Understanding the Scriptures
|Depart, and go up hence (v. 1)||Leave the place you are in|
|Tidings (v. 4)||News|
|Ornaments (vv. 4, 6)||Decorative clothing and jewelry|
|Tabernacle (vv. 7, 10)||A tent. (This is not the tabernacle described in Exodus 25–27; 30.)|
|Without (v. 7)||Outside|
|Carry (v. 15)||Lead|
|Gracious (v. 19)||Kind and compassionate|
|Clift (v. 22)||Split|
Studying the Scriptures
Do activities A and B as you study Exodus 33.
What Did They Lose?
According to verses 7–11, what blessings did the children of Israel lose because of the attitude described above?
Write a brief example of how someone today could lose great blessings because of this same attitude.
Scripture Mastery—Exodus 33:11
Some nonmember friends do not believe the Joseph Smith story of the First Vision because they believe the Bible says man cannot see God. They may read to you Exodus 33:20. Explain how you would answer them using Exodus 33:11; JST, Exodus 33:20; and two other Bible scriptures showing that man can see God. You may need to use the study helps in your scriptures. Write the references you find in your scriptures next to Exodus 33:11.
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