Saturday, April 12, 2014

Keep Yourselves from False and Evil Things

Choice 5:2 “John Abide “in the Doctrine of Christ”

1. The false doctrine John warned against was to not believe those who proclaim that Christ taught in appearance only, and that He didn’t really suffer for the sins of man in the garden of Gethsemane but it only appeared that way and that He was never here in the flesh. The evil comes from the very source of Evil. If we were to believe that information as truth, then our whole understanding of eternal life would be shattered, because the resurrection of our bodies would be nonexistent. Our sins would not have been atoned for, therefore no way back to our Father in Heaven. John warned the people of “the many deceivers.”

2. John told us essentially to stay far away from those who preach falsely, and who wish to spread untruth. Don’t associate with them, and don’t allow them into your life.

 Choice 1: Jude. “Keep Yourselves in the Love of God.”
1. We can have mercy, love, and peace multiplied in our lives when we become sanctified by God the Father, and preserved in Jesus Christ. (Jude 1:1) I believe we can earnestly contend for the faith, by living what we know to be true and always living the same way no matter who we are around. We have to proclaim what we believe wherever we are, and never allow ourselves to falter depending upon our situation.
2. -The doctrine referred to the “first estate” refers to our pre-mortal life before we came to earth. Those who kept their first estate by righteousness will receive eternal life, and those who followed satan left their first estate.
-I would explain this disputation as satan trying to gain power over anything he could. Moses has truths in it, even if it was not entered into the Bible.
-At the second coming the Savior will come with ten thousands of his Saints.
3.  We can avoid the evils that come with false teachers by staying on the right side. Glory will be Gods forever whether we choose to be on His side or not. We know who wins the battle in the end, and that is not up for negotiation. If we do what’s right, and live righteously; doing as our Savior would then we will be blessed with strength to avoid evils and stay away from false doctrines. 

Saturday, April 5, 2014


Choice Three—New Testament Hebrews 13
*We should take care of strangers, as we never know who we could be helping. We are to remember those who are in bonds, those who suffer, and those who face adversity.
*Marriage is looked upon as being honourable as long as we are worthy in it.
*We are to be content with what we have, for “he hath said, will never leave thee, nor forsake thee.” We should not fear what man can do, but know that God stands at our side.
*Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever.
*We are sanctified through our Savior.
*We obey those who are over us, and are obedient. They watch over us and will report of us.
*Paul asked them to pray for the Apostles.

I chose this topic, because these are topics that we all needs remembrance and reminding of. I placed this on my blog:

Choice Four—The Trial of our Faith is more Precious Than Gold
                It is by the trial of our faith that we can gain our salvation. We go through trials and struggles in our life that are for a purpose and for a reason. I saw an image the other day of several pictures. The first one was several people pulling a large cross, and one of the people pulling the cross said, “Lord this is too hard, I’m going to cut this cross to make it smaller.” The man continued to do this until his cross was small and easy to carry. The man walked among others who had large crosses that were hard to carry.
                Now as they all continued to carry their crosses they all came across a huge dip in the road. The rest of people took their large crosses and used them as bridges to get across the large dip in their road. The man who had cut his cross down could not pass. The purpose of this was to show that the cross we bear is for a reason, and only God knows why we bear the cross or bear the trials we do, but they are for a reason. Life is hard and we face trials, but by our faith we will gain salvation in that which we didn’t always understand, but had faith in the purpose and intent of our Father in Heaven.

I chose this talk, because I always love to hear about how we can overcome our different trials. I posted this on my blog: