Understanding the Scriptures
Doctrine and Covenants 52
|A remnant of Jacob(v. 2)||A small part of the house of Israel|
|Heirs(v. 2)||People who have a legal right to inherit the land|
|Sift him as chaff(v. 12)||A phrase having to do with separating grain from the chaff, but in this case it means “to have power over him”|
|Contrite(vv. 15–16)||Repentant and humble|
|Edifieth(v. 16)||Builds up|
|Several courses(v. 33)||Different routes|
|Idolatry(v. 39)||Valuing something more than God|
|Hasten(v. 43)||Hurry into being|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activity A or B as you studyDoctrine and Covenants 52.
The Lord provided a “pattern” for avoiding deception inDoctrine and Covenants 52:14–19.
Review those verses and list the qualities of those who are “accepted of [Him]” or are considered to be “of God.”
List the blessings that will come to a person who obtains these qualities.
Advice for Missionaries
The revelation inDoctrine and Covenants 52was directed especially to those men whom the Lord called on missions. Write about three things you think modern missionaries could learn from what the Lord said to them.
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