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Each weekday, we spotlight content from BYU Studies: articles, reviews, web updates, staff picks, etc. These spotlights are called “Daily Features.” To read the full text for the feature, click the “Read More” link from the front page. You can download the article or other item for free during the week that it is featured.

New Testament Lesson #33 "Ye Are the Temple of God"
July 31, 2015
by BYU Studies Staff
In 1 Corinthians, Paul taught that disciples of Christ needed to be united. Their common goal united them, but what would help them maintain unity? Paul taught them to place Jesus Christ as the foundation of their work. They should not trust in the wisdom of men, but in the Holy Spirit and the power of God.

Rely on the Spirit, Not the Wisdom of the World

Chart 12-6: "Paul's Basic Theology," from Charting the New Testament

Following the spirit leads us to be unified in Christ. This chart shows how as Peter, John, and Paul were unified in Christ, they addressed similar subjects in similar ways through the power of the Holy Ghost.

"Temple Elements in Ancient . . .
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Book Review
July 30, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full book review by Patrick Q. Mason. To read the full text of this review, follow the link below.

When Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden, Latter-day . . .

History of the Church Series
July 29, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full article by F. Mark McKiernan. Each Wednesday we focus on an aspect of church history, beginning in New York in the early 19th century and progressing throughout the year to Utah in the 20th century. Find more . . .

Additional Features
On July 31, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1832

Hiram, Ohio. Joseph Smith dictated a letter to William W. Phelps concerning the brethren in the settlement of Zion in Jackson County, Missouri.

On this day in 1837

Kirtland, Ohio. Rigdon, Smith, and Cowdery for use of Smith v. Woodworth: Sidney Rigdon, Joseph Smith, and Oliver Cowdery brought suit against Eli Woodworth for not paying the note. Both parties appeared without process. The defendant claimed a set-off of book account for $3.50, and testified to his account. The balance was struck and judgment rendered against defendant for $1.68, plus court costs of $0.58.

On this day in 1838

Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith attended court and received a visit from Judge Austin A. King.

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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
What are the main similarities and differences between Confucianism and Mormonism?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

Charles Good donated 15 pairs of children’s boots.

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