The number two thing is, in verse two, "and harden not their hearts against the Lamb of God." But we love him. And he thought, I know what I can do. Because he lived in St. Louis, Tyler is a die-hard Cardinals fan (go Cards!). And I say, "This is the house of Israel, Jacob's name was changed to Israel. Which, what's the house of Israel? It appears, then, that silver, as it pertains to the temple, signifies the source of redemption via saving ordinances performed under proper priesthood authority. I was reeling from it for days when I'm thinking about, "Wow, Satan is the great imitator, and he will use everything he can to distract and deceive us. What does that mean? Are you the same way? I think, I don't know. So I told my friends, I'm like, "Just pretend we're sitting at the kitchen table eating Chick-fil-A talking about the scriptures." This is me.". ", In relation to the Mosaic tabernacle's use of silver (see Exodus 36:24), one theologian wrote: "In the sandy desert [of the Exodus], as well as in this wicked world, the sinner needs a sure foundation, a safe resting place. Tamara Uzelac Hall grew up in Utah and Missouri fully intending to get married, raise her 12 children while putting her husband through medical school, God had other plans. There's few, not very many. Work by Christ among the Gentiles would be "a great and a marvelous work among the children of men," a work that would be "everlasting," leading to peace and eternal life on the one hand or to temporal and spiritual destruction on the other. We hope you love it as . So I just put a number one right next to that. . Kawasaki Convention Hall offers easy and convenient accesses from the major terminal stations, including Haneda International Airport, Tokyo, Shinagawa, Shibuya and Yokohama stations, and within a 4-min. Yeah, I'm gonna remember that. Does that make sense? Haley, would you read that for us? Becky, what are you armed with? . And the pros and the cons, and I was super confused and stressed and immediately had the thought, "You know, you can Pray about this." In the book of Revelation it says, "I saw church," and then the proverb of a virtuous woman that is Christ people. Start your free trial of Deseret Bookshelf PLUS+ here. That's going to be a pretty bad cookie, am I right? When you hear the words "plain and precious," what do you think of? So this this idea of this great and abominable church then, let's talk about what its future looks like then, and where it's going. They were so bad. "And it came to pass that I be held the Church of the Lamb of God, and its numbers were few, because of the wickedness and abominations of the whore who sat upon many waters.". . It's interesting because the reasoning for using this imagery is she has no covenant ties to one man. I want there to be, I want everybody to be a good person. Find Tamara Hall's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading people search directory for contact information and public records. And I said to my mom, "Duh, vote for the Mormon one." Okay, so we've just finished studying first Nephi chapter 11 through vlah. ", In response, the power of Christ would descend upon the members of his church, "the covenant people of the Lord," and they would be "armed with righteousness and with the power of God in great glory. The word silk, that's an interesting word because in Hebrew, when you look at the word silk, it's actually sheshe, and it means fine linen. It's a beautiful verse to follow up that question. Yeah, prostitute. Whore/Harlots: As is the mother, so is her daughter (Ezek. A lot of it has to do with my breathing, like just focusing on my breathing and focusing on my emotions like how am I feeling in this moment? So let's go to something a little more light, a little more plain, a little more precious. Right? See you next week. Which is the fastest one? You'll be numbered among the sead of the Father. When you say Satan is creating this church that looks like the Church of Christ? Gold: Gold also symbolizes the celestial, divine, or godly nature of a thing. And can I have a volunteer read that? the church must think of itself as a bride adorned for her husband. 16:44). Stop. There's no covenant ties to any one man. It's through some other source that I get my answers which, again, I'm not perfect at it, but even just being aware of that has been super helpful for me. She went to college and received her both her bachelor's and master’s degrees from BYU. Joseph Fielding McConkie wrote, "Gold is the color of the sun; it represents divine power, the splendor of enlightenment; radiance, and glory. But like he wants to give us guidance in our life and answer our questions and give us comfort and whatever that might look like, and we need that to survive life. Let's go to first Nephi chapter 14. It sounds like being quiet and sitting and but meditation is like, there's some brain work involved in meditation. Let's look at that. Tamara Uzelac Hall grew up in Utah and Missouri fully intending to get married, raise her 12 children while putting her husband through medical school, God had other plans. Okay, so this is where it all comes together. And and we, you look at that, and he says, while I was meditating over this first, just one little verse, I got the whole section 138. Yeah, this is kind of cool. Does it also tie into like casting your pearls before swine? And his solid effort of this is seen in the vision of the great and abominable church, and we're going to talk about this, we introduced it earlier, "Who is this church? But for us, it's deliverance from the enemy, Satan. In this week’s Sunday on Monday study group, we’re going to tackle all of these questions and more as we study 1 Nephi 11–15. "Nevertheless, I be held that the Church of the Lamb who were the saints of God, were also upon all the face of the earth; and their dominions upon the face of the earth were small, because of the wickedness of the great whore whom I saw.". Now the next thing: silver, silver is a symbol of redemption. again and again [upon the words of James]’ (JS—H 1:8, 12). Find full episodes of the Sunday on Monday study group here. That's such a good question. Do you meditate, do you ponder? So to give you guys a little bit of background, last week we talked about dreams and visions. . I was also going to say the imagery of the pit being filled by those who digged it is like, a little bit alarming and a little bit graphic like, "Oh my gosh, there's gonna be a pit full of bodies. Because I think about meditation and I think about it in today's sense, like pondering just seems like such an old biblical word, like what does that mean? It's not a feeling. Get away from the bustle of life. 4 additional temples to begin Phase 3 in coming weeks, 7 teachings on racial harmony from Church leaders in the last year, ‘Never alone’: The unforgettable lesson of faith I learned in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s home, 8 Latter-day Saint voices who helped us better understand the need for racial equality, In case you missed it: Top LDS Living articles from this week, ‘She really made a choice’: What Tom Christofferson learned about love through watching his mother endure health problems, Church statement condemns recent ‘violence and lawless behavior’, President Ballard encourages 2021 youth conferences and camps in the US and Canada, ©2021 LDS Living, A Division of Deseret Book Company. Tell me what your takeaway is, what did you learn today? Each week, host Tammy Uzelac Hall invites new and old friends to come and dive into the scriptures with her. The cats did pass away though. Now you know, it's missionary work. Alright, Haley, why don't you read verse three? Tammy Uzelac Hall is on Facebook. Go ahead and look." I think that's probably where, at least in my life and in the circles that I'm in, where I see that the most is in things that aren't necessarily bad, but just distracting and just not useful, not helpful, not helping you grow in any way, but just getting you a little off course. Answer: According to 1 Nephi 13:6, the devil is the founder. Join Facebook to connect with Tamara Uzelac and others you may know. Yeah, you're his Pearl of Great Price. All the items are imitations of Christ and his atoning sacrifice. And here's what we're introduced to the word "whore." Tamu is ever known as a "busy body," she finds a way to squeeze every second out of every hour daily. He weeps with us when we suffer and rejoices when we do what's right. When you meet Rebecca for the first time, the thing she wants most is for you to get comfy on her couch and tell her your whole life story. And then I turn it into a house. You know, we've been talking about that with my little ones. Additionally, in antiquity, gold occasionally functioned as a symbol for wisdom—an appropriate symbol for heavenly things and beings. He was in October 2015 conference, he just gets put in, he's asked to come up and share some of his thoughts and feelings. In context of this verse in first Nephi chapter 11 verse one, put, first Nephi chapter one, verse 15. In the vision of Nephi, we're still in first Nephi chapter 14. This is talking about becoming like our Heavenly Father and creating worlds, land. It's still mine. That's our number one. Join us for the SUNDAY on MONDAY Study Group, a weekly podcast gathering that digs in to the scriptures from the current COME, FOLLOW ME study -Hosted by Tammy Uzelac Hall, a former fulltime Seminary and Institute Like I can tell you something, you're like, "Oh, that sounds right. Side note, anyone teaching a class always asked for a volunteer because some people aren't comfortable reading. adorned as a bride for the Lamb of God as her husband” (Harold B. Lee, “Strengthen the Stakes of Zion” Ensign, July 1973). All will at length be influenced by one spirit or the other; and will take sides either for or against the kingdom of God” (James R. Clark, Messages of the First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints , 1:257). Stop, highlight the word "waters" because the reason why it uses the word waters is because it's pervasive. Sheradon has been living in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, for the past three and a half years. Not really classy. Go to our show notes on ldsliving.com/sundayonmonday and find our social media links to join the conversation. So I just assumed, clearly the Catholics. So the first if is if number one, the Gentiles hearken unto the Lamb of God. So how would your life be different if you didn't know about plain and precious truth, if that hadn't been brought back? Quote: A proclamation issued by the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles on April 6, 1845: “As this work progresses in its onward course, and becomes more and more an object of political and religious interest and excitement, no king, ruler, or subject, no community or individual, will stand neutral. Probably also because of a touch of ADD. She went to college and received both her bachelor's and master’s degrees from BYU. And then Jacob's name in the scripture gets changed to Israel in the Old Testament. So Christ is our Redeemer and he is our Savior. Okay, and first Nephi chapter 14 Nephi is going to tell us why this church exists and it's found in verse three. And I've learned that because I also have anxiety if it's a good thought then it's the Holy Ghost because I got I have a lot of bad thoughts. So here's what I want you to do. It is because of his enduring support she's able to wear the many hats she wears: writer, actress, committee member, activist, teacher, wife, mother, and her favorite to date, Ya-Ya (grandma). She gained a love for the ocean while living in California and an even greater love for Google Maps while living in New Jersey. Join Facebook to connect with Tammy Uzelac Hall and others you may know. Heavenly Father has provided us, His children, with a way to return to live in His presence. Growing up, Marcos believed in prayer and always prayed for others but never for himself. Yeah, that's really hard. Nephi: ‘I sat pondering in my heart’ (1 Nephi 11:1). Prayer is not meant to be one sided, and I forget that daily. How to beat it, I guess we should say. Because if you leave out one ingredient, all the ingredients on their own are pretty plain. In fact, there’s a lot that has been said on this topic, and it’s easy to become confused when it comes to answering these three basic questions: Who is the great and abominable church? He says this, "I can testify of the plain and precious truth of the gospel.". That was impactful for me because I've always believed that, "Oh, she just has really costly things that she's learning people with jewels and fancy stuff. Scarlets, anytime you read the color Scarlet or red in scripture, it is a symbol of the atonement, the sacrifice that was made by the Savior. In the New Testament, linen is associated with heavenly beings and God. Through Him we are given salvation. With most podcasts, you can just sit and listen to it all the way through, which you can do with this one, but here's what's cool, this one is also broken up into six different segments that are around 10 to 12 minutes for each segment. The house of Israel will receive the Abrahamic covenant, which includes land, deliverance, seed (L. D. S.). And I want to dive, we did a great dive here, but I want to dive more into that. In my mind, the house of Israel, that's people that have already accepted and understand and know Christ. Zoram believed. Well, because, like you said, Becky, there wasn't an equivalent for men back then. We're going to also talk about Nephi's vision and what the purpose of this great abominable church is. So I do believe that but maybe I actually don't believe that because I didn't, I don't know. Premortal life, the need for baptism by immersion, eternal marriage, sealing of children to their parents, the spirit world, baptisms for the dead, the three kingdoms of glory. He wants to communicate with us. And in fact, in the New Testament, no man ever does that except Christ. What do you guys know about that word? I reflected . Tamara Uzelac is on Facebook. What does that look like? Exactly. "Did you guys know you're supposed to do that? And so the Book of Mormon will reestablish who Jesus Christ is in our life. So symbolism, I love symbolism and scripture. Yeah. the greatest of all the gifts of God.". Find full episodes of the Sunday on Monday study group here. I should do it more because I love it when I do it. He weeps with us when we suffer and rejoices when we do what is right. Tammy Uzelac Hall, host of the new weekly "Come, Follow Me" focused podcast "The Sunday on Monday Study Group," answers questions that are often asked while studying the first chapters of … And they shall be a blessed people upon the promised land forever; they shall be no more brought down into captivity; and the house of Israel shall no more be confounded.". The idea of pondering. Do we see that in the world today? He later remarried, marrying Tammy’s sister whom he had the biggest crush on while growing up. And then there's silver associated with this whore. And then you think of the word Pearl of Great Price. "They shall be numbered among the seed of thy father.". So nobody forced him to come down. And I do so in the name of Jesus Christ, amen.". Or are my shoulders crazy tense or listening to my body and what my emotions are doing to my body? Okay, listen, I'm kind of trying to make that my catchphrase, you guys like that? I don't know what it means..." So does that help now you know what it means? return to live in His presence. That's my favorite thing to do, which sometimes bores my friends, but I really like it. He is like a wild tiger of a cat. But clearly that's, you know. A little bit. Deliverance, Abraham thought it was deliverance from his enemies, and it could have very well been. Addictions and things that just can distract you. She went to college and received both her bachelor's and master’s degrees from BYU. Who founded it? So right there, I always draw this on a board, and I have the names of the brothers. While she loves a rainy day and a cloud-filled sky, she dreads summer more than any season, approaching hot weather with the same caution the National Weather Service warns us of an impending hurricane. She loves all things scripture and is a lifelong student of the Hebrew language. Which is ridiculous. Is there something you do or do you just pray? 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