Wednesday, September 7, 2011

What They Said Wednesday–Elder L. Tom Perry

 

Talk: Elder L. Tom Perry of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

(Sabbath Day Observance)
  • Testifies that President Monson is the Prophet.
  • Old Testament testifies of life and people
  • New Testament - Savior should be the centerpiece of our lives
  • 1 Timothy 4:  Strength in purity
  • God rested in the creation and expect Children to do the same.
  • Sabbath Day Observance
    • Worship
      • Adam & Eve were commanded when thrown out of the garden
    • Sacrament
      • Christ established, shall ALWAYS do; to ALWAYS remember Him; to ALWAYS have His Spirit with us.
      • Center of Sabbath Day Observance
      • The Sacrament was made for Man; Not the Man made for the Sacrament
  • Priesthood Power
  • Keep unspotted
    • Avoid worldly distractions
    • Appropriate Sunday Attire (attitudes and actions follow)
  • Offer OUR Sacraments to the Lord
    • We all make errors
    • Melvin J. Ballard - Place for self investigations... Rectify our course.
    • Covenant of our Baptism renewed
    • Opportunity to minister to others
  • Rest from our labors
    • Not just closing your business on Sundays
    • Everyday work of our lives
      • Example: working from home, sports contests
  • Remember the blessings of ATTENDING Sacrament meetings
    • Keeping His commandments = have His Spirit to be with us