Book of Mormon Stories...
The Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ & confirms the truths found in the Holy Bible. It is a volume of scripture, which compiles the teachings…
Detail of the painting, 'Look To Your Children'. The climax of the Book of Mormon event depicting angelic ministrations to children during the Savior’s visit at the Nephite temple. Contemporary readers likely interpret 3 Nephi’s narrative of angelic ministration to these children as the act of giving priesthood blessings to them. Teichert transforms this scene into a literal feast, with angels serving children the way she performed her own “grandmotherly acts” of caring for her grandchildren.
Teichert 'Love Story' ~ This is a fun painting! A wonderful transformation of the terse account of the marriage of Ishmael’s daughters to Lehi’s sons into a boisterous dance number right out of an Ancient Near Eastern “West Side Story” or “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers,” replete with tambourines & cymbals, billowing costumes, and flirtatious smiles. As in many of Teichert’s other paintings, the women steal the scene, as does the color red.
There are so many we can look to in our day as heroes, men and women of faith, courage, and integrity—who have given us good examples, directing our attention toward the way of true success, real peace, and enduring joy. From the Book of Mormon, we can learn much from Enos www.lds.org/scriptures/gs/enos-son-of-jacob, including his wrestle before God in mighty prayer. www.lds.org/scriptures/bofm/enos/1.4?lang=eng#1 •Who are some of your heroes and why? •Will you too be a hero for others?