RS/MP Lesson 4: “The Prophet Joseph Smith, God’s Instrument in Restoring the Truth” (George Albert Smith Manual)

For this weeks lesson I will use the scriptures in order to tackle some of the questions provided directly from the lesson manual. As always, I would suggest that you read the actual lesson.

Study the section that begins on page 36 and read Doctrine and Covenants 1:17–19. What can we learn about service in the Church from Joseph Smith’s example? Think of a time when you were given an assignment from the Lord and did not feel qualified. How did the Lord help you?

I will take each of these three verses in turn. While doing this, I will largely ignore the larger historical context behind these verses in order to answer the above questions. Doing this will allow me to apply the scriptures to our contemporary church service in a more succinct manner.

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