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Why is it natural to assume that we can become like our heavenly parents?
We are spirit sons and daughters of a divine being. Just as a child develops attributes like their parents, we too will grow to be like ours divine parents
What two things are necessary to "receive ones full inheritance" as a child of God?
1. The Atonement of Jesus Christ
2. Obedience to the Laws and ordinances of the Gospel
Besides statements speaking of heavenly Mother's pro-creative role, what other roles have general leaders spoken about?
Wife of Heavenly Father, co-framer of the Plan of Salvation, Co-creator, Involved Parent in our lives, has equal rights, privileges, responsibilities
True or False: General authorities advise us not to speak about Heavenly Mother
What was Elder Bednar's "Reason 1" for why eternal marriage is essential to our exaltation?
The natures of male and female spirits complete and perfect each other, and therefore men and women are intended to progress together toward exaltation.
What was Elder Bednar's "Reason 2" for why eternal marriage is essential to our exaltation?
By divine design, both a man and a woman are needed to bring children into mortality and to provide the best setting for the rearing and nurturing of children. (the authorized channel)
Julie B. Beck taught that the theology of the family is based on...
The Creation, the Fall, and the Atonement
Dallin H. Oaks warned of which of the following efforts by Satan to destroy the plan?
- Discredit the Savior and divine authority
- Nullify the effects of the Atonement
- Counterfeit revelation
- Lead people away from the truth
- Contradict individual accountability
- Confuse gender
- Undermine marriage
- Discourage child-bearing
Which was the first commandment given to Adam and Eve?
"Be fruitful, and multiply"
What is necessary to make us agents to act instead of objects to be acted upon?
Justification and sanctification. The atonement's infinite virtue. Law, sin, righteousness, happiness, punishment, misery, God, us, Earth
"If Justification removes the punishment for past sin, then sanctification __________"
"removes the stain or effects of sin"
True or False: The atonement restores us to our previous innocent state
False: God's aim is much higher
True or False: If a prophet or apostle makes a statement in a formal setting, that constitutes doctrine
The Church exhorts all people to approach the gospel with the spirit and _____________
With intellect (reason and faith work together)
True or False: A great danger when determining truth is to decide an issue based on only partial information
How should we view the fact that some people are romantically attracted to people of the same gender?
We shouldn't label them for their feelings, thoughts, or behaviors. Not a condition. We are divine
True or False: In God's eyes, there really is such a thing as equal but not the same when it comes to His sons and daughters
True: we have different roles, but they're equal
True or False: Everyone who serves under the direction of one holding priesthood keys exercises priesthood authority
What is the most important help the Church can offer to those who have surrendered to sin (including sexual behavior between people of the same gender)?
Fulfill its divine mission to teach true doctrine and administer the divine ordinances of the restored gospel
What is the one exception to the fact that sisters do not officiate in priesthood ordinances?
The sacred work sisters do in the temple under the keys held by the temple president
What is the greatest compliment that can be earned in this life?
To be known as a covenant keeper
What is the best way to avoid divorce from an unfaithful, abusive, or unsupportive spouse?
Avoid marriage to such a person
The patriarchal order refers to ...
priesthood government by family organization
Before a man or woman could enter into a plural marriage, they had to...
obtain the approval of church leaders
"While you should be friendly with all people..."
"select with great care those whom you wish to have close to you. They will be your safeguards in situations where you may vacillate between choices."
What are the 3 P's of dating Elder Oaks mentioned?
Planned, Paid for, Paired off
Sister Oaks counseled women to ________- while still single
- dedicate time to Heavenly Father (consecrate)
- develop domestic talents, talents of love and service
- Be balanced and go forward
- Remember your first calling is a mother or father
Elder Robbins explained what set apart the attributes from 1 Corinthians 13 from the World's list of necessary attributes. What was that difference?
True love, charity includes agency
"implicit in asking in faith is the precedent requirement that we _________"
do everything in our power to accomplish the goal that we seek
Before asking God's confirmation we should...
- study it out in our minds
- make a decision
- Act for yourself
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