Monday, December 10, 2012

They Broke the Fast

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Early British convert George Morris recorded how the fast was broken. How was this accomplished?

a.      All members left the meeting for a simple meal

b.      Immediately after the meeting they had tea as a branch

c.       Immediately after the meeting they had a branch potluck dinner

d.      They would not break the fast until Monday morning after an early branch morningside.

Yesterday’s answers:

1.                  (D) Moses

Moses and Christ are considered as being the most similar to each other.

Bruce R. McConkie, The Promised Messiah (Salt Lake City: Bookcraft, 1978), 442.

2.                  (A) Nathanael

The Lord said that Edward Partridge (The first traveling bishop of the Church) was most similar to Nathanael.

Who is Nathanael? He was a follower of Christ. Jesus said of him in John 1: 47 “. . . Behold an Israelite indeed, in whom is no guile.” If you like to read more about Nathanael, reference John 1: 43-51

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church History In The Fulness Of Times (Salt Lake City: Published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints), 120.

3.                  C) Cyrus, King of Persia

Daniel is compared to Cyrus (King of Persia).

Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt, Scott Facer and Maurine Jensen Proctor ed. (Salt Lake City: Deseret Book Company, 2000), 47-8.

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