SYMBOLS OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ and the

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SYMBOLS OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel

SYMBOLS OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

WHAT DOES THIS SYMBOLIZE TO YOU?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE?

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE? 30

HOW MANY SQUARES DO YOU SEE? 30

Think of a favorite symbol for Jesus Christ An animal? An object? A scripture

Think of a favorite symbol for Jesus Christ An animal? An object? A scripture story? A prophet? WHY DOES THE LORD USE SYMBOLS?

“God teaches with symbols; it is his favorite method of teaching. ” (Elder Orson

“God teaches with symbols; it is his favorite method of teaching. ” (Elder Orson F. Whitney, Improvement Era, July, 1927 p. 861. ) "It is wholesome and proper to look for similitudes of Christ everywhere and to use them repeatedly in keeping him and his laws uppermost in our minds. " (Bruce R. Mc. Conkie, Promised Messiah, p. 453) “When we can grasp the ideas that Christ is the Master Teacher, the universe is His classroom, and the curriculum is the Atonement, we will never read the scriptures the same way again. ” (Todd Parker, BYU Devotional “All Things Testify”)

“ALL THINGS BEAR RECORD OF ME. ” (MOSES 6: 63) 1. 2. 3. 4.

“ALL THINGS BEAR RECORD OF ME. ” (MOSES 6: 63) 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 12. God/holy/everlasting Division Covenant Man/Trials Atonement Incomplete Complete, whole, perfect New beginning Posterity, judgment Christ; Divine Order (Full part but not a fullness) Priesthood

NUMBERS 1: Ox (God) • 6: Nail • 7: Weapon 2: House • 8:

NUMBERS 1: Ox (God) • 6: Nail • 7: Weapon 2: House • 8: Inner room 3: Camel (Unclean beast) • 9: Eternity/Posterity 4: Door 5: Hey (whispered) • 10: Divine order • 12: Priesthood; reigning

ABRAHAM’S COVENANT

ABRAHAM’S COVENANT

JUSTIFICATION VS SANCTIFICATION Justification Sanctification An Event A process Guiltless and Blameless Spotless On

JUSTIFICATION VS SANCTIFICATION Justification Sanctification An Event A process Guiltless and Blameless Spotless On the path Moving along the path Repented Reborn Free from taint Free from sin’s tyranny Inner vessel cleansed Filling the inner vessel Change of mind Change of heart Change of behavior Change of nature

SEASONS Fall Winter Spring Summer

SEASONS Fall Winter Spring Summer

SEASONS Fall Winter Spring Summer For as in Adam all die, even so in

SEASONS Fall Winter Spring Summer For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall be made alive. I Cor. 15: 22

VIDEO (“All Things Testify”)

VIDEO (“All Things Testify”)

(Todd Parker, “All Things Testify”, BYU Devotional)

(Todd Parker, “All Things Testify”, BYU Devotional)

ABRAHAM & ISAAC Genesis 22

ABRAHAM & ISAAC Genesis 22

GENESIS 22: 1 -14

GENESIS 22: 1 -14

“ABRAHAM [WAS] OBEDIENT UNTO THE COMMANDS OF GOD IN OFFERING UP HIS SON ISAAC,

“ABRAHAM [WAS] OBEDIENT UNTO THE COMMANDS OF GOD IN OFFERING UP HIS SON ISAAC, WHICH IS A SIMILITUDE OF GOD AND HIS ONLY BEGOTTEN SON” JACOB 4: 5 Abram means “Exalted Father” Gen 21: 2 Isaac had a miraculous birth 22: 2, 12 Isaac was called “only son” 22: 2 The sacrifice was to occur on Mt. Moriah 22: 4 Isaac saved from death on “the third day” 22: 5 Servants were told to stay behind 22: 6 Isaac carried the wood for his sacrifice 22: 7 Isaac questioned his father 22: 8 “God will provide him a lamb” 22: 9 Isaac had power to save himself 22: 9 Isaac was bound 22: 11 An angel was sent to save Isaac 22: 12 Abraham was willing to sacrifice his son 22: 13 A lamb was offered 22: 17 “I will multiply thy seed as the stars” Heavenly Father is our Exalted Father Christ’s birth was miraculous Christ is “Only Begotten Son” Golgotha is on Mt. Moriah Christ conquered death on the third day Apostles stayed behind at Gethsemane Christ carried his cross Christ questioned His Father God provided Christ as the Lamb Christ had power to save Himself Christ was bound An angel was sent to strengthen Christ Heavenly Father was willing to sacrifice His Son Christ was the Lamb that was offered The Atonement multiplies Christ’s seed All nations blessed because of Christ

WHO AM I? HOW ARE YOU LIKE ISAAC? HOW ARE YOU LIKE ABRAHAM? WHAT

WHO AM I? HOW ARE YOU LIKE ISAAC? HOW ARE YOU LIKE ABRAHAM? WHAT IS YOUR ISACC?

SYMBOLS OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel

SYMBOLS OF JESUS CHRIST Jesus Christ and the Everlasting Gospel