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Day 40 | And Two Small Fishes

July 7, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot. The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription DAILY READING Matthew 14:14-21 Mark 6:32-44 John 6:1-14 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why study these multiple accounts of the same miracle? Was the crowd at fault for not bringing food with them? After the leftovers were gathered,…

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Day 41 | I Am That Bread of Life

July 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Rembrandt van Rijn, Head of Christ, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING John 6:22-71 JST-John 6:44 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Do you feast on the Bread of Life daily? How do you handle challenging or difficult gospel doctrine? How can Christ dwell in us, and we in Him? SUPPLEMENTAL READING During…

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Day 42 | The Dragon Skin

July 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Giuseppe Craffonara, Christus, Image from Buchhändler, [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 A Metaphor for Forgiveness: Eustace and the Dragon Skin So I started scratching myself and my scales…

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Day 43 | Be Made Whole

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Ivan Aivazovsky, Walking on Water, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons DAILY READING Matthew 14:22-36 Mark 6:45-56 John 5 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What great blessing do you seek in your life right now? Are you making progress toward it? In the Lord’s work, are you of good cheer? When you do good,…

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Day 44 | Hear, and Understand

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Jean Germain Drouais, The Woman of Canaan at the Feet of Christ, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 15:1-28 Mark 7 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What is required for miraculous healing to take place? How do bad thoughts and behaviors defile a person? How is the higher law of Jesus…

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Day 45 | They Did Eat

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Jesus Heals the Lame an the Blind on the Mountain, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING Matthew 15:29-39, 16:1-12 Mark 8:1-21 Luke 9:10-17 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ How can you discern false doctrine? Where is true doctrine sure to be found? How does God feed you because of…

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Day 46 | Thou Art the Christ

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Titian, Carrying of the Cross, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 16:13-28 JST-Matthew 16:27–29 Mark 8:22-38 Luke 9:18-27 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why do you think it took multiple tries on Jesus’ part to heal the blind man? How does that apply to our lives and efforts to be healed?…

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Day 47 | His Face Did Shine

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Giovanni Gerolamo Savoldo Transfiguration, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 17:1-13 JST-Matthew 17:10–14 Mark 9:1-13 Luke 9:28-36 D&C 110 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why should access to those with priesthood keys matter so much to you? Why was it important for Peter, James, and John to witness the Transfiguration? What…

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Day 48 | Lord, I Believe

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Jesus and the Little Child, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING Matthew 17:14-27 Mark 9:14-32 Luke 9:37-45 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What limits your ability to receive inspiration and revelation? Do you ever feel like echoing the words, “Lord, I believe; help thou mine unbelief”? How do prayer…

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Day 49 | Love the Lord

June 14, 2015 / 0 comments

Giuseppe Craffonara, Christus, Image by Buchhändler, [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 [T]here is a significant difference in the breathtaking wording of the first great commandment compared with that…

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Day 50 | I Will Follow Thee

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

Domenico Fetti, Parable of the Wicked Servant, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING Matthew 18:11-35 Mark 9:38-50 Luke 9:49-62 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why are little children so important to God? What in practical terms do you think it means that “their angels do always behold the face of my Father”?…

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Day 51 | Rivers of Living Water

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Reconstruction of Jerusalem and the Temple of Herod, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING John 7 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Do you make righteous judgments? What is the foundation of your personal belief in God and His Son Jesus Christ? How could members of Jesus’ own extended family not…

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Day 52 | Go and Sin No More

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Adulterous Woman Alone with Jesus, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING John 8 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ When, if ever, is guilt a good thing? Christ, Messiah, and Light of the World are some of Jesus’ titles. How many others can you think of? Jesus had fulfilled…

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Day 53 | Who Is My Neighbor

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

William Henry Margetson, The Good Samaritan, (Public domain) via The Athenaeum. DAILY READING Luke 10 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What special powers do the Lord’s representatives have? Are the approaches to service of Mary and Martha mutually exclusive, or complementary to one another? Why do we often transform Jesus’ words, “that good…

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Day 54 | Teach Us to Pray

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Le Pater Noster (The Lord’s Prayer), Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription DAILY READING Luke 11 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Why did Jesus’ disciples ask Him to teach them to pray? Why don’t we in the Church regularly recite “the Lord’s Prayer” verbatim? After overcoming a temptation, are you ever…

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Day 55 | Consider the Lilies

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, The Man who Hoards, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING Luke 12 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Are you rich toward God? Who knows when Jesus’ Second Coming will be? How can we confess Christ before men, without driving them away? SUPPLEMENTAL READING There is no indication in this…

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Day 56 | Becoming a Saint

May 21, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, A Concourse of Angels, Used with artist’s permission. 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 I suspect that many Church members are much more familiar with the nature of the redeeming and…

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Day 57 | Kingdom of God

April 28, 2015 / 0 comments

James Tissot, Accursed Fig Tree, Brooklyn Museum, Purchased by public subscription. DAILY READING Luke 13 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ What about the tiny mustard seed makes it perfect for Christ’s parable? What lesson can you learn from the parable of the leaven? Are there any Mormon traditions or preferences that we promote,…

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Day 58 | I Am the Light

April 28, 2015 / 0 comments

El Greco, Healing the Blind, [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. DAILY READING John 9 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Have you ever been cast out of or barred from a place or situation? How did you feel? How does sin cause spiritual blindness? How can a person have physical sight and be spiritually…

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Day 59 | Shepherd of the Sheep

April 28, 2015 / 0 comments

J. Kirk Richards, Every Knee Shall Bow, Used with permission of artist. DAILY READING John 10 3 Nephi 15:17-24 For Younger Disciples CONSIDER AS YOU READ Who are the “sheep of the other folds” that Jesus refers to? Why were they separated from the Jews? In what ways is Jesus truly our Good Shepherd? When…

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