Understanding the Scriptures
|Let thy habitation be known in Zion(v. 6)||Live in Zion|
|Rebuke(v. 9)||Call to repentance|
|Slanderer(v. 9)||Person who tells lies about others|
|Perverseness(v. 9)||Wickedness, corruption|
|Be not partial towards them in love above many others(v. 11)||Do not favor them or love them more than you love others|
|Effectual(v. 19)||Effective, useful, powerful|
|Blasphemed(v. 26)||Spoke disrespectfully about God and sacred things|
|Recompense(v. 34)||Payment, reward|
Studying the Scriptures
Do two of the following activities (A–C) as you studyDoctrine and Covenants 112.
List Their Responsibilities
From what you read inDoctrine and Covenants 112, list the responsibilities of (1) the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and (2) the President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. For each responsibility, list the verse in which you found it.
If … , Then …
When the Lord promises a blessing, He explains what we must do to obtain that blessing. Sometimes these are easy to recognize because the Lord specifically says, “If you [do whatever action is important to receive the blessing], then [He describes the blessing that will come].” On other occasions we need to look at the scriptures more carefully to the “if-then” pattern. StudyDoctrine and Covenants 112:3, 10, and 21–22 and, in your own words, write them as three statements explaining “If you … , then He …”
How Does It Apply?
Explain how the principle taught inDoctrine and Covenants 112:20could apply to general conference addresses, messages from the General Authorities in the Church magazines, proclamations from the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, and theFor the Strength of Youthbooklet.
Summarize what the Lord said inDoctrine and Covenants 112:24–26about the latter days.
How might the Lord’s teachings in verses 24–26 apply to what He said in verse 30?