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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 . . .

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On August 1, in the life of Joseph Smith
On this day in 1829

Palmyra, New York. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 19, a revelation to Martin Harris concerning repentance and the Atonement of Jesus Christ. Martin was commanded to pay the debt that he had contracted with the printer for the publication of the Book of Mormon.

On this day in 1831

Jackson County, Missouri. Joseph Smith received Doctrine and Covenants 58, a revelation concerning the Saints in their new place of gathering.

On this day in 1834

Kirtland, Ohio. Joseph Smith arrived in Kirtland from Missouri "after a tedious journey from the midst of enemies, mobs, cholera, and excessively hot weather."

On this day in 1835

Michigan. Joseph Smith visited Michigan; he returned to Kirtland on August 23, 1835.

On this day in 1837

Canada. Joseph Smith spent most of August in Canada, where he preached, baptized, blessed the Saints, and strengthened the branches.

On this day in 1841

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith and the Saints heard reports from all the members of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles who had recently returned from missions.

On this day in 1841

Fort Madison, Iowa. Smith v. Hinkle: Joseph Smith, through his attorneys, filed his declaration, claiming Hinkle was indebted to him for books, horses, and personal property valued at $1,500.

On this day in 1843

Nauvoo, Illinois. Joseph Smith, insulted by Hancock County tax collector Walter Bagbee, struck him, knocking him to the ground. Joseph Smith asked Daniel H. Wells to allow him to plead guilty to Assault and Battery and pay a fine. Wells refused, saying in his opinion the blow was justified. Joseph Smith went to Justice of the Peace Aaron Johnson, who took the plea and Joseph Smith paid the fine.

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LDS FAQ Angle Moroni
What do ancient burial sites tell us about early Christianity?

Willie Handcart
On this day in 1856:

Miscommunication again caused problems for the company.

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