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COME UNTO CHRIST

January 23, 2016 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Adulterous Woman Alone with Jesus, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. We invite you to use this study guide as a tool to increase your knowledge and love for our Savior, Jesus Christ. The reading for each day includes approximately 50-75 verses of scripture (about 10-15 minutes of reading per day), with…

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Day 1 | Here Am I; Send Me

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Detail from Sistine Chapel, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING John 1:1-14 Abraham 3:19-28 D&C 88:4-13, 93:1-5, 20-24 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How do you feel about yourself when you think that you knew and were known by Christ in the pre-existence? Does it give you confidence to know…

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Day 2 | Called Jesus Christ

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Michelangelo Buonarroti, Isaiah Detail. Sistine Chapel, Vatican (public domain). DAILY READING Mosiah 3:5-23 Helaman 14:1-13 Isaiah 53 Moses 6:50-68 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Does the fulfillment of these prophecies inspire you as the Lord intended? Does prophecy limit free agency (must these things come to pass)? Why are the Book of Mormon…

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Day 3 | Was Born Jesus

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Sallie Poet, Women in Christ’s Line. Museum of Church History and Art, Salt Lake City (used with permission). DAILY READING Matthew 1:1-17 Luke 3:23–38 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why does the lineage of Christ matter to us? Do you sense that Christ had a lineage that would give him standing among the…

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Day 4 | Prophet of the Highest

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov (1806–1858), Head of John the Baptist, Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow (public domain) DAILY READING Luke 1:1-25, 57-80 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Have you ever questioned, as did Zacharias, whether the Lord could work a miracle through you? Have you found joy and satisfaction when called to play a supportive role—like…

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Day 5 | Handmaid of the Lord

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

William Bouguereau, L’innocence, 1893, Private Collection (public domain). DAILY READING Matthew 1:18-25 Luke 1:26-56 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Can you imagine how Mary must have felt at the appearance and message of the angel? Would you be willing to say, “Behold the handmaiden [servant] of the Lord, be it unto me according…

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Day 6 | Her Firstborn Son

December 19, 2015 / 0 comments

Gerard van Honthorst, Adoration of the Shepherds, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Luke 2:1-20 1 Nephi 11:8-23 3 Nephi 1:4-22 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Watching these events as a spirit, how do you think you felt? What do you think Mary “pondered” in her heart? SUPPLEMENTAL READING Bethlehem is the…

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Day 7 | Did She Know?

December 19, 2015 / 1 comment

Gerard Horenbout, Nativity, 1517British Library (public domain). DAILY READING There is no scripture reading assigned today. Use this day to catch up as needed and ponder the supplemental reading. For Younger Disciples SUPPLEMENTAL READING Even as believers, however, when we are a part of encapsulating events, we can scarcely savor all that swirls about us….

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Day 8 | Was Called Jesus

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Giovanni Bellini, The Presentation of Jesus at the Temple, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Luke 2:21-39 Malachi 3 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why did Simeon have such a complete vision of the mission of Christ—perhaps even greater than Joseph and Mary? In what way do we “present…

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Day 9 | The Grace of God

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Georges de La Tour, Joseph the Carpenter, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Matthew 2 JST Matthew 3:4-6, 24–26 Luke 2:40-52 Helaman 14:1-9 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Isn’t it remarkable how the words, “Go and search diligently for the young child” were used by both enemies and followers of Christ? Are…

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Day 10 | Came John the Baptist

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, Baptism of Christ, Used with permission DAILY READING Matthew 3:1-12 JST Matthew 3:34–36 Mark 1:1-8 Luke 3:1-20 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How does getting acquainted with John the Baptist strengthen your relationship with Christ? In what ways is your stewardship as a disciple of Christ like John’s mission? SUPPLEMENTAL…

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Day 11 | I, John, Bear Record

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Anton Raphael Mengs, St. John, the Baptist, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING John 1:15-28; 3:22-36 JST-John 1:15–28 D&C 93:6-19 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How does John’s declaration that “He must increase, but I must decrease” apply to your life? Like John, do you feel you can be a witness until…

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Day 12 | Having Set the Example

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Baptism of Jesus, Brooklyn Museum, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Matthew 3:13-17 Mark 1:9-11 Luke 3:21-22 John 1:29-34 1 Nephi 10:7-10 2 Nephi 31:4-21 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Have you considered the fact that Christ was baptized as much for you as for himself? Are there times…

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Day 13 | Angels Ministered

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Philips Augustijn Immenraet, Jesus is Tempted, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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Day 14 | How Knoweth a Man?

November 10, 2015 / 0 comments

Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, The Wedding Feast at Cana, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING There is no scripture reading assigned today. Use this day to catch up as needed and ponder the supplemental reading. For Younger Disciples SUPPLEMENTAL READING Knowing Christ is not only a prerequisite to salvation, but also the very essence…

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Day 15 | Miracles Did Jesus

October 18, 2015 / 0 comments

William Brassey Hole, Jesus Counsels Nicodemus, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING John 2, 3:1-21 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How does Christ’s approach to Nicodemus exhibit love and patience? How does Christ’s teaching style, when dealing with sincere seekers, differ from when he dealt with those trying to trap him? Which…

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Day 16 | I That Speak

October 18, 2015 / 0 comments

Angelica Kauffmann, Christ and the Samaritan Woman at the Well, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING John 4:1-42 JST-John 4:1-4 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What can we learn from the fact that Christ asked the Woman at the Well to do something for him before he began to unfold his message…

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Day 17 | This Joseph’s Son

October 18, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Jesus Unrolls the Book in the Synagogue, Brooklyn Museum, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Matthew 4:12-17 Luke 4:14-30 Isaiah 61 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Have you felt it easier to teach strangers than members of your family? Why is that so? Do you at times fail to see value…

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Day 18 | All Men Seek for Thee

October 18, 2015 / 0 comments

Eustache LeSueur, Jesus Heals a Blindman, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Mark 1:21-45 Luke 4:31-44 John 4:43-54 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ When was the last time you experienced a miracle? Does expecting a miracle evidence the presence or absence of faith? How do Christ’s miracles demonstrate his love? SUPPLEMENTAL READING…

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Day 19 | They Forsook All

October 18, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, Christ and the Fishermen, Used with permission. DAILY READING Matthew 4:18-25 Mark 1:14-20 Luke 5:1-11, 27-35 John 1:35-51 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How do you feel as you consider Christ’s invitation to “Come Follow [Him]?” Is this a commandment? Are you able to follow Him before you have all…

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