Walked to the Makama Branch for church today. It is about 100 yards away.
asked to bear our testimonies. This branch felt so good. Sacrament was done right,
Sunday School was done right, Relief Society was done right, Elder's Quorum was done
right. It felt like home.
I want to record something from our Sunday School lesson today that has a lot of
meaning to Don and me:
"President Joseph Fielding Smith said: 'Every person who embraces the gospel
becomes of the house of Israel. In other words, they become members of the chosen
lineage, or Abraham's children through Isaac and Jacob unto whom the promises were
made. The great majority of those who become members of the Church are literal
descendants of Abraham through Ephraim, son of Joseph. Those who are not literal
descendants of Abraham and Israel must become such, and when they are baptized and
confirmed they are grafted into the tree and are entitled to all the rights and privileges