June 4 (Pentecost)

Theme: You will receive power (Acts 1:8)
The Spirit endows Christ’s disciples with power to serve

Suggestion: Two passages appear below. Read the second immediately after reading the first, without pause, as if they were a single passage. Read it multiple times, so that the words can sink in.

Thus says the Holy Spirit:

I know your perplexities;
but if you call on my name,
my Spirit will go before you,
and I will continue to bless you as you have need.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 155:8
(Wallace B. Smith, 1982)

Neither be discouraged nor disheartened.
If you move out in faith and confidence
to proclaim my gospel,
my Spirit will empower you.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 154:7a
(Wallace B. Smith, 1980)

This has been the final reflection in the Easter-to-Pentecost 2017 series. Move forward in the power of the Spirit!

June 3 (Saturday)

Theme: The unity of the Spirit (Eph. 4:3)
The Spirit calls us to be united

Suggestion: Two passages appear below. Read the second immediately after reading the first, without pause, as if they were a single passage. Read it multiple times, so that the words can sink in.

Thus says the Holy Spirit:

Sustain each other in peace,
and you will be blessed with my Spirit,
in comforting and strengthening you for my work.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 117:13
(Joseph Smith III, 1873)

I know your perplexities;
but if you call on my name,
my Spirit will go before you,
and I will continue to bless you as you have need.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 155:8
(Wallace B. Smith, 1982)

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June 2 (Friday)

Theme: The unity of the Spirit (Eph. 4:3)
The Spirit calls us to be united

Suggestion: Two passages appear below. Read the second immediately after reading the first, without pause, as if they were a single passage. Read it multiple times, so that the words can sink in.

Thus says the Holy Spirit:

If you come before me in unity and love,
I will bless you with a great outpouring of compassion,
both for one another
and for the world into which you are sent.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 157:17
(Wallace B. Smith, 1988)

Sustain each other in peace,
and you will be blessed with my Spirit,
in comforting and strengthening you for my work.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 117:13
(Joseph Smith III, 1873)

About this pre-Pentecost reflection

June 1 (Thursday)

Theme: The unity of the Spirit (Eph. 4:3)
The Spirit calls us to be united

Suggestion: Two passages appear below. Read the second immediately after reading the first, without pause, as if they were a single passage. Read it multiple times, so that the words can sink in.

Thus says the Holy Spirit:

Though there are differences of opinion,
let those differences be held in unity of purpose
and desire for the good of my people.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 129:9b
(Joseph Smith III, 1909)

If you come before me in unity and love,
I will bless you with a great outpouring of compassion,
both for one another
and for the world into which you are sent.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 157:17
(Wallace B. Smith, 1988)

About this pre-Pentecost reflection

May 31 (Wednesday)

Theme: The unity of the Spirit (Eph. 4:3)
The Spirit calls us to be united

Suggestion: Two passages appear below. Read the second immediately after reading the first, without pause, as if they were a single passage. Read it multiple times, so that the words can sink in.

Thus says the Holy Spirit:

Seek to be reconciled with one another.
Do not let your differences separate you
and thus vitiate my influence for good in the world.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 151:8b
(W. Wallace Smith, 1974)

Though there are differences of opinion,
let those differences be held in unity of purpose
and desire for the good of my people.

Adapted from Doctrine and Covenants 129:9b
(Joseph Smith III, 1909)

About this pre-Pentecost reflection