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Lesson 9: "Seek Ye for the Kingdom of God"
|Title||Lesson 9: "Seek Ye for the Kingdom of God"|
|Publication Type||Manual Lesson|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Corporate Authors||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Manual Title||Teachings and Doctrine of the Book of Mormon (Teacher Manual)|
|Publisher||The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints|
|Place Published||Salt Lake City|
|Keywords||Chastity, Law of; Faith; Gospel of Jesus Christ; Greed; Immorality; Kingdom of God; Pride|
When the Book of Mormon prophet Jacob encouraged his people to seek for the kingdom of God (see Jacob 2:18), he did so at a time when the sins of pride, love of riches, and immorality were serious problems. These sins are a threat to the unity and progress of God’s kingdom on earth. To seek for the kingdom of God is to make living the gospel a top priority in our lives. This lesson will help students commit to forsake sin and more fully seek after God’s kingdom.
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