It covered a wide range of topics and contained some good insights. I definitely would have enjoyed reading it along with the quorum I like to think of the weeks that we cover the manual as the book club weeks. Here are a few of the insights that I pulled out: "I will be, when my life's labor is complete, the product of my thoughts.
There have been some who have belittled him, but I would like to say that those who have done so will be forgotten and their remains will go back to mother earth, if they have not already gone, and the odor of their infamy will never die, while the glory and honor and majesty and courage and fidelity manifested by the Prophet Joseph Smith will attach to his name forever.
It is evident in the lives of some that they deprive themselves of the brain power they might enjoy, by the continued use of things our Heavenly Father has said are not good; they become less intelligent as a result, and fail to make the preparation for Eternal life that should be their ambition. View 2 comments. Feb 10, Petrea rated it it was amazing Shelves: petrea-s-book-shelf. I wanted to read the entire book in case some chapters would be missed, or I would miss church some weeks. He was the President of the Church when I was a child.
I loved reading about this kind, gentle man, and also reading his teachings, especially about faith, prayer, kindness, and charity. The last chapter on living in perilous times is wonderful--especially coupled with some parts of the Book of Mormon. He was a General Authority during both World Wars and the depression--times that were pos I wanted to read the entire book in case some chapters would be missed, or I would miss church some weeks.
He was a General Authority during both World Wars and the depression--times that were possibly even worse than our times, and yet his voice was clear and steady about the importance of living keeping the commandments and creating peaceful homes, and especially about being examples for good--anchors in the communities, radiating sunlight and cheer wherever we go. Jan 30, Sara rated it really liked it. Lots of great lessons on faith, charity and forgiveness.
He was a General Authority during both World Wars and the depression, a really tough time for our nation and yet his voice was clear and steady about the importance of living keeping the commandments and creating peaceful homes, and especially about being examples for good--anchors in the communities, radiating the light of Christ wherever we go. Aug 09, Stephanie P rated it really liked it Shelves: non-fiction.
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I didn't feel like I knew much about George Albert Smith compared to other presidents of the church and so I liked being able to learn more about his life and his teachings. He was a really inspirational man. Sep 29, Layne rated it it was amazing Shelves: religion.
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Another great book in the series. On to the next one. Aug 08, Harry Burnside rated it it was amazing. Aug 19, Daniel Clark rated it it was amazing. He was a gentle soul, and I want to be kinder and better from what I read, which makes this a great book to me! This quote reminds us that we can't forget the best books of all, the scriptures: "What mattereth it, though we understand Homer and Shakespeare and Milton and I might enumerate all the great writers of the world if we have failed to read the scriptures we have missed the better part of this wo This man of God was the Prophet and President of the church around the time WWII was ending.
My brethren and sisters, all the truth that is … necessary for our salvation, is contained within We may not possess a library of two or three thousand volumes, but we may possess at small cost a priceless library that has cost the best blood that has ever been in this world. Jan 02, Erin rated it really liked it. I started this book a year ago. I was surprised at how little I knew about George Albert Smith and yet how much I love his teachings. I loved reading about his personal creed in the beginning of this book.
As much as I loved reading about him and his life, I feel "jiped" that I hadn't read or heard about many of these stories before.
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I guess the reason being that I was not yet born while he was the prophet. McKay was prophet. I love this book and it will be a permanent addition to my resource library. Jan 07, Aaron rated it it was amazing Shelves: books-read-in I did not know much about George Albert Smith before reading this book, but I now feel great respect and admiration for the man. He seems like he was a humble, some-what flawed, yet truly great individual. I am very glad to have learned more of his teachings. Something interesting I learned in the book is why the former latter-day prophets taught that we should have one-year's worth of food stored up.
It dates back to Brigham Young's instructions to the saints to prepare for crop failure at lea I did not know much about George Albert Smith before reading this book, but I now feel great respect and admiration for the man. It dates back to Brigham Young's instructions to the saints to prepare for crop failure at least, per George Albert Smith. Now, President Hinckley has slightly modified the "food storage" suggestion to three months' worth. Jun 12, Brittany rated it it was amazing Shelves: lds , biography-memoir.
This was actually the first Teachings of Presidents of the Church manuals I read on my own cover to cover. Being in Primary now though motivated to keep up with the Relief Society topics. I'm so glad I did! I started out reading 1 chapter a week, but was soon reading a chapter a day-sometimes more! I didn't know much about George Albert Smith before starting this book, but I now have a deep love and respect for the man.
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He truly exemplified so many Christlike characteristics that are so importan This was actually the first Teachings of Presidents of the Church manuals I read on my own cover to cover. He truly exemplified so many Christlike characteristics that are so important, yet so difficult to have. He truly loved everyone and I admire his optimism and fortitude. I now plan to read a biography on him. I need to search out a good one.
Jun 21, Katie rated it liked it. President Smith served from In that span of time he gave many powerful discourses which as a church we studied and read during President Smith was a very kind man. One possibility to account for this may be that many Hispanic youth may choose to participate in English-language ministries, and that as they marry and have children they are bitten by the cultural bug and Spanish becomes more important to them again.
Phone: Email: sjworkman worldnet. These two denominations, which were themselves the result of earlier unions, had their roots in Congregational, Christian, Evangelical, and Reformed denominations. The UCC's 5, congregations claim about 1. Created in , the UCC has brought together ecclesiastical bodies rooted in English Puritanism, American frontier revivalism, and German religious history.
In this book, the contributors attempt to move beyond the four main streams of the UCC - the UCC "historical orthodoxy. It explores such areas as Native American Protestantism, black Christian churches, a schism in the German Reformed Church, Armenian congregationalism's missionary beginnings, German congregationalism, blacks and the American Missionary Association, Deaconess ministries, the Schwenkfelders, the Calvin Synod Hungarian , women's work and women's boards, and.
The denomination maintains headquarters in Lake Elmo, Minnesota, a suburb of St. The CCCC was organized in by some Congregational Christian Churches CCC and ministers who disagreed with what they perceived as unacceptable liberal theological, moral, and political stances espoused or tolerated by the majority of the CCC congregations and national leadership. As of , the CCCC had 42, members in churches. It has experienced steady growth since its founding. As of , there were congregations in 30 states.
Our member churches include those who are Congregational, Christian, and Evangelical and Reformed in their background, as well as independent Community churches. Our member ministers also come from diverse backgrounds. Though we are solidly committed to the basic doctrines of the Christian faith, we allow for diversity in many areas where Christians have tended to disagree.
Though our members hold strong biblical convictions, we do not believe that Christians should divide over secondary issues. As an evangelical denomination, in obedience to Jesus Christ, we work together to advance the kingdom of our Lord through evangelism, church planting and missions. In , it had an active membership of less than 50, and about congregations, the majority of which are concentrated in the USA. The word Cumberland comes from the Cumberland River Valley where the church was founded.
There is historical evidence in the writings of several of the founders that indicate they did not intend the split to be permanent and certainly did not anticipate a long-standing separate denomination. On February 4, , near what later became Burns, Tennessee, in the log cabin home of the Rev. Samuel McAdow, he, the Rev. Finis Ewing and the Rev. Samuel King reorganized Cumberland Presbytery. After rapid growth, Cumberland Presbytery became Cumberland Synod in and the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination in when the General Assembly of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church was established.
The General Assembly voted by a significant majority for the union in the meeting. Over the years, the bitterness subsided but has never entirely been forgotten. However, the Presbyterian Church U. The goal is to reach out to Hispanics in the area of your church by meeting needs, both Spiritual and Social through a ministry of the local church.
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Program ideas: - English Class in the Church. By means of this activity one is able to make contact and develop a relationship. It is not necessary that the teacher speak Spanish to teach English. Part of the class would involve a Spanish Speaker coming to one Aspecial class and share the Gospel message. Require that people who receive food attend a one hour conference on something like: - Healthy family life; US customs, culture and religion; The importance of Faith, etc Once again the idea is finding a time and place where the Gospel message could be presented. Immigrants need someone to help them fill out forms and applications and find affordable housing.
Church volunteers could provide this service. Part of the service might involve a prayer service that deals with the needs these people are trying to meet. The goal in the above cases is to make contact, show compassion and open doors so someone who speaks Spanish can share Christ.