Teaching The Keystone of our Religion

I’ve been looking for ideas for how to teach about keystones during Seminary next year, and it seems I’m not the only one.  The interest stems from a quote by Joseph Smith that says:  I told the brethren that the Book of Mormon was the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book. (Joseph Smith) This morning I spent a few minutes looking up information on keystones, and I found several ideas that are helpful.  The most surprising one for me was the idea of using an old ice cube tray to make blocks out of plaster…

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Book of Mormon Scripture Mastery Flash Cards for 2013

My son helped me make a set of online scrpture mastery flash cards using Quzlet.  Before you ask, yes, these include the updated 2013 scripture mastery passages. Each phrase is an actual quote from the scripture so that students can learn actual scripture phrasing. Scripture Mastery Keyphrases 1 Nephi 3:7 – “I will go and do” 2 Nephi 2:25 ‘Adam fell that” 2 Nephi 2:27 – “Men are free … to choose” 2 Nephi 9:28–29 – “learned think they are wise” 2 Nephi 25:23, 26 – “we talk of Christ, we rejoice in Christ, we preach of Christ, we prophesy of Christ” 2 Nephi 28:7–9 – “Eat, drink, and be merry, for tomorrow we die” 2 Nephi 31:19–20 – “press…

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Help me Remake Magic Squares – Book of Mormon Scripture Mastery Rhymes

UPDATE: Below is the work-in-progress.  Here is a link to the final version created with help from user comments you see below: http://www.mormonshare.com/lds-clipart/book-of-mormon-scripture-mastery-… UPDATE 2 – If you are looking for strict magic squares style rhymes (without the verses) follow this link: http://www.mormonshare.com/lds-clipart/book-of-mormon-magic-squares-upda… ================== I have decided to remake Janice Tate’s Magic Squares for the new scripture mastery passages.  What a job!  There are several passages from the same chapter, so I am trying to include the verse number with my first version in every instance it makes sense.  It’s nearly impossible to say “Third Nephi Eighteen verse fiftheen and twenty through twenty-one” and come up with something that rhymes, so I’m going with the chapter number only on a…

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