Jesus quotes Isaiah 54 to His audience, to show that He will gather them with everlasting kindness if they choose Him to be their God. How can I apply His teachings to my life?
Christ tells the people more about how to recognize when the covenant with Israel begins to be fulfilled. We can be part of this fulfillment of prophesy, depending on who we choose to serve and heed.
Jesus spends more time with the people in ancient America. He gives them the sacrament again and teaches the prophesies of Isaiah. He talks about those who know Him, publish peace. Am I publishing peace, or do I sow more seeds of contention?
After hearing from Jesus, the people spend all night finding and telling everyone they can that He will teach them again at the temple tomorrow. They shared the good news, because they understood in their hearts that this was the most important thing ever. Do I understand Christ’s message good enough to want to share it? How can I do better?
Jesus gives His people the sacrament, tells them to be a light to others, to watch and pray always, and to minister one by one. How can I do better at following Him this week?
Jesus shows in this scene the power of ministering and loving others, one by one. How can I prepare myself to follow His example better, by ministering to the one in my own life?
In this chapter, Jesus talks about other sheep He must appear to and also talks about the blessings the Gentiles receive in the latter-day, because of their belief in Him which will come through the Holy Ghost. But with great blessings comes great responsibilities. Am I focusing on what I need to do to come unto Christ, or am I pointing the finger of judgment at others?
These two words are so important in coming to Christ. We must remember His words, and then do them. What are some ways I can do this better in my life?
Jesus tells the people in this chapter to ask, seek, and knock, to gain personal revelation from God. Am I careful not to be swayed by false prophets who come in sheep’s clothing to deceive? God has given us the tools we need to stay safe. But am I using these tools in my life?
Christ tells the people they should be aware of their motives for doing good things and figure out where their priorities lay. Do I do good things for good reasons? Who or what is my main priority? Is my love for God motivate me, or something else?