Understanding the Scriptures
|Confounded(v. 5)||Put to shame and silence, humiliated|
|Solemnity(v. 7)||With dignity, seriousness|
|Expounding(v. 11)||Explaining, teaching|
Doctrine and Covenants 100:3—“An Effectual Door Shall Be Opened”
One result of the Prophet Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon’s short mission was that “Joseph’s visit gave the work there considerable spark” (Church History in the Fulness of Times,117).
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you studyDoctrine and Covenants 100.
Write a Letter
What would you write to encourage a friend serving a mission who wrote you about how much he missed home? What teachings could you use fromDoctrine and Covenants 100:1–8, 12–17in your letter? For each teaching you use, briefly explain how and why you would use it.
Describe the Differences
InDoctrine and Covenants 100:9–11, the Lord outlined the differences between the Prophet Joseph Smith’s roles and responsibilities and those of Sidney Rigdon. In your notebook, describe those differences.