In Part II we continue to discuss the power of covenants and the Law of Consecration.  Dr. Heward also teaches us how Joseph Smith and Edward Partridge argue but resolve their differences and Ezra Booth leaves the Church due to being offended on behalf of someone else. Learn how to become a wise steward, grow the cause of Zion, and to forgive with this powerful and life-changing episode.

Show notes:

  • 00:06 Historical Background to Section 51
  • 04:08 The Lord is Preparing His People for a Temple
  • 08:00 Emma and Joseph lose twins (and adopt twins)
  • 11:32 Prophets are Fallible but Saints Don’t Believe It
  • 14:52 How We Decide How Much is Our Surplus
  • 18:56 The Lord Requires Profound Discipleship
  • 20:44 Prophets are Wild Men Who Inspire Us to Do More 
  • 26:53 We Need Ordinances to Help Our Children Become Spiritual
  • 29:28 If You Have Access to the Sacrament Regularly, You are One of the Elect
  • 32:00 Edward Partridge Asks Joseph for Forgiveness
  • 34:03 Lydia Partridge States Zion is Worth Every Sacrifice
  • 40:11 Sister Craig’s Description of Zion
  • 45:01 Struggling with Our Past and Understanding Compensatory Blessings
  • 50:06 The Life Lesson of Ezra Booth and Being Offended for Someone Else
  • 51:26 Dr. Maclane Heward’s Testimony