GPC11: The Life of Jesus Christ, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources
Unit 4: Jesus Christ as Our Savior
Chapter 11: The Life of Jesus Christ
Comments and Resources
"President David O. McKay stated: "The gospel teaches that Christ is the
Son of God, the Redeemer of the world. No true follower is satisfied to
accept him merely as a great Reformer, the ideal Teacher, or even as the
one perfect Man. The Man of Galilee is not figuratively, but literally,
the Son of the living God." (Gospel Ideals, p. 46)
"Whether descriptively designated as Creator, Only Begotten Son, Prince of Peace, Advocate, Mediator, Son of God, Savior, Messiah, Author and Finisher of Salvation, King of Kings-- I witness that Jesus Christ is the only name under Whereby one can be saved! D&C 18:23 "Behold, Jesus Christ is the
name which is given of the Father, and there is none other name given whereby man can be saved;"
"I testify that He is utterly incomparable in what He is, what He knows, what He has accomplished, and what He has experienced. Yet, movingly, He calls us His friends. John 15:15 "Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his Lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you."
"We can trust, worship, and even adore Him without any reservation! As the only Perfect person to sojourn on this planet, there is none like Him! Isaiah 46:9 "Remember the former things of old: for I am God, and there is none else; I am God, and there is none like me," (Neal A. Maxwell, "O,
Divine Redeemer," Ensign, Nov. 1981, p. 8)
During the study of this topic, we will review some of the highlights of the Savior's Life and ways in which his life is a model of our own life.
Gospel Principles: Chapter 11: The Life of Christ (Mission of Jesus Christ also Chapters 5, The Creation, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources; 43, The Second Coming of Jesus Christ, Gospel Principles Comments and Resources)
Jesus the Christ, chapters 3, 5, 6, 7, 8, 17, 18, 19
The Articles of Faith, chapter 20
Mosiah Mosiah 13;
"Abinadi is protected by divine power He teaches the Ten Commandments Salvation does not come by the law of Moses alone God himself shall make an atonement and redeem his people. About 148 B.C."
"Isaiah speaks Messianically Messiah's humiliation and sufferings are set forth He makes his soul an offering for sin and makes intercession for transgressors Compare Isaiah 53. About 148 B.C."
"How Christ is both the Father and the Son He shall make intercession and bear the transgressions of his people They and all the holy prophets are his seed He bringeth to pass the resurrection Little children have eternal life. About 148 B.C."
"God redeems men from their lost and fallen state Those who are carnal remain as though there was no redemption Christ brings to pass a resurrection to endless life or to endless damnation. About 148 B.C."
"The words of Alma which he delivered to the people in Gideon, according to his own record. Comprising chapter 7. Christ shall be born of Mary He shall loose the bands of death and bear the sins of his people Those who repent, are baptized, and keep the commandments shall have eternal life Filthiness cannot inherit the kingdom of God Humility, faith, hope, and charity are required. About 83 B.C."
"Isaiah speaks Messianically Messiah's humiliation and sufferings set forth He makes his soul an offering for sin and makes intercession for transgressors Compare Mosiah 14."
John 6, 10, 12, 17
"Jesus feedeth the five thousand He walketh on the sea He is the living manna sent from God Salvation gained by eating living bread How men eat the flesh and drink the blood of Jesus Peter testifies that Jesus is the Messiah."
"Jesus is the good Shepherd He gained power over death from his Father He promises to visit his other sheep He proclaims: I am the Son of God."
"Mary anoints Jesus feet His triumphal entry into Jerusalem recounted He foretells his death To receive Christ is to receive the Father."
"Jesus offers the great intercessory prayer He is glorified by gaining eternal life He prays for his apostles and all the saints How the Father and Son are one."
1 Corinthians 15
"Christ died for our sins He rose from the dead and was seen by many All men will be resurrected Paul speaks of baptism for the dead The three degrees of glory Victory over death comes through Christ."
Jesus the Christ
Jesus the Christ, Creator
Jesus the Christ, good Shepherd
Jesus the Christ, Judge
Jesus the Christ, Messenger of the Covenant
Jesus the Christ, Messiah
Jesus the Christ, Millennial Reign
Jesus the Christ, Mission of
Jesus the Christ, Prophecies about
Jesus the Christ, Redeemer
Jesus the Christ, Savior
Jesus the Christ, Teaching Mode of
Jesus the Christ, Types of, in Memory
Christ, Names of
Guide to the Scriptures:
Alpha and Omega
Bread of Life
Fall of Adam and Eve
Lamb of God
Light, Light of Christ
Mary, Mother of Jesus
Plan of Redemption
Redeem, Redeemed, Redemption
Remission of Sins
Second Coming of Jesus Christ
Sermon on the Mount
Son of Man
Transfiguration-Transfiguration of Christ
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"4 And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost.
5 And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things."
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