Dec 4: Jesus Christ, Foreordained
What are some of the things Jesus was foreordained to do?
What does your patriarchal blessing indicate are things you may have been foreordained to accomplish while in mortality?
What are you doing to live up to the foreordination you have been given?
What things do you think your family was foreordained to do?
Scriptures from the Topical Guide
- Matt. 15:24
24 But he answered and said, I am not sent but unto the lost sheep of the house of Israel.
- John 7:33
33 Then said Jesus unto them, Yet a little while am I with you, and then I go unto him that sent me.
- John 16:5
- 5 But now I go my way to him that sent me; and none of you asketh me, Whither goest thou?
- Heb. 5:5
5 So also Christ glorified not himself to be made an high priest; but he that said unto him, Thou art my Son, to day have I begotten thee.
- 1 Pet. 1:20
20 Who verily was foreordained before the foundation of the world, but was manifest in these last times for you,
- Rev. 13:8
- 8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
- Ether 3:14
14 Behold, I am he who was prepared from the foundation of the world to redeem my people. Behold, I am Jesus Christ. I am the Father and the Son. In me shall all mankind have life, and that eternally, even they who shall believe on my name; and they shall become my sons and my daughters.
- Moses 4:2
2 But, behold, my Beloved Son, which was my Beloved and Chosen from the beginning, said unto me—Father, thy will be done, and the glory be thine forever.
- Abr. 3:27
27 And the Lord said: Whom shall I send? And one answered like unto the Son of Man: Here am I, send me. And another answered and said: Here am I, send me. And the Lord said: I will send the first.
- Gen. 3:15
15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.
- Job 19:25
25 For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth:
- Isa. 25:8-9
8 He will swallow up death in victory; and the Lord GOD will wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebuke of his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for the LORD hath spoken it.
9 And it shall be said in that day, Lo, this is our God; we have waited for him, and he will save us: this is the LORD; we have waited for him, we will be glad and rejoice in his salvation.
- Isa. 26:19
19 Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
- Hosea 13:14
14 I will ransom them from the power of the grave; I will redeem them from death: O death, I will be thy plagues; O grave, I will be thy destruction: repentance shall be hid from mine eyes.
- John 1:1
1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.
- John 17:5, 24
5 And now, O Father, glorify thou me with thine own self with the glory which I had with thee before the world was.
24 Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world.
- Mosiah 3:5
5 For behold, the time cometh, and is not far distant, that with power, the Lord Omnipotent who reigneth, who was, and is from all eternity to all eternity, shall come down from heaven among the children of men, and shall dwell in a tabernacle of clay, and shall go forth amongst men, working mighty miracles, such as healing the sick, raising the dead, causing the lame to walk, the blind to receive their sight, and the deaf to hear, and curing all manner of diseases.
- 3 Ne. 9:15
15 Behold, I am Jesus Christ the Son of God. I created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are. I was with the Father from the beginning. I am in the Father, and the Father in me; and in me hath the Father glorified his name.
- D&C 76:13
13 Even those things which were from the beginning before the world was, which were ordained of the Father, through his Only Begotten Son, who was in the bosom of the Father, even from the beginning;
- D&C 93:21
21 And now, verily I say unto you, I was in the beginning with the Father, and am the Firstborn;