Scripture discussion 1 Nephi 8:10–12, 17–18 •How did Lehi describe the fruit? • How did the fruit make Lehi feel? • Was the fruit available to everyone? • Did everyone come to eat of the fruit? • Why? • What seems to be the most important factor determining whether or not we receive the blessings, or fruits, of the gospel?
Proverbs 23:7 For as [a man] thinketh in his heart, so is he. As George Albert Smith decided, when our life’s labors are completed, we will be the sum of our thoughts.
Alma 29:5 Yea, and I know that good and evil have come before all men; he that knoweth not good from evil is blameless; but he that knoweth good and evil, to him it is given according to his desires, whether he desireth good or evil, life or death, joy or remorse of conscience. What does Alma say will determine whether or not we receive the blessings of heaven?