The Word of Wisdom is an interesting doctrine of all Latter Day Saints and Mormons that accept some form of the Doctrine and Covenants share. While we all enjoy the blessing of the revelation, it seems that each sect interprets it very differently. What does the Fellowship do with it?
The most important thing we can each learn in this life is how to love. We need to learn how to love ourselves, how to love our families, siblings, how to love our spouses, our children, neighbors, coworkers, friends, enemies, strangers and anyone that we come in contact with.
All holy books have truth and wisdom in them; yet we do not accept all holy books as scripture the way we do the Bible and Book of Mormon.
Faith crises and transitions can be scary. Making the decision to walk away from a faith community can be a traumatic and life altering experience.
Priests and Priestesses are called to "preach, teach, expound, exhort, baptize, and administer the Sacrament; to visit the house of each member, and exhort them to pray.
The Teacher, known in Hebrew as a Rabbi, are men and women that have been called and set apart to watch over the Church, and ensure the Church meets often.
If we want to build Zion we must move from the Church to the Kingdom.
All Deacons are to warn, expound, exhort, teach, and invite all to come to Christ.
"Wherefore, I, Moroni, am commanded to write these things, that evil may be done away, and that the time may come that Satan may have no power upon the hearts of the children of men." -Ether 3:102a RAV, 8:26a OPV
This week we take a look at revelations on building a temple for all Latter Day Saints, regardless of church, sect, or denomination.
"Ye shall receive power, after that the Holy Ghost is come upon you: and ye shall be witnesses unto me both in Jerusalem, and in all Judaea, and in Samaria, and unto the uttermost part of the earth." -Acts 1:8
"And it came to pass that as many as did believe him did go forth to a place which was called Mormon, having received its name from the king, being in the borders of the land having been infested by times, or at seasons, by wild beasts..." (see Alma 9:28-37 RAV, 18:1-7 OPV)