Category Archives: Sacrament

How Can I Participate More Meaningfully in the Sacrament?

When something significant happens to us, we may refer to it as an “unforgettable experience.” But we all know that nothing is inherently unforgettable. We may always be aware that it happened, but its impact on our daily lives will … Continue reading

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How Do I Know If I’m Worthy to Take the Sacrament?

Immediately after introducing the sacrament during His visit to the American continent, the Savior gave a warning to the twelve disciples whom He had chosen: they should be careful not to allow people to participate in this sacred ordinance unworthily. … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Differences Between the Sacrament Prayers?

Yesterday, I discussed the three-part structure of the sacrament prayers. Both prayers consist of a petition, a statement of purpose, and a list of promises. Today, I’d like to consider the differences between the prayers. Here is a side-by-side view … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Sacrament Prayers?

Moroni, the last prophet in the Book of Mormon, specified the words of the sacrament prayers (Moroni 4, Moroni 5). We use the same prayers today, with two modifications: The word “hath” has been replaced by the modern word “has” in … Continue reading

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What Does It Mean to Eat and Drink the Bread and Water to Our Souls?

When Jesus visited the American continent following His death and resurrection, He introduced the sacrament. Breaking and blessing bread, He told the people to eat in remembrance of His body. Passing a cup of wine, He told them to drink … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About the Sacrament?

Shortly before His death and resurrection, Jesus shared a meal with His apostles in Jerusalem. The purpose of this meal, which is known as the Last Supper, was to celebrate Passover, a Jewish feast commemorating the deliverance of Israel from … Continue reading

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Did Alma Baptize Himself?

After the wicked king Noah sentenced the prophet Abinadi to death, one of Noah’s priests, Alma, pleaded with the king to spare Abinadi’s life. As a result, he was banished, and the king sent servants to kill him. Alma lived … Continue reading

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