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The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
The Pearl Of Great Price Study
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A brief overview of important topics in the Pearl of Great Price.

A brief overview of important topics in the Pearl of Great Price.

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  • 1. The Pearl of Great Price FINAL EXAM REVIEW RELIGION 327 - MERRILL
  • 2. History of Book of Abraham  Jean Francois  Michael Chandler – Champollion – translator claimed mummies and of Rosetta Stone (1822) records. Had them just before Pearl of Great shipped to New York. Price is translated by Started a travelling show Joseph Smith that made its way to Kirtland, where Joseph  Antonio Lebolo – Italian Smith was given the archaeologist that opportunity to translate discovered the mummies the records. Purchased and records in the Valley the mummies and the of the Kings records.
  • 3. The Book of Abraham  The Abrahamic Covenant:  Circumcision – symbol of the Abrahamic Covenant; Blessings on Posterity – ―in  token of the chosen their hands they shall bear this ministry and Priesthood people, to be performed at unto all nations.‖ 8 days old. Father of Many Nations –   Urim and Thummim – seer ―shall bless thee as their stones. See Abraham 3 father‖ Keeper of the Right - ―in thy  seed…shall all the families of the earth be blessed… with… life eternal.‖ Inheritor of Canaan – ―for an  everlasting possession‖
  • 4. The Book of Abraham  Terah – Abraham’s father  Ur of Chaldea – Where Abraham was nearly  Nahor - Abraham’s brother; sacrificed on Potiphar’s Hill marries Milcah  Haran – Brother of Sarai – Abraham’s wife  Abraham, dies in famine; also Lot – Abraham’s  a place, where Abraham was nephew, leaves Egypt with before he settled in Canaan. Abraham  Hebron – in Canaan, where Melchizedek – King of Salem  Abraham builds an altar (Jerusalem); high priest; to whom Abraham pays tithing Pharaoh – First king of Egypt;  son of Egyptus from tribe of Ham – no priesthood Egyptus – daughter of Ham 
  • 5. Abraham 1  Priesthood defined; received by Abraham  Evil traditions of the Egyptians (human sacrifice, false gods)  ―Sacrifice‖ of Abraham on Potiphar’s Hill  Deliverance by Jehovah
  • 6. Abraham 2  Abrahamic Covenant outlined  Travels; Haran  Caanan  Egypt  Passes Sarah off as his sister  Meets pharaoh
  • 7. Abraham 3  Urim and Thummim  Sun, moon, stars Kolob, Kokaubeam   Intelligences  First and Seconds estates
  • 8. Abraham 4  The Gods and Creation ―the Gods watched those  things which they had ordered until they obeyed.‖ Days 1 through 6 
  • 9. Abraham 5  Creation Day 7 – sanctification   Man is made of dust  Eden is made; tree of knowledge ―it was after the Lord’s  time, which was after the time of Kolob… the Gods had not yet appointed unto Adam his reckoning.‖  Woman is made of man
  • 10. Moses 1 TRANSFIGURED ON THE MOUNT—―IN SIMILITUDE OF MINE ONLY BEGOTTEN.‖ ―GET THEE HENCE, SATAN.‖ ―BEHELD THE EARTH‖ VS ―THIS EARTH‖ ―THIS IS MY WORK AND MY GLORY; TO BRING TO PASS THE IMMORTALITY AND ETERNAL LIFE OF MAN.‖
  • 11. Moses 2 THE CREATION Days 1 through 6 ―BE FRUITFUL AND MULTIPLY‖
  • 12. Moses 3 CREATION Day 7 THE GARDEN OF EDEN CREATED COMMANDMENT OF THE FRUIT GIVEN ADAM AND EVE ARE BORN AND NAMED.
  • 13. Moses 4 SATAN – ―GIVE ME THINE HONOR‖ CHRIST – ―FATHER, THY WILL BE DONE, AND THE GLORY BE THINE FOREVER‖ EVE IS TEMPTED THE SERPENT, EVE, AND ADAM ARE CURSED THE FALL
  • 14. Moses 5 CAIN AND ABEL SATAN SWEARS TO SERVE CAIN Master Mahan—secret combinations CAIN SLAYS ABEL; IS CURSED
  • 15. Moses 6 ADAM AND EVE BEAR SETH BOOK OF REMEMBRANCE KEPT PATRIARCHS Adam, Seth, Enos, Cainan, Mahalaleel, Jared, Enoch, Methuselah ENOCH COMMANDED BY THE LORD; OBEYS, AND BECOMES A MIGHTY SERVANT BLOOD, WATER, AND SPIRIT
  • 16. Moses 7 VISIONS / PROPHECIES OF ENOCH – ―I WILL SHOW UNTO THEE THE WORLD FOR THE SPACE OF MANY GENERATIONS.‖ Enoch builds Zion – Taken up into Heaven Sees God weep for the wickedness of His children Sees sons of Noah and the ark Sees ―the coming of the Son of Man‖ and the crucifixion ZION IS FLED
  • 17. Moses 8 PATRIARCHS Methuselah, Lamech, Noah NOAH’S POSTERITY – JAPHETH, SHEM, HAM LORD TO NOAH: ―My spirit shall not always strive with man, for he shall know that all flesh shall die‖ THE FLOOD: ―THE END OF ALL FLESH IS COME BEFORE ME, FOR THE EARTH IS FILLED WITH VIOLENCE, AND BEHOLD I WILL DESTROY ALL FLESH FROM OFF THE EARTH.‖
  • 18. Called the ―Olivet‖ discourse – the sign of the times – out lines the repetition of signs that will appear before the coming of Christ. Also found in D&C 45, Luke 21, Matthew 24 Josephus – recorded the Roman’s destruction of the temple in Jerusalem (verse 3) Titus – Roman  general that destroys the temple in 70 AD ―When you… shall see the abomination of Joseph Smith - Matthew desolation concerning the destruction of Jerusalem, then you shall stand in the holy place‖ (verse 12)

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