except for minor spelling/punctuation/clarity edits as I don’t think I could improve it: _______________________________________________________________ Here’s an interesting view on the history of tithing and how it related to the … Continue reading

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Exploring Mormon Institute 2013 – D&C Lesson 14: The Law of Consecration – An Economist’s Evaluation

The next section in the Exploring Mormon Institute is about “The Law of Consecration.” This is a subject near and dear to my heart. While studying economics at BYU, I was reading “Approaching Zion”[1] by Hugh Nibley. I decided it would be … Continue reading

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Exploring Mormon Institute 2013 – D&C Lesson 13: Investigating apologetic responses to things discussed so far

 

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Exploring Mormon Institute 2013 – D&C Lessons 11 and 12: “The Field is White Already to Harvest”

Compare[1] Purpose To explain the the 1800s mindset that would lead people to join the Mormons. Attention Activity Take your smart phone and put it away from you just out of reach. Now scoot away from your computer and think … Continue reading

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The Law of Consecration Timeline

6 April, 1830 – Church founded. End of April, 1830 – Joseph Smith leads mission to Colesville to Joseph Knight, casts devil out of Newel Knight who is floating on the ceiling.  Colesville saints feel special, being the only members … Continue reading

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