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Scriptural pearls and gems index


These pearls and gems are very personal to me.  I have placed notes and lists and quotes pertaining to these pearls in my personal set of scriptures.  The letters and numbers associated with each item refer to the pages in my Standard Works where I have inserted additional information.  ‘TG’ refers to the Topical Guide and ‘BD’ refers to the Bible Dictionary.

  • Aaronic Priesthood, purposes of . . . D24
  • Abinadi, the ‘John the Baptist’ of the Book of Mormon . . . M168
  • Abrahamic Covenant, the . . . P29, TG79
  • ‘All truth’ given in Christ’s day? . . .  B1356
  • Alma as a ‘type’ of Moses . . .  M178
  • Ammonites, the stripling . . .  M351, M353
  • Answers to hard questions . . .  D196, B813
  • Apostles, the original twelve apostles . . .  B1187
  • Articles of Faith parallel Joseph Smith’s life, the . . .  P63
  • Article of Faith # 14 . . .  P62, P63
  • Athanasian Creed, the . . .  TG page 208
  • B’s – President Hinckley’s six B’s . . .  M55
  • Baptismal interview questions . . .  D36
  • Beatitudes, the steps to exaltation . . .  B1192
  • Blasphemy against the Holy Ghost . . .  B1207
  • Body of flesh and bone, God has a body of . . .  B1331
  • Book of Mormon chapters, my favorites . . .  M XI
  • Book of Mormon, fundamental questions answered by the Book of Mormon . . .  M427
  • Book of Mormon, the key to conversion . . .  M I
  • Book of Mormon missionary, be a Book of Mormon missionary . . .  M250
  • Book of Mormon, purposes of the Book of Mormon . . .   M I
  • Birth of Jesus, Bethlehem or Jerusalem? . . .  M224
  • Cain’s offering was not acceptable, why not? . . .  B6
  • Callings, extending or issuing callings properly . . .   D221
  • Challenge, the 21-day challenge to know the Savior better . . .  B1186
  • Christmas, This (by President Howard W. Hunter) . . .  B1275
  • Church history challenges, unanswered questions, by Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf . . .  D293
  • Church of Jesus Christ, 17 points or characteristics of the true Church . . . BD645
  • Church of Jesus Christ as organized during Christ’s ministry on earth . . . TG61
  • Come back! President Thomas S. Monson’s invitation to inactive members . . . M486
  • Companionships, counsel for struggling missionary companionships . . .  M432 to M435 (red & blue)
  • Commitment pattern . . .  TG326
  • Constitution for a perfect life . . .  M432
  • Contradictory commandments . . .  BD670
  • Conversion, steps to conversion to the Gospel . . .  BD815
  • Counseling chapters, helpful in counseling members . . .  M XI
  • Critics of the Church, a message to the church’s critics . . .  D281
  • Cross, the seven statements made by Jesus as He hung on the cross . . .  B1361
  • Deadly heresies, the 7 deadly heresies and sins . . .  P64
  • Delights in, the things that Nephi says he ‘delights’ in . . .  M XII
  • Discouraged missionaries, counsel for discouraged missionaries . . .  B1426 (note)
  • Divinely guided, I believe I am always divinely guided . . .  TG344
  • Elias . . .  BD662 (note)
  • Emoticons . . .  B1186
  • Enduring to the end . . .  M114
  • Exile years, the years from 500 B.C. to 0 A.D., the inter-testamental years . . .  B1185
  • Exaltation, the blessings of and requirements for exaltation . . .  D140
  • Exodus of Moses and the exodus of Lehi, the similarities of these two events . . .  M XII and M36 (note)
  • Fathers, how many fathers do we have? . . .  M1 (note)
  • Fathers, example of righteous fathers in the Book of Mormon . . .  M XII (note)
  • Few, the scriptural definition of ‘few’ and ‘many’ . . .  B1548
  • First Vision, the truths revealed by and in the First Vision . . .  P48
  • Five faces of Jesus . . .  B1192 (note)
  • Follow Jesus! . . .  M112 (note)
  • Forgiven, have I been forgiven? . . .  M154 (note)
  • God and Jesus are ‘one’ . . .  B1345 (note)
  • God and Jesus are unknowable, incomprehensible, unreachable? . . .  TG208, TG209 (note)
  • God has a body of flesh and bone . . .  B1331 (note)
  • Heresies, seven deadly heresies and three great Christian heresies . . .  P64
  • Isaiah chapters, why are Isaiah chapters found in the Book of Mormon? . . .  M81
  • Jehovah, who exactly is Jehovah? . . .  D228
  • Jesus, the five faces of Jesus . . .  B1192
  • Jesus, follow Jesus! . . .  M112 (note)
  • Jesus and Moses, similarities and likenesses between Jesus and Moses . . .  M52
  • Jesus as the Father, Jesus as the Son . . .  M158
  • Joseph of Egypt as a ‘type’ of Jesus . . . B57
  • Joseph of Egypt and Joseph Smith, similarities and likenesses . . .  M61
  • Justification, sanctification, and purification, similarities and differences . . .  P19
  • Justification, meaning of justification . . .  TG265
  • Keys of the priesthood . . .  TG389
  • Kia Kaha . . .  B301
  • Kia Ngawari (be Christ-like) . . .  M226
  • Liberty, the cornerstones of religious liberty . . .  M323 (note)
  • Love versus lust . . .  B1454 (note)
  • Many, the scriptural definition of ‘many’ and ‘few’ . . .  B1548
  • Men wane?  No, they wax . . .  B64
  • Message of the Restoration . . .  BD817
  • Miracles, can Satan perform miracles to deceive and distort the truth? . . .  BD656
  • Mission statements of the Godhead and also of us . . .  B1590
  • Missionary, be a Book of Mormon missionary! . . .  M250
  • Missionary lessons . . .  BD 817 to 821
  • Missionary sections in the Doctrine and Covenants, great missionary motivation sections . . .  D VIII
  • Moses and Jesus similarities . . .  M52
  • Moses and Lehi similarities . . .  M XII
  • New Years and Christmas resolutions, from President Howard W. Hunter . . .  B1275
  • Obedience, EXACT obedience . . .  TG344
  • “Odor of their infamy”, apostates and naysayers . . .  D281
  • One, God and Jesus are ‘one’ . . .  B1345
  • Order of things, the unwritten order of things, by Elder Boyd K. Packer . . .  P63
  • Petitioning, should we petition, plead with, or try to persuade the Lord? . . .  M200 (note)
  • Plan, The, five different names for the ‘plan’ in just 2 Book of Mormon chapters . . .  M312
  • Prayers, improving our personal prayers . . .  TG381
  • Prophets, seers, and revelators . . .  BD754
  • Purification, sanctification, justification . . .  P19 (note)
  • Questions, answers to hard questions . . .  B813, D196
  • Raising the dead . . .  TG407
  • Resolutions, 15 wonderful resolution suggestions from God’s prophets . . .  B1274 (note)
  • Religious liberty, the cornerstones of . . .  M323
  • Rest of the Lord, entering into the ‘rest of the Lord’ . . .  TG425
  • Sabbath observance as a sign of our devotion . . .  BD764 (note)
  • Sacred Grove, lessons learned from the Sacred Grove experience . . .  P49
  • Sacrifice of Isaac, the sacrifice of Isaac as a ‘type’ of Jesus’ sacrifice . . .  B31
  • Sanctification, purification, justification . . .  TG446, P19
  • Satan, can Satan perform miracles? . . .  BD656
  • Satan’s lies and his deceitful plan . . .  P9
  • Second endowment, the . . .  D175
  • Secrets in the Lord’s church? . . .  TG519
  • Service, why do we serve?  Elder Oaks’ classic ‘good, better, best’ presentation . . .  M149
  • Seven deadly heresies and sins . . .  P64
  • Simeon Solution, by Anne Osborne . . .  B1276
  • Sins, the seven deadly sins . . .  P64
  • Sin, avoiding, resisting, and overcoming sin . . . see Miscellaneous jewels
  • Smith, Joseph Fielding, his two favorite verses in all of scripture! . . .  B1557
  • Sons in the Book of Mormon, youth . . .  M XII
  • Soul, questions of the soul . . .  Index 418
  • Spirit, does spirit equal breath in the scriptures?  Does man have a spirit? . . .  B2 (note)
  • Spirit, how do I know when I have the Spirit  . . .   True To The Faith page 190
  • Spirit, recognizing the promptings of the spirit . . .  D16 (note)
  • Spirit prison to Paradise, can one progress from prison to paradise? . . .  BD742
  • Teaching friends, how to begin teaching interested friends . . .  BD813
  • Teaching in the Savior’s way . . .  D170
  • Three hours or three days, following the Savior’s crucifixion . . .  D422 (note)
  • True church, 17 points of the true Church of Jesus Christ . . .  BD645
  • Truth, wasn’t all truth given in Jesus’ time?  Is a Joseph Smith necessary? . . .  B1356 (note)
  • Twenty-one day challenge to draw closer to Jesus, be more like Him, and know Him better . . .  B1186
  • Unwritten order of things, by Elder Boyd K. Packer . . .P63
  • Women who are named in the Book of Mormon . . .M1 (note)
  • Women and the priesthood, women in the Church . . .  D214 (note)
  • Zion, basic elements of Zion . . .  BD793
  • Zion, should we flee to Zion? . . .  D189

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