Promised Blessings
    Footnotes

    “Promised Blessings,” Friend, Apr. 2006, 48

    Promised Blessings

    Through the Atonement of Jesus Christ, all people will be resurrected. Everyone will have his or her body and immortal spirit reunited after death. The Atonement also gives other promised blessings to those who repent and obey God’s commandments. To discover a few of those promises, look up the missing words in the scriptures. Then fill in the word(s) in the numbered blanks. When you are finished, the shaded squares will reveal a reminder of these promised blessings.

    1. Moroni 7:41 “And what is it that ye shall hope for? Behold I say unto you that ye shall have ________ through the atonement of Christ and the power of his resurrection, to be raised unto life eternal, and this because of your faith in him according to the promise.”

    2. Alma 38:8 “And it came to pass that I was three days and three nights in the most bitter pain and anguish of soul; and never, until I did cry out unto the Lord Jesus Christ for mercy, did I receive a remission of my sins. But behold, I did cry unto him and I did find _______ to my soul.”

    3. Articles of Faith 1:3 “We believe that through the Atonement of Christ, all mankind may be _______, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the Gospel.”

    4. D&C 45:4–5 “Father, behold the sufferings and death of him who did no sin, in whom thou wast well pleased; behold the blood of thy Son which was shed, the blood of him whom thou gavest that thyself might be glorified;

      “Wherefore, Father, spare these my brethren that believe on my name, that they may come unto me and have ______ _______.”

    5. Alma 7:14 “Now I say unto you that ye must repent, and be born again; for the Spirit saith if ye are not born again ye cannot inherit the kingdom of heaven; therefore come and be baptized unto repentance, that ye may be washed from your sins, that ye may have faith on the Lamb of God, who taketh away the sins of the world, who is mighty to save and to _______ from all unrighteousness.”

    6. D&C 76:69 “These are they who are just men made _______ through Jesus the mediator of the new covenant, who wrought out this perfect atonement through the shedding of his own blood.”

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    • 1) hope, 2) peace, 3) saved, 4) everlasting life, 5) cleanse, 6) perfect. Reminder: Easter.

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