And let's make sure we understand that because we're talking about The Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints, but we can't be narrow enough to not believe that it's also anyone who believes in Jesus Christ as well. Okay, so we've just finished studying first Nephi chapter 11 through vlah. That you were armed with as a little kid because of a plain and precious truth. Regina is an American-Italian member of the Church, living and listening to Sunday on Monday in Italy. Becky, did you want to say that? Okay. We're not going to go there right now. Yeah. Yeah, you're his Pearl of Great Price. It's in the list of spiritual gifts. Fine twined linen: Linen is a garment of the righteousness of the saints. Who founded it? And this is where we get into the archetype of women in Scripture. Now, why is she dressed in all of that if she's the Great and Abominable Church, what's she trying to do? So those words can be used interchangeably, but it means the silks would be dyed white, to be completely pure, free of any blemish or any stain. What's the purpose? I can't be the only one who doesn't understand what they're saying. I want there to be, I want everybody to be a good person. And I love to number my scriptures, anytime there's a list of things, I'm in a number 1,2,3, whatever it is. And then you said, "I've been pondering on this." We are His children. Just compared to, you know, the membership of the church is growing, but it's, we're still outnumbered. Haley and her husband Mike host their own amateur travel podcast and are expecting their long-awaited first baby in June 2020. Silver: Silver symbolized redemption and that the tabernacle, which stood on sockets of silver, was to be understood as the place of redemption. The Savior's mother would be "a virgin, most beautiful and fair above all other virgins. Oh, that delay. And when we find out that the whole purpose of that is just to bring us down and to destroy us, one of the things that's interesting is that there's a way to fight that. I don't think just for me, I mean, I've never thought of it that way, just for me, but I do think for all of us. Answer: Every member who has been baptized into the Church. Whore/Harlots: As is the mother, so is her daughter (Ezek. She went to college and received her both her bachelor's and master’s degrees from BYU. When you say Satan is creating this church that looks like the Church of Christ? Central to our Heavenly Father's plan is Jesus Christ's atonement. So I do believe that but maybe I actually don't believe that because I didn't, I don't know. Those are both really good answers. I don't know, no longer held back from something. There's a lot of things to discuss on this topic and we want to understand a couple things, who it is, where it came from, why it exists and what its future looks like. He says the best thing about his life today is being a member of the Church, having the family unit that he so desperately wanted as a child, and his calling in the Church. And for those of you listening, tell us, what was your big takeaway this week? Why do I need it here? The number five, I think, on the list that house of Israel shall no more be confounded. Yeah, prostitute. It's very good. Tyler was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, enjoying the “Show-Me State” until he served his mission in Fresno, California. After buying a house and settling nicely into a family ward, she was set up on (another) blind date with a widower, which miraculously worked and catapulted her into married life and became an insta-mom to two little girls. 3,214 records for Tammy Hall. It's always good to have friends in the room with me because then we get to discuss and have fun and kind of joke like we normally do. Central to our [Heavenly] Father’s plan is Jesus Christ’s Atonement.5'. So grab your headphones and let’s spend this Christmas reflecting on what we learned this year from the Book of Mormon. . I love it. But somewhere it says he has the power to prick our heel, but we have the power to. She loves that Lord and the gospel. I believe that." Exactly. . Rebecca Dowdle comes to us from 2,478 miles away where she grew up in the forest of Maine with her parents and four siblings. He later remarried, marrying Tammy’s sister whom he had the biggest crush on while growing up. These are truths that were lost in the Bible as Joseph Smith stated earlier. Why would they be confounded? Good thing we have tissues, huh? Tamu resides in Provo, Utah, with her husband, Keith, and a few good kids. So we're going to study a little bit about that in our next section. The "mother of abominations" would gather multitudes upon the face of the earth—all the nations of the Gentiles—"to fight against the Lamb of God. Give me some more of your thoughts. Commentators make this connection partly because gold is pure, incorruptible, precious, and glorious. Any other thoughts? "And it came to pass that I be held the Church of the Lamb of God, and its numbers were few, because of the wickedness and abominations of the whore who sat upon many waters.". Irvin, Patricia Ann, 76, Johnstown, passed away January 10, 2021. Her most recent projects include the book Can I Get an Amen? She's the prostitute, the whore, the virgin, the good woman, and so when you are able to acknowledge that and then when you go, "Oh, she's good," in Christ sense, it's Christ people Christ's Church, then it makes sense that Satan would be like, then let me choose a whore the complete opposite of goodness.". We know it's a gift. Isn't that interesting? I like, I'm going to do that. Born February 21, 1944 to the late Clarence and Mildred (Rippin) Slippy. The cats did pass away though. Number two, be numbered among the house of Israel. . It doesn't bother me as much because if the ideal, if Christ Church is a woman, that's pretty flattering to me. Money, I was gonna say security would definitely be money. So nobody forced him to come down. . I'm so glad you guys are here today. You'll be numbered among the sead of the Father. They were bad. Or are my shoulders crazy tense or listening to my body and what my emotions are doing to my body? But when the Prophet has been saying, "The gathering of Israel," then that's just bringing people to Christ. Becky, will you please read this list of plain and precious truths that have been brought back to us because of the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and Pearl of Great Price. Now we know from scripture that Satan has been vying for this power and recognition. In his second coming in the last days, he would reverse that order, his appearance and message first going to the Gentiles and then to the Jews; thus "the last shall be first, and the first shall be last. Because I'm like, why is that even in my head? Tell me what your takeaway is, what did you learn today? Tyler began his law enforcement career in August of 2000. Or the pondering. Joseph Smith’s translation of the Bible restored many of the plain and precious things that were lost. Find full episodes of the Sunday on Monday study group here. Later its doctrinal integrity would be violated and many of its "plain and precious" doctrines lost. This is an interesting thing because the word pondering down below if you look at your footnote for chapter 11, verse one. Cause our time. ", He would choose "twelve disciples" to minister to the seed of Lehi in the New World as subordinates to the twelve apostles in the Old World. And here's what we're introduced to the word "whore." She went to college and received both her bachelor's and master’s degrees from BYU. And well verse four talks about, "And I saw among the nations of the Gentiles a formation of a great church." 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It says, "I believe the Bible as it read when it came from the pen of the original writers. So yes, when we've been asking these sweet teenagers to be a part of God's battalion, right, to go out and to bring people back to the house of Israel, it's so exciting. What even is, what does pondering look like? . Eventually, those who did not belong to Christ's church would, by choice or default, be claimed by the other. Because, first of all, and I like how Becky said, I don't like that kind of talk. Okay, so we're going to talk about that next. And so you can basically study your scriptures for 10 minutes a day and call it good, which I think is so cool. And seed, Abraham had two kids, two boys, right? Today's special quiz : There are 3 modes on DoubleU's Multi-hand Video Poker. Aliah Hall-Eggington is a California transplant living here in Utah with her husband and two children. . Tamara Uzelac Hall grew up in Utah and Missouri fully intending to get married, raise her 12 children while putting her husband through medical school, God had other plans. Sharmaine Howell is a wife to the man of her dreams and mother to five kids. Sharon Lee Staples is a convert to the Church. Scarlets: Most often in scripture, the colors red and scarlet represent sin or the blood of Christ that was shed because of sin. A whore or harlot has no covenant ties to one man, no one loyalty but many (called a whore in 14) or only loyalty herself. We're going to read about what the future of the great and abominable church looks like in first Nephi chapter 14, verses 11 through 14. 2. I I can offer you redemption. He was in October 2015 conference, he just gets put in, he's asked to come up and share some of his thoughts and feelings. Christ would heal the sick and those "afflicted with all manner of diseases, and with devils and unclean spirits. the church must think of itself as a bride adorned for her husband. Anytime you say that word, "Hosanna," or hear it, that's what you're saying, "Save, oh God, save we pray." And I do so in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.". You didn't wear linen on an everyday occurrence. Tamara Uzelac Hall grew up in Utah and Missouri fully intending to get married, raise her 12 children while putting her husband through medical school, God had other plans. . Okay, because see, that's what I was confused on. Confounded. And again, I like to number scriptures, here we go, have number one, "received the truth." Yeah, it's to anyone. Christ's appearance and teachings in the New World would be recorded, hidden, and brought forth in the Book of Mormon, compensating (along with other latter-day revelations) for the loss of biblical truths. I think my takeaway was, when I was studying about the the great whore, the great and abominable church, it's the nerd in me, but when I was starting to figure out what silver means and gold means, I was like, "Wow, he is the master deceiver. And the tabernacle when they were in the wilderness for 40 years, they would set posts and heavy silver to give the tabernacle stability. So Abraham had a son and his son that he was supposed to sacrifice his name is? Tamara Uzelac Hall grew up in Utah and Missouri fully intending to get married, raise her 12 children while putting her husband through medical school, God had other plans. And so you look at that you go, "Oh, she's super fancy and rich," but each word has a specific symbol. So the Great and Abominable Church is called a whore or a harlot. Stop. When you go get your patriarchal blessing, the whole purpose of that blessing is to find out what tribe you're from. I remember that being taught at some point. Tammany Hall, also known as the Society of St. Tammany, the Sons of St. Tammany, or the Columbian Order, was a New York City political organization founded in 1786 and incorporated on … Probably also because of a touch of ADD. There might be more, but three reasons why this church exists. And she said, "Yes." Her favorite things include key lime anything, DIY projects, planning their next vacation, Halloween, and her orange tabby cat, Rufio. Anyway. But clearly that's, you know. So grab your scriptures and let's dig in. Yeah, I actually have a question. He hasn't made any of these things known." We're going to see who we are as believers and who the false church, the Great Abominable Church is. Question: Who is apart of the house of Israel? Thank you, both of you for sharing, that was really beautiful. I've got my patriarchal blessing on my phone and I was trying to find the exact phrase but one thing that I've tried to do better and I'm not perfect at it yet, but it says in my patriarchal blessing that you will be like a led to find answers. "These are the words which I have shared hundreds of times with both those who belong to the Church, and many who are not members. Kawasaki Convention Hall offers easy and convenient accesses from the major terminal stations, including Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Shibuya and Yokohama stations, and within a 4-min. It sounds like being quiet and sitting and but meditation is like, there's some brain work involved in meditation. They are pictured as a female—the bride, another example of a virtuous woman: “And to her [the covenant bride] was granted that she should be arrayed in fine linen, clean and white: for the fine linen is the righteousness of saints” (italics added, Rev. Yeah, like, Oh, he's so handsome. Well section 138 is proof of that. Sharmaine currently resides in Draper, Utah. It's through some other source that I get my answers which, again, I'm not perfect at it, but even just being aware of that has been super helpful for me. We do not read of silver being in heaven. I was also going to say the imagery of the pit being filled by those who digged it is like, a little bit alarming and a little bit graphic like, "Oh my gosh, there's gonna be a pit full of bodies. So let's figure out who it is. Yeah. The great and abominable church might just be his greatest work. For me, I think my meditating and pondering happens in the shower. ", The virgin mother of the Son of God would be "carried away in the Spirit," conceiving and giving birth "after the manner of the flesh Nevertheless, I do not know the meaning of all things." . And he says, "The angel spake unto me, saying: These last records which thou has seen among the Gentiles shall establish the truth of the first." 5. 19:8). 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