New Testament Scripture Masteries
Name the reference
100 - Elder Scott quoted: “Except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God” as he talked about the importance of baptism for ALL of God’s children.
200 - Elder Holland quoted: “If ye love me, keep my commandments” as he talked about being lifetime disciples.
300 - Elder Andersen quoted: “And this is life eternal, that they might know thee the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom thou hast sent” as he talked about having faith in the Savior.
400 - Elder Bednar (and Elder Gonzalez) quoted Peter’s testimony that “Thou art the Christ” as they talked about the importance of having a strong testimony.
500 - President Eyring (and Sister Dibb) quoted the Savior’s promise that “Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me” as they talked about service.
Other Scripture Masteries
100 - Elder Scott quoted from Malachi 4 and talked about the importance of this subject.
200 - President Packer quoted from D&C 19 which is the Savior’s description of this event.
300 - Elder Andersen and Elder Gonzalez quoted from Helaman 5:12 which is a reminder for us to remember this.
400 - Elders Christensen, Hawk and Gonzalez quoted from Moroni’s promise in Moroni 10:4-5 which states that the Holy Ghost does this.
500 - President Packer (and Elders Oaks and Christensen) quoted from Mosiah 3:19 reminding us of the importance of being like whom.
100 - Elder Hales quoted from this missionary hymn which reminds us to go, say, and be what the Savior wants us to be.
200 - Elder Ballard ended his talk by asking the question found in this hymn on the importance of serving others daily.
300 - “So long thy power hath blest me, sure it still will lead me on,” from this hymn, was quoted by Elder Nash in his talk on the importance of having faith in the Savior and turning to him for comfort and guidance.
400 - President Packer quoted this hymn, with words written by President Joseph Fielding Smith, on the importance of enduring to the end, and then the choir sang it.
500 - President Packer told the story of needing lights to enter the harbor safely and quoted from this hymn which includes the chorus: “Let the lower lights be burning, send a gleam across the wave, some poor fainting, struggling seaman you may rescue, you may save.”
100 - Speaking about his experience in the Marine Corps, Elder Echo Hawk talked about first meeting his drill instructor who ridiculed each recruit, using foul language. When he came to recruit Echo Hawk's bunk, he dumped out his bag and pulled out the Book of Mormon. Leaning in close, the drill instructor whispered what?
200 - Elder Cook quoted Alma the Younger who asked the people of his day, '... if ye have experienced a change of heart, and if ye have felt to sing the song of redeeming love, I would ask, can ye feel so now?'" (Alma 5:26) and then gave this suggestion for what we might do to be able to answer yes. [See Isaiah 1:18]
300 - Elder Holland told the story of the Savior coming to Peter after his resurrection and asking him three times this question. When Peter replied “Yes,” the Savior commanded him to feed his sheep. [See John 21:15-17]
400 - Elder Ballard suggested adopting this simple, daily practice to answer the question, “How do we make this mighty change of heart (to be truly converted to the gospel)?
500 - After telling a couple of stories – one about buying a movie ticket/candy bars and one about playing on a championship team with Sunday events - Elder Gay asked the question “What shall a man give in exchange for his soul?” What point was he trying to make?
Words of the Prophet
100 - President Monson announced this policy change at the Saturday morning session of conference.
200 - President Monson quoted 2 Nephi 2:25 stating that this promise is fulfilled as we recognize we can communicate with our Heavenly Father through prayer and that he answers us.
300 - Name some of the counsel President Monson gave in his final, closing remarks.
400 - In his talk on how to combat Satan’s tools of unbelief or doubt, fear, or sin, Elder Nash quoted the following saying (fill in the blank) from a talk President Monson gave a few years ago: The future is as bright as your ________.”
500 - President Monson shared several stories where he was prompted to help someone, and in turn was blessed himself. He counseled us to do this one exercise to help us not become discouraged with the world in which we live.