Daily Feature

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 #36 "Beloved of God, Called to Be Saints"
August 28, 2015
by BYU Studies Staff
In his epistle to the Romans, Paul expounds about how sinners can be reconciled to God. He teaches that we begin to become Saints through first having faith in Jesus Christ. Because of Christ's Atonement, our inevitable failure to earn our way into heaven is overcome through faith, baptism, and continually turning to Christ.

We are Justified by Faith in Jesus Christ

Chart 14-5: "Romans," from Charting the New Testament

The Epistle of Paul to the Romans is "a manifesto on receiving the Atonement of Jesus Christ." This chart outlines what each verse in Romans teaches us about the Atonement and how it helps us live worthy of our divine inheritance.

Understanding . . .
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Book Review
August 27, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full book notice by John M. Murphy. To read the full text of this review, follow the link below.

Although only forty-four pages, Raymond Bial's well-written children's . . .

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History of the Church Series
August 26, 2015

This daily feature is an introduction to a full article by Lyndon W. Cook. 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 . . .

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Additional Features
On August 30, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1831

Kirtland, Ohio. In response to the anxiety of the Saints, Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 63, a revelation concerning the gathering of the Saints and the purchase of land.


On this day in 1838

Far West, Missouri. Joseph Smith spent the day in an interview with Brother John Corrill, whose "conduct for some time had been very unbecoming."


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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
What is eternal progression?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

The company passed the three Babbitt group graves.

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