Using the October 2002 Liahona


Discussion Ideas

  • “Be Not Afraid,” page 2: President James E. Faust relates the story of Hans, a young man who helped rescue his brother. What would have happened if Hans and the other rescuers had taken counsel from their fears? What fears can you refuse to listen to?

  • “Spiritual Crocodiles,” page 8: President Boyd K. Packer likens crocodiles to spiritual predators. What are some of these “spiritual crocodiles”? How can you avoid them?

  • “Oneness in Marriage,” page 36: What are the ingredients of President Spencer W. Kimball’s formula for a happy marriage? How can these ingredients prevent unhappiness or misunderstanding in marriage?

  • “‘The Time Will Come,’” page F6: Would you be willing to fast and pray for missionaries to come to countries where the gospel has not yet been preached? How do you think you would feel when the missionaries arrived?

Test Your Knowledge

Match the Quorums of the Seventy with the areas in which they serve.

1. First and Second Quorums

 

a. México, Central America, and South America

2. Third Quorum

 

b. Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Philippines, and the Pacific

3. Fourth Quorum

 

c. United States and Canada

4. Fifth Quorum

 

d. Worldwide

Answers:

1d, 2b, 3a, 4c