By Joyce Olesen
Dec 10, 2017

#LightTheWorld Day 10

“Search the scriptures.”—John 5:39

The scriptures contain the word of God, relayed to us through inspired servants. As we study the scriptures, we grow closer to God and gain a clearer vision of our purpose on earth.

Why? How? Where? When?  As young people these are normal thoughts. Some people read scriptures just to find peace.  Others might have something bothering them, or need the answer to a nagging question.  The first answer to where to find a scripture which applies to your problem is to go to your Bible. The King James Version authorized by “The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints” has a topical guide to help you locate your subject, and a Bible dictionary to help explain what things mean.  The topical guide has references from all accepted scripture choices.  Try searching the scriptures. I think you will find it helpful and maybe even a mind bending challenge.

Author: Joyce Olesen | is a grandmother, mother, and daughter of Scouters. She loves kids, camping, country music and sports cars. Her Dad was a Scout leader in Chicago in the early 1920’s and having only daughters did not bolster his Scouting hopes. As his “Scout” she was tying regulation knots by the time she was 7.

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