168: Faith and Works (NT Gospel Doctrine Lesson 42)

“Pure Religion”

Perhaps a better question than “are we saved by faith or works?” is “How can we save others through our faith and works?
Class Member Reading: James 1 – 5

Additional Reading: Bible Dictionary, “James,” 709; “James, Epistle of,” 709–10.

Scripture Chain: James 1:5–6; Matthew 21:22; Alma 37:37; 3 Nephi 18:20–21; D&C 112:10; Joseph Smith—History 1:11–19


Jody, Meredith, and Kevin return to the class.


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“True Religion”, President Howard W. Hunter

“By Love, Serve One Another,” Elder Victor Brown

JustServe.org Great source to coordinate and find service opportunities

Why the Church is as True as the Gospel

Why Religion? 

Versions of the First Vision, Joseph Smith Papers Project



Thanks to Trent Oliphant for editing the discussion and to Marshal McDonald for the bumper music!

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