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    16. "A Wise Man Built His House upon a Rock": The Doctrine of Discernment

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      “A Wise Man . . . Built His House upon a Rock”: The Doctrine of Discernment ... of the beam and the mote, the good tree and the corrupt tree, and the wise man and the foolish man. Yet ... is obvious, but understanding the purpose of a beam is also quite useful in realizing the full meaning behind ...

    From The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture: The 39th Annual BYU Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

    6. The Six Antitheses: Attaining the Purpose of the Law through the Teachings of Jesus

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      The Six Antitheses: Attaining the Purpose of the Law through the Teachings ... the law primarily with his teachings . Indeed, the purpose of these particular teachings “is to enable ... away , one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled ” (although ...

    From The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture: The 39th Annual BYU Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

    4. Purposes and Functions of The Temple

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    Purposes and Functions of The Temple The Nauvoo Temple was different from other religious ... The building was even utilized for some recreational purposes. But it was primarily used for the central purpose of its construction, the performance of sacred temple ordinances. Temple Ordinances in Nauvoo ...

    From Nauvoo Temple: A Story of Faith

    The Abrahamic Test

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    and Purposeful It is interesting to review the Lord’s own statements about His intent to test and try His people. ... for self-understanding, growth, and refinement. We are not wise enough to sort out all the factors that contribute to our ... the vainness, and the frailties, and the foolishness of men! When they are learned they think they are wise ...

    From Sperry Symposium Classics: The Old Testament

    Marriage and Family Relationships—The Lord’s Way

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    and the purpose of mortality. 2. Eternal marriage. 3. The three degrees of glory. 4. The damnation and curse ... The Premortal Life and the Purpose of Mortality The doctrine of the premortal life proclaims us ... of reproduction, and therefore marriage was not possible. In fact, one of the primary purposes in our coming ...

    Purpose of Earth Life

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      Purpose of Earth Life               Latter-day Saint prophets have affirmed the purpose of life ... the family of God were taught his plans and purposes. “At the first organization in heaven we were all ... In mortality, at least six purposes are opened to mankind: 1. To be given a body, whose experiences ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon

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    Elder Jay E. Jensen , “ The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon ,” in Religious Educator 4, no. 1 (2003): 1–11.   The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon ... is one of the most important things to do, for in them I learned the authors’ stated purposes or intents ...

    From Volume 4 Number 1, 2003 of The Religious Educator

    Chapter 3: The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon

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    Jay E. Jensen, “The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon,” in By Study and by Faith: Selections ... Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2009), 25–36.   The Precise Purposes of the Book of Mormon Elder ... of the most important things to do, for in them I learned the authors’ stated purposes or intents ...

    From By Study and by Faith

    Speaking with Purpose and Peace: An Interview with Elain Witt

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    Celeste Elain Witt and Elizabeth A. Pinborough, “Speaking with Purpose and Peace: An Interview with Elain Witt,” in Religious Educator 9, no. 1 (2008): 115-124. Speaking with Purpose ... a book titled Amen: Speaking in Church with Purpose and Peace , an in-depth look at how to write ...

    From Volume 9 Number 1, 2008 of The Religious Educator

    Ammonihah: Measuring Mormon’s Purposes

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    S. Kent Brown, “Ammonihah: Measuring Moron’s Purposes,” in A Witness for the Restoration: Essays ... Center, Brigham Young University, 2007), 165–175. Ammonihah: Measuring Mormon’s Purposes S. Kent Brown S. ... (“it was for the sole purpose to get gain”) would lead one to conclude that most of the social chaos ...

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