Nehemiah’s work provoked hostile reactions from some of the pagans. We can change our praying habits and seek the kingdom for others first. If we were truly honest, we more often pray for God’s kingdom to come into our own lives instead of someone else’s. In the Kingdom parables of the Bible (ones that often begin, “The kingdom of heaven is like …”), Jesus explained what the Kingdom will be like and what we must do to enter the Kingdom. You may want to fast and pray to know how to use your time, talents, and possessions to build up the kingdom. Jesus told him to keep the commandments: not to commit adultery, kill, steal, or bear false witness, and to honor his father and mother. Repent of sins (see D&C 58:42–43 [Scripture Mastery]). “We can pay an honest tithing and contribute to our fast offering, welfare, … and missionary funds” (in Conference Report, Apr. That’s great, because together, all of us make up the kingdom. Build it up where he has given you citizenship, family, and friends. To receive this blessing, we must make decisions daily about how we will use our time, talents, and possessions. Ask students: What are some ways we can strengthen ourselves as members of the kingdom of God? ), Have the assigned sister list the ways we can develop our talents, as explained in Gospel Principles chapter 34, “Developing Our Talents.”. Ask students to identify specific areas in their life that they could change in order to live more righteously. Being actively engaged in the work of the kingdom, at any level, will bless our lives and provide growth in countless circumstances. Make a plan and do it. We aren’t called to build kingdoms. Start a Conversation with a Stranger. How can we learn what the Lord wants us to do with our talents? Sheryl Giesbrecht Turner, television and radio personality, international speaker, author of four books, including “It’ll Be Okay: Finding God When Doubt Hides the Truth” (Redemption Press, 2018) www.fromashestobeauty.com. The Lord has provided many opportunities for us to use our time, develop our talents, and use our possessions to serve others. We should willingly serve wherever we are. We need to knock that habit out of ourselves to participate in God's kingdom. President Brigham Young gave this counsel: “If you give anything for the building up of the Kingdom of God, give the best you have. He who will work to build the kingdom of God must be on guard against arrows that are directed at his face—but perhaps even more on guard for the arrows directed at his back. How would you explain the kingdom of God to a 15-year-old? Invite students to share examples from their own experiences. When they were in Europe studying, the Ottleys realized that they had an especially important and difficult decision to make. In this connection, let us ponder these truths: A stake of Zion is a part of Zion. How did the Ottleys learn what the Lord wanted them to do with their talents? The Ottleys understood that our time, talents, and possessions are really not ours at all, but the Lord’s. We all have possessions that we can use to build the kingdom of God. Several years ago a group of Saints on the island of Tasmania learned that Joseph Fielding Smith, then President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles and later President of the Church, was touring the South Australian Mission. That’s great, because together, all of us make up the kingdom. The kingdom is a huge theme in the Bible, and yet it can be difficult to define. What personal possessions might we use to build the kingdom? I’m going to share six this week and six next week. “… Few of us are called upon to sacrifice much of what we possess. …. Building God’s Kingdom 6/30/07 Last week- talked about being … Kingdom minded people and having a Kingdom heart, for the purpose of building God’s Kingdom. Invite a student to recite or read Mosiah 2:17 (Scripture Mastery). Elder Bruce R. McConkie told us how we can build up the kingdom: “It is our privilege to raise the warning voice to our neighbors and to go on missions and offer the truths of salvation to our Father’s other children everywhere. Ask students to identify three ways they can build the Lord’s kingdom where they live and to list them in the “Notes and Impressions” section of their student manual. Discuss with your family the need to make sacrifices in order to build the kingdom. Pay a full and honest tithing (see Malachi 3:8–10 [Scripture Mastery]). ), “We have covenanted in the waters of baptism to love and serve him [the Lord], to keep his commandments, and to put first in our lives the things of his kingdom. There are at least a dozen principles we learn from Scripture about how to use our influence as a Kingdom builder. Jesus then told him to sell his possessions, give to the poor, and follow Him. Ask students to explain what it means to them. As Church members, we should do what we can to bring to pass much righteousness. We may witness to it, testify to it, plant signs of it or work or build for (the word for introduces a big difference, as Tom Wright points out) it, etc. Spirit Led Decision-Making (Romans 14:17) The Bible says that the Kingdom of God is righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Or you can be righteous, commanding the respect and admiration of your associates in all walks of life, and enjoying the love of the Lord. You cannot create a stake of Zion without creating a part of Zion. It is our task to build the city of God. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. The Lord had indeed been preparing them for service. What is the best thing you have to devote to the Kingdom of God? God’s commands apply to all of life, not just some of life. We have been given the responsibility to help build the kingdom of God. His role … Share the following invitation from President Gordon B. Hinckley: “I invite every one of you, wherever you may be as members of this church, to stand on your feet and with a song in your heart move forward, living the gospel, loving the Lord, and building the kingdom. How can I seek first the kingdom of God? This is the second in a four part series on The Kingdom of God. … Let us devote every qualification we are in possession of to the building up of God’s kingdom, and you will accomplish the whole of it” (Discourses of Brigham Young, 445). Zion is here in South America and the Saints who comprise this part of Zion are and should be a leavening influence for good in all these nations. In this sense, the kingdom of God is spiritual—Jesus said His kingdom was not of this world (John 18:36), and He preached that repentance is necessary to be a part of the kingdom of God (Matthew 4:17). God’s Kingdom. A main concept in the Old Testament Christ’s own references to the kingdom of God were not new—the concept was a central, constant part of God’s revelation to Israel from the beginning. Sometimes even those who’ve followed Jesus for a long time find the kingdom message a difficult one to grasp. What can we do to be active in the Church and live up to our commitments to the Lord? “This then is the counsel of the Brethren: Build up Zion, but build it up in the area where God has given you birth and nationality. Then have a student read to the class the introduction to chapter 8 in the student manual (p. 52). At times this responsibility may require us to make great sacrifices. Perhaps we can feed or clothe someone in need, or give shelter to a homeless person. When a person becomes saved, what you have done is plundered the kingdom of Let me clarify one major thing. John A. Widtsoe [1954], 214). Isaiah 11:11-16. There appeared the statement: ‘Brother Garcia will serve at great sacrifice to his family, for he is the means of much of the family support. “The gathering place for Peruvians is in the stakes of Zion in Peru, or in the places which soon will become stakes. He will help you discover what you can do to build the kingdom as you open your ears to hear the word of God and open your heart to understand and feel the desire to help. “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,”. It is the talents God has given you. As lay people we are invited to follow the example of Christ, to accept our call and our cross and follow him to eternal glory. As we serve, our ability to serve is increased. Where exactly do we get the idea that we should be building God’s kingdom? Their answer came during a sacrament meeting at the close of a fasting period. Ask: How do each of the attitudes and activities listed on the board strengthen the Church? Matthew 3:1-2 In those days John the Baptist came, … When we pay our tithes and offerings, we are helping to build the kingdom. Then the Lord made it possible for them to return to Salt Lake City. Born in poverty but nurtured in faith, Jose prepared for a mission call. “President Kimball listened attentively as this statement was read to him, and then he responded: ‘Have him sell his stamp collection. Listen to the prophet’s counsel (see D&C 1:38 [Scripture Mastery, D&C 1:37–38]). The phrase ‘Kingdom of God’ (also ‘Kingdom of Heaven’ or ‘Kingdom of Light’) appears more than 80 times in the New Testament. It is supremely costly and extraordinarily dangerous. We can see from Scripture many references of God’s kingdom as it already exists in heaven. 1998, 37; or Ensign, May 1998, 29–30). Since God is the Creator of everything, He reigns over all things. He who will work to build the kingdom of God must be on guard against arrows that are directed at his face—but perhaps even more on guard for the arrows directed at his back. Assign class members to present any stories, scriptures, or quotations you wish. He has but one possession—a treasured stamp collection—which he is willing to sell, if necessary, to help finance his mission.’. Ask: How do “hot coals” relate to activity in the Church? She offered her home in the city as a place for the elders to teach a class of investigators. Ask them to set some specific goals that will help them succeed. 1975, 76; or Ensign, May 1975, 51). There may be times when we will be asked to give more, and to make greater sacrifices to further the Lord’s work. Have students read the statement from Elder Derek A. Cuthbert on pages 54–55 in the student manual. It is our task to build the city of God. We recommend that you follow Christ’s own instructions and “seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you” (Matthew 6:33).The first step toward being in that Kingdom is learning about repentance.We invite you to download our free booklet Change Your Life! And the best part – together we build up the kingdom of God. Ask: Why does each member play an important part in the growth of the Church? It is our task to build the city of God. In the Kingdom parables of the Bible (ones that often begin, “The kingdom of heaven is like …”), Jesus explained what the Kingdom will be like and what we must do to enter the Kingdom. He who will work to build the kingdom of God must be on guard against arrows that are directed at his face—but perhaps even more on guard for the arrows directed at his back. The father of this family expressed his family’s willingness to “go the extra mile” in these words: “I have realized that everything we have is of the Lord. In the middle of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explains the value of having "treasures in heaven," i.e. Spirit Led Decision-Making (Romans 14:17) The Bible says that the Kingdom of God is righteousness, peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. We are to do all that we do to the glory of God (1 Corinthians 10:31) and to do everything we do “in the name of the Lord Jesus” (Colossians 3:17). Nehemiah’s work provoked hostile reactions from some of the pagans. They had to make many decisions regarding their use. We help build the kingdom of God by living righteously. We can’t extend God’s reign, but we can help people understand what it’s like to live under His reign. It is supremely costly and extraordinarily dangerous. They had both received the same instructions by the Spirit—that their work was at home. Every adult member should be a full-tithe payer and contribute a generous fast offering” (“Strengthen Thy Stakes,” Ensign, Jan. 1991, 5). Display visual 10-a, “Jesus telling the rich young ruler what to do to inherit eternal life.”, 10-a, Jesus telling the rich young ruler what to do to inherit eternal life, The New Testament contains a story of a man who asked Jesus what he should do to inherit eternal life. In 1 Corinthians 12, Paul compares the body of Christ to a human body: Each of us is unique, but together we make the body complete. Funds from these are to be used for sustaining missionary work, building meetinghouses and temples, and contributing to other righteous expenditures to build the kingdom. Take your Bible if you will and let’s look at the 6th chapter of Zechariah. A stake has geographical boundaries. This tells us that God has a plan to establish His kingdom on this earth as it already is in heaven. What does it mean to put the “things of the kingdom” first in our lives? We aren’t called to build kingdoms. President Brigham Young said: “Now, sisters, … you should consider your time golden, it is actually wealth. A Kingdom builder operates in a different power that the rest of the world – the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit who offers guidance every step of the way. In doing them, you will bless those around you even as God … Sister JoAnn Ottley related an experience in learning to build the kingdom of God. We all have possessions that we can use to build the kingdom of God. How can I seek first the kingdom of God? What does it mean that the Ottleys’ desire to be used by the Lord went beyond just being obedient? We should willingly serve wherever … The kingdom of God is, in essence, God’s redemptive reign. A Kingdom builder gathers with God’s people and joins up with a small group for encouragement and accountability. (See “The Apples in a Seed,” in Turning Points [1981], 23–29.). We can see from Scripture many references of God’s kingdom as it already exists in heaven. To create a stake is like founding a City of Holiness. (See “Germans Aid Idahoans,” Church News, 14 Aug. 1976, 10. This video is a whiteboard explanation of the Kingdom of GOD. You can soil your record, defile your soul, trample underfoot virtue, honor, and goodness, and thus forfeit an exaltation in the kingdom of God. In what ways can the Church be a leavening influence in a country? Colossians 1:12-13 Hence all of Christian existence has to do with understanding this call and with organizing our response to this call. When we pay our tithes and offerings, we are helping to build the kingdom. Each of us is given an equal number of hours in every day. The gathering place for Chileans is in Chile; for Bolivians it is in Bolivia; for Koreans it is in Korea; and so it goes through all the length and breadth of the earth. Ask: In our day, where should the members of the Church gather? Luke 12:47–48 (of him unto whom much is given, much is required), Alma 34:32 (today is the time to prepare to meet God), Doctrine and Covenants 65 (prepare the way of the Lord), Doctrine and Covenants 82:18–19 (work for the benefits of all), Read Gospel Principles chapter 34, “Developing Our Talents.”. “And know this: God will bless that nation which so orders its affairs as to further his work” (“Come: Let Israel Build Zion,” Ensign, May 1977, 118). God wants us to build His kingdom for His glory. All of these are things you can find seconds to minutes to do today. Perhaps we can feed or clothe someone in need, or give shelter to a homeless person. By using our time, talents, and possessions freely and willingly, we can help spread the gospel and build the kingdom. … It does seem to me to be part of the entire covenant of giving of our time, our talents, and our means to the work of the Lord [to leave of our own free choice some of our possessions for building up the kingdom of God].” (See Isaac M. Stewart, “I Have a Question,” Ensign, Aug. 1975, 23–24. We can invite them into the joy of God’s Kingdom … We need to get into the position and posture of saying Yes to whatever God is asking. (See Glenn V. Bird, “Miracle at San Fernando,” New Era, Jan. 1977, 28–29. These might include: Pray and study the scriptures daily (see Joshua 1:8 [Scripture Mastery]). The Lord calls us to give to others. This video is a whiteboard explanation of the Kingdom of GOD. Ask: Why is it important to build the kingdom of God in our own country? This tells us that God has a plan to establish His kingdom on this earth as it already is in heaven. The Ottleys desired to be obedient, but beyond that they yearned to serve the Lord in building His kingdom here on the earth. They had spent their entire lifetimes studying and developing these gifts. The man answered that he had observed these commandments all of his life. Ask them to identify the blessings of service. The Gospel and the Productive Life Teacher Manual Religion 150, The Plan of Salvation for Heavenly Father’s Children, Faith in Jesus Christ Gives Us Power to Provide for Ourselves and Others, Recognizing and Developing Talents and Abilities, Each of Us Can Help Build the Kingdom of God on Earth, Becoming Self-Reliant in the Lord’s Way, Selecting and Becoming an Eternal Companion, “These Things Shall Give Thee Experience”, “Each of Us Can Help Build the Kingdom of God on Earth,” The Gospel and the Productive Life Teacher Manual Religion 150 (2004), 34–38, “Each of Us Can Help Build the Kingdom of God on Earth,” The Gospel and the Productive Life Teacher Manual, 34–38. If we were truly honest, we more often pray for God’s kingdom to come into our own lives instead of someone else’s. and when one becomes saved, it is God who saved them. Together we shall stay the course and keep the faith, the Almighty being our strength” (in Conference Report, Sept.–Oct. The man was sad when he heard this counsel, and he went away grieving, “for he had great possessions.” (See Mark 10:17–22.). In return he has promised us eternal life in his Father’s kingdom. …. to begin the process.. Most of these references occur in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke.While the exact term is not found in the Old Testament, the existence of God’s Kingdom is expressed similarly in the Old Testament. We’re just called to advance the good Kingdom that is already established. Such sacrifice will be to him a blessing’” (in Conference Report, Oct. 1978, 83; or Ensign, Nov. 1978, 56). Have students tell what they think the kingdom of God is. Have the sisters think about this question: What has the Lord given me that I can use in this great work of building up the kingdom? There may be times when we will be asked to give more, and to make greater sacrifices to further the Lord’s work. The Latter-day Saint Woman: Basic Manual for Women, Part B, Lesson 1: Jesus Christ, Our Sure Foundation, Lesson 14: Withstanding the Evils of the World, Lesson 17: What Our Home Teachers Can Do for Us, Lesson 20: Our Temple and Family History Responsibilities, Lesson 23: First Aid, Part 1: Preventing and Preparing for Injuries, Lesson 24: First Aid, Part 2: Treating Injuries, Lesson 30: Learning to Delegate Responsibility, Lesson 32: Setting Personal and Family Goals, “Lesson 10: Building the Kingdom of God,” The Latter-day Saint Woman: Basic Manual for Women, Part B (2000), 73–79, “Lesson 10: Building the Kingdom of God,” The Latter-day Saint Woman: Basic Manual for Women, Part B, 73–79. It is supremely costly and extraordinarily dangerous. 2000, 79). Sister Ottley became a member of the Tabernacle Choir, and Brother Ottley joined the Music Department at the University of Utah. The Young Men and the Young Women of the district also contributed by working one day of their vacation to earn money to give to the flood victims. These humble, faithful people, numbering 185, wanted President Smith to dedicate their chapel. Have them write in the “Notes and Impressions” section of their student manuals what they plan to do to improve in each selected area. You will witness to others in your words and deeds. Sometimes we must make personal sacrifices to do this. Looking at these two aspects of the kingdom, we see that Jesus said, the kingdom is coming by God’s will in earth as it is in heaven. I was present the day his [mission] recommendation was received. Preach repentance, not “feel-good” Christianity. “As we invest our time, talents, and means to build Zion, our hearts are purified, our wisdom increases, celestial habits begin to form, and the Holy Spirit prepares us to receive the presence of the Father and the Son. We can’t extend God’s reign, but we can help people understand what it’s like to live under His reign. Explain that in a talk to youth and young single adults, President Gordon B. Hinckley gave six ways to help us strengthen ourselves against the challenges we face (see “A Prophet’s Counsel and Prayer for Youth,” Ensign, Jan. 2001, 4). It seems reasonable to suggest that we each agreed to that in our premortal life. The Ottleys were to return to the United States. (List responses on the chalkboard.). They taught and baptized several investigators, and six years later the branch of the Church there was made up of almost two hundred members. In the early days of the Church, the Lord asked the Saints to gather to the center places of the Church, such as Kirtland, Ohio; Jackson County, Missouri; Nauvoo, Illinois; and Utah. The Lord gave Sister Ottley and her husband, Jerold Ottley, special talents for music. God has called us in Jesus Christ to help to build the kingdom. 1995, 96; or Ensign, Nov. 1995, 72). God’s Kingdom. Both of them knew that if they remained in Europe, they would have many opportunities for success. Help students understand that in serving the Lord it is not where we serve but how. The key decisions pertaining to education, career, marriage, and the very use of our time, talent, and means should prayerfully hinge on how best we serve the Master, building His kingdom and becoming perfected in Him. Brother and Sister Ottley repeatedly fasted and prayed to know the will of the Lord. Invite students to suggest some attitudes and actions of individual Church members that help strengthen the Church. God made us all different. The Kingdom of God was the main message of Jesus Christ. Individuals and families are strengthened by activity in the Church. Learn to manage your time wisely so you may better serve the Lord. In what ways can we use our time more wisely to build up the kingdom of God? You can be a Kingdom Builder by giving sacrificially. Zion is the pure in heart; we gain purity of heart by baptism and by obedience. Invite students to share experiences about Church members they know who are a leavening influence in their branch, ward, stake, or community and how they make a difference and bless others. Each of us has also been given talents and abilities that we may use in building up the kingdom of God. As Christians, we are not to retreat from the world but rather are sent into it … In the middle of the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus explains the value of having "treasures in heaven," i.e. Blessings come as we serve in the kingdom of God. “We are confident that members of the Church throughout the world will be blessed as they heed this counsel and work to strengthen their local Church units and communities” (“Counsel about Immigration,” Ensign, Mar. What did Elder McConkie teach about Zion? We help build the kingdom of God by living righteously. Individuals and families are strengthened by activity in the Church. Our Heavenly Father has blessed each of us with time, talents, and possessions. They knew that their chapel must be free of debt to be dedicated to the Lord, and in two days they raised a rather large sum of money (over $10,000) to clear the building of debt. The Kingdom of God is not an actual location. Imagine the breakthrough we’d see in our prayer lives! There are many ways you can help further the Gospel of Jesus and advance the Kingdom of God. We’re just called to advance the good Kingdom that is already established. Great people to live with. … We can labor on welfare projects, engage in genealogical research, perform … ordinances in the temples. In order to aid the victims, the members of the German district held a special fast day in addition to the regular fast Sunday. Everybody has influence. Nehemiah’s work provoked hostile reactions from some of the pagans. Now, this book, as we well know – and I’ll take a minute or two to review. After Jesus Christ returns, the survivors of all the nations will be gathered, and He … There followed more months of study, preparation, and testing. God has called us in Jesus Christ to help to build the kingdom. Kingdom of God, also called Kingdom Of Heaven, in Christianity, the spiritual realm over which God reigns as king, or the fulfillment on Earth of God’s will.The phrase occurs frequently in the New Testament, primarily used by Jesus Christ in the first three Gospels. By thrusting in our sickles, we reap a double portion—for ourselves and for the kingdom” (in Conference Report, Apr. Have a class member tell how she manages her time in order to accomplish her Church work and serve in other ways. Read the following statement from Elder Bruce R. McConkie, who was a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles: “Stakes of Zion are … being organized at the ends of the earth. But, we can change that. These are precious gifts from our Heavenly Father. What does it mean to be a “leavening influence”? But Jesus promises us that when we sacrifice “for [his] sake, and the gospel’s, … [we] shall receive an hundredfold now in this time, … and in the world to come eternal life” (Mark 10:29–30). Some sold land and others sold furniture and other personal possessions to raise the needed funds. A Kingdom builder gathers with God’s people and joins up with a small group for encouragement and accountability. They demonstrated a willingness to sacrifice their possessions for the building up of the kingdom. ), Members of the Hanover District of the Germany Hamburg Mission decided to “go the extra mile” in building the kingdom when a town in the state of Idaho in the United States was flooded. We can change our praying habits and seek the kingdom for others first. We reviewed ten simple ways to build God's kingdom. Take your Bible if you will and let’s look at the 6th chapter of Zechariah. But … But, we can change that. The purpose of this lesson is to teach us ways to use our time, talents, and possessions to help build the kingdom of God. It’s easy to think of the Kingdom of God as a physical … A short time later, Brother Ottley was called by the First Presidency of the Church to be the conductor of the Tabernacle Choir. List the six ways on the board and ask students to share examples or insights on the prophet’s counsel to: Have a student read to the class President Thomas S. Monson’s story on page 53 of the student manual. Although most of us are not asked to give all our possessions for the Lord’s work, we should be willing to do so if called upon. What are some ways we may be called upon to use our time, talents, and possessions to help build up the kingdom? … Let us consider this, and no longer sit with hands folded, wasting time, for it is the duty of every man and of every woman to do all that is possible to promote the Kingdom of God on the earth” (Discourses of Brigham Young, sel. We’d love to learn more about you and your book idea. 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