Tuesday – Literature & Language (8 min)


Literature and Language

Scriptures for LITERATURE

“become acquainted with all good books and …. people” D&C 90:15
“Seek ye out of the best books words of wisdom” D&C 88:118

Discussion:  LuJean’s “7 Loves”

Scriptures for LANGUAGE

“become acquainted with languages” D&C 59:15
“then will I turn to the people a pure language, that they may all call upon the name of the Lord, to serve him with one consent.” Zephaniah 3:9

We can learn the language by how we study to scriptures (Look to Learn, instead of just reading)
How to study the scriptures – word, letter, sentence

  • Words/definitions –
    • dispensation – Old English to dispense – the pour out, transfer out truth and power of God, starts a new, calls a prophet, priest – ordinances, temples, endowed, to bring about a condition of Zion, period of time where one prophet on the earth, some overlap, not a specific amount of time.
    • Look up in the Bible dictionary and 1828 dictionary
    • Phrases – partial thoughts
    • Principles – truths
      • What excuses am I accepting so as not to receive and understand the principles?
  • Sentence – the smallest line of an idea
  • Paragraph – the smallest line of thought

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