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PEARLS, GEMS, DIAMONDS, TREASURES — Scriptural and religious wisdom

Index to my ‘scriptural companion’ list and doctrinal insights list:

  1. Absolutes, the nine
  2. Appendage, the — the various pearls found in my own scriptural appendage
  3. Articles of Faith, how did we get the Articles of Faith?
  4. Attributes:  Christ-like attributes scripture chains
  5. Beatitudes, the – steps to exaltation
  6. Blessed, yes, we are truly BLESSED! — is it wrong to say ‘we are blessed’ or ‘I am blessed’ or ‘I have been blessed’?
  7. Change of heart — how do we know if our heart is ‘changing’, and how do we maintain the ‘change’; by Elder Eduardo Gavarret
  8. Christians, are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Christians? —  yes, and here are 13 reasons why
  9. Christians, are members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Christians? — yes; general information that answers that question
  10. Christmas — the three ‘levels’ of Christmas
  11. Constitution for a perfect life and marriage — President Harold B. Lee’s timeless suggestions, based on 3 Nephi 12 to 15
  12. Correction — ‘reproving betimes with sharpness…’, Christ-like correction or reproof
  13. Counseling those desiring to repent
  14. Developing Christ-like attributes
  15. Difficult gospel issues and how to address them
  16. Example:  examples of wonderful examples!
  17. General Conference April 2022: fifteen invitations from our prophets and apostles
  18. General Conference:  the six purposes of General Conference, by President David O. McKay
  19. Gifts, less-conspicuous gifts — by Elder Marvin J. Ashton
  20. Ladder of faith — by Elder Larry S. Kacher of the Seventy
  21. LeGrand Richards proposes — Elder Richards unique approach to proposing to his future bride
  22. Longevity of our leaders — by President Gordon B. Hinckley
  23. ‘Miracle of Forgiveness’:  Miracle of Forgiveness scripture chains
  24. Miscellaneous jewels
  25. Missionary planner jewels
  26. Nine Absolutes, The — nine keys to spiritual well-being
  27. Prayer — Ten important aspects of prayer, as presented on (Come Unto Christ section)
  28. Promptings of the Spirit, how to recognize — by Elder Tad R. Callister
  29. Purification, justification, sanctification — scriptural explanation of each principle
  30. Purity Plan, the
  31. Questions of the soul answered by the Book of Mormon — from ‘Preach My Gospel’, page 107
  32. Quotes: inspiring quotes
  33. Repentance Process, the
  34. Sacrament — remission of sin as we partake of the Sacrament, Elder Kevin Pearson
  35. Scriptural highlights:  references to my favorite scriptural highlights and stories
  36. Scriptural pearls and gems index
  37. Scripture chains
  38. Stripling Ammonites, Stripling Warriors
  39. Suffering — finding strength and even joy while suffering, by Elder Anthony D. Perkins
  40. Teaching — basic and important principles of effective teaching, shared by President Jack Christensen
  41. Temple, the
  42. Temples, Covenants, Children, and Hope — compiled by N. Gaylon Hopkins
  43. Temple workers devotional — notes from the unforgettable talk by Elder Jeffrey R. Holland, December 12, 2021
  44. Temptation, avoiding — pearls from the Doctrine and Covenants in avoiding, resisting, and overcoming temptation
  45. Things of the Soul — thoughts from Elder Ronald A. Rasband of the Quorum of the Twelve, regarding essential ‘things’ in our lives
  46. Willingness versus perfection — wonderful thoughts from a talk by Elder Bradley R. Wilcox, delivered at October 2021 General Conference

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