Joseph Smith Translation
Oct 04

Resource 4: Joseph Smith Translation of the Bible

The Inspired Version of the Bible – JST The Joseph Smith Translation (JST) of the Bible, also known as the Inspired Version (IV), was written by Joseph from 1830 to 1833. Our eighth article of faith states that “we believe the Bible to be the word of God, as far as it is translated correctly.” […]

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They did prosper in the land
Sep 24

They did Prosper in the Land

What does it mean to prosper in the land? Twenty-one times in the Book of Mormon, the phrase “prosper in the land” is used. Nowhere else in scripture is that exact phrase found. Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines prosper as: To carry to or toward, to favor, to render successful. This can mean a number of things […]

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LDS Citation Index
Sep 21

Resource 3: LDS Citation Index

Finding Authoritative Quotes Some years ago a BYU professor named Richard Galbraith created a scripture citation index on paper which was later made into web and mobile apps by Stephen Liddle, also a BYU professor. Since then the LDS Citation Index has had additional programming by other students to enhance it into a wonderful resource […]

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Gifts of the Spirit
Sep 19

Confidently Seeking the Gifts of the Spirit

What are Gifts of the Spirit? This study topic is on Gifts of the Spirit because in everything we do, we need to be seeking these gifts. What are these gifts? In my view, I believe the gifts of the spirit are little slices of the divine attributes of God that he bestows on men […]

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James Strong
Sep 17

Resource 2: Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible

James Strong’s Concordance James Strong was born in 1822 and died in 1894. He studied to become a theologian and created one of the greatest resources available to us today in better understanding the meaning of Biblical words. Strong’s Concordance was published in 1890 and identifies the Hebrew (for Old Testament) and Greek (for New […]

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As a Hen Gathereth her Chickens
Sep 10

As a Hen Gathereth her Chickens

In the newly renovated Jordan River temple there is a beautiful piece of art by Jeff Hein depicting Christ and a young girl feeding chickens titled “As a Hen Gathereth.” This theme appears multiple times in scripture and makes for a great topic of study to see how to use Scripture Notes in a more […]

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Noah Webster's 1828 American Dictionary
Sep 08

Resource 1: Webster’s 1828 American Dictionary

Noah Webster Noah Webster lived from 1758-1843. He wanted to create an American dictionary to standardize spelling and pronunciation. Instead of the British forms of spelling like “colour,” we have “color” today because of his work. His first dictionary contained 70,000 words, 12,000 of which had not appeared in a dictionary up to that point. […]

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search cheat sheet
Sep 07

Search Cheat Sheet

Full-Text Search in Scripture NotesScripture Notes supports full-text search features. Unlike some products that only let you search for a single word, you can do advanced searches of the scriptures with Scripture Notes. This gives you incredible power in doing searches. I will first list your modifiers and then give some specific examples.Search ModifiersModifierWhat it […]

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tutorial 6 comprehensive search and study
Sep 06

Tutorial 6: Comprehensive Search and Study Session

Scripture Notes Tutorial Day 6: Digging In! Today we’ll demonstrate a comprehensive search and study session where we really try to dig into the scriptures and how you can get deeper into scripture study using Scripture Notes. Idumea and its Destruction Open a reading pane to Doctrine and Covenants section 1 and scroll down to […]

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tutorial 5 advanced search
Sep 05

Tutorial 5: Advanced Search

Scripture Notes Tutorial Day 5: Stories and Narrowed Searches Today’s lesson will be on using the advanced search pane and you’ll be journaling a personal experience into a collection note to help facilitate this. Scripture Notes has a great way to store all your stories and be able to search for them when you need […]

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