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Encircled in his gentle arms

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My Sunday HP Lesson for today: Bainbridge Island, WA. Ensign article: Encircled in his Gentle Arms

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Encircled in his gentle arms

  1. 1. White & Gold? Black & Blue
  2. 2. ENCIRCLED IN HIS GENTLE ARMS Bainbridge Island HP Lesson - 03W1
  3. 3. The Agony in the Garden by Frans Schwartz
  4. 4. D&C 19:16-18 “Which suffering caused myself, even God, the greatest of all, to tremble because of pain, and to bleed at every pore, and to suffer both body and spirit.
  5. 5. WHEN WAS A TIME WHERE YOU WERE ENCIRCLED IN HIS GENTLE HANDS?
  6. 6. REMEM BER “When you look in the dictionary for the most important word, do you know what it
  7. 7. REMEMBER 1. Recall from memory 2. Retain in memory 3. Bear in mind (give prayer for)
  8. 8. Alma 5:26-27 26 And now behold, I say unto you, my brethren, if ye have experienced a change of heart, and if ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, I would ask, can ye feel so now?
  9. 9. Alma 5:26-27 27 Have ye walked, keeping yourselves blameless before God? Could ye say, if ye were called to die at this time, within yourselves, that ye have been sufficiently humble? That your garments have been cleansed and made white through the blood of Christ, who
  10. 10. HE IS OUR REDEEMER He who suffered so selflessly for us in the garden and on the cross will not leave us comfortless now. He will strengthen, encourage, and bless us. He will
  11. 11. WHEN WAS A TIME WHERE YOU WERE ENCIRCLED IN HIS GENTLE HANDS?
  12. 12. Marvin J Ashton At some time in your life, you’ve probably experienced the pangs of homesickness…. During these periods of adjustment and absence, you perhaps felt unsettled, lonely, and had a deep yearning for home. http://goo.gl/syr7 ev
  13. 13. Marvin J Ashton There is a certain kind of yearning for home we should never want to lose. Home should be an anchor, a port in a storm, a refuge, a happy place in which to dwell, a place where we are loved and where we can love. Home should be where life’s greatest lessons are taught and learned. Home and family can be the center of one’s earthly faith, where love and mutual responsibility are appropriately blended. Thinking of home with its pleasant and happy
  14. 14. Marvin J Ashton Satan would distract us from our heritage.… He’d like to keep us so busy with comparatively insignificant things that we don’t have time to make the effort to understand where we came from, whose children we are, and how glorious our ultimate homecoming
  15. 15. Marvin J Ashton When we have a yearning and don’t know what it is for, perhaps it’s our soul longing for its heartland, longing to be no longer alienated from the Lord and the pursuit of something much higher, better, and more fulfilling than anything this earth has to offer.
  16. 16. C. S Lewis We are half-hearted creatures, fooling about with drink and sex and ambition when infinite joy is offered us, like an ignorant child who wants to go on making mud pies in a slum because he cannot imagine what is meant by the offer of a holiday at the sea. … We are far
  17. 17. Helaman 5:12 And now, my sons, remember, remember that it is upon the rock of our Redeemer, who is Christ, the Son of God, that ye must build your foundation; that when the devil shall send forth his mighty winds, yea, his shafts in the whirlwind, yea,
  18. 18. Helaman 5:12 (cont.) it shall have no power over you to drag you down to the gulf of misery and endless wo, because of the rock upon which ye are built, which is a sure foundation, a foundation whereon if men build they cannot fall.
  19. 19. HE IS OUR DELIVERER He who suffered so selflessly for us in the garden and on the cross will not leave us comfortless now. He will strengthen, encourage, and bless us. He will

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