Join Taylor and Tyler this week as they discuss the revelations to Oliver Cowdery, Hyrum Smith, Samuel Smith, Joseph Smith Sr, and Joseph Knight. Then they will go on to talk about some of the early challenges for the saints. Tyler and his wife, Kiplin, will dive into Section 25 and discuss the special revelation to Emma and the personal applications that we can learn from it. __________________________________________________ Download our free scripture study tool: Sign up for our weekly emails to receive notifications and more Come, Follow Me resources: __________________________________________________ 0:00 Introduction: Guidance and instruction provided for a newly formed Church 2:46 D&C23 - compilation of revelations given for 5 men. A common reassurance is given that they are not condemned. 5:32 Instruction for Oliver Cowdery 6:36 Word study on pride 8:07 Instruction for Hyrum Smith 10:25 Instruction for Samuel Smith 11:22 Instruction for Joseph Smith Sr. 12:52 Instruction for Joseph Knight 16:36 Historical background for D&C 24 20:41 The Lord lifts His people out of their afflictions. 22:43 Finding hope. Look at verb tense to see past help given, guidance for the present time, and instruction for future responsibilities. 29:37 D&C 24: 13 “Require not miracles”. God does not use miracles to convert people to the truth. 30:40 D&C 25 Revelation for Emma Smith begins with affirmations about her identity, her covenant relationship with God, and the blessings of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. 35:28 Repentance is a process of discipleship and can be compared to a young child learning to walk. 40:46 Verse 4: Why we need to TRUST in God and in His wisdom How can we work on trusting Him more? 44:21 Verses 5,6, 14 - Principles to apply to marriage and all relationships: Provide comfort and consoling words in a spirit of meekness. 50:07 Verses 6 and 14: What does it mean to BE WITH someone? How can we take delight in our spouse and glory in their success? 53:47 Covenant connection in relationships: mourning with those who mourn, comforting those who stand in need of comfort, rejoicing with those who rejoice. 54:36 Verse 7: “Expound scriptures... according as it shall be given thee by my spirit”. The most powerful application will be in our homes and families. 59:10 Verse 10 “Lay aside the things of this world and seek for the things of a better”. FOCUS on the better things. 1:01:50 Verse 12 “My soul delighteth in the song of the heart”. Music invites the Spirit and connects us with God. 1:10:38 The question of identity... don’t be afraid of the wrestle. Stay with Jesus and trust Him. Part of the glorious restoration is to restore life, light, truth, love, and beauty to the world. 1:13:44 Concluding testimony Timestamps courtesy of Tammy Hulse __________________________________________________ This channel may make use of copyrighted material, the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. This constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this channel is offered publicly and without profit, to the public users of the internet for comment and nonprofit educational and informational purposes. Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for "fair use" for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. In such cases, fair use is permitted. No copyright(s) is/are claimed. The content is broadcasted for Study, Research, and Educational purposes. The broadcaster gains no profit from broadcasted content. This falls under "Fair Use" guidelines. #BookofMormonCentral #ComeFollowMeInsights #SpreadLightAndGoodness