We went shopping right after work, and then came home and had dinner. Then, we had Family Scripture Study.
For Family Scripture Study, we sing a hymn, as accompanied by a midi file on the church web site, we read from the Bible (We are on 1 Samuel), and we read a chapter out of the Book of Mormon (We are in 2 Nephi).
After that, we watched an episode of Firefly, which was on IMDB.com.
“How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth! Thy watchmen shall lift up the voice; with the voice together shall they sing: for they shall see eye to eye, when the Lord shall bring again Zion.
Break forth into joy, sing together, ye waste places of Jerusalem: for the Lord hath comforted his people, he hath redeemed Jerusalem. The Lord hath made bare his holy arm in the eyes of all the nations; and all the ends of the earth shall see the salvation of our God.” (Isaiah 52:7-10).
I am reminded of these scriptures when I read of Oliver Cowdery’s recollection of how it felt to be the scribe to Joseph Smith during the translation process. Surely, windows of heaven opened up to them, and they have for me as well as I have read this sacred text.
Here is what I wrote the previous time I read about Oliver Cowdery’s impressions during the translation process: How Long Did The Translation Take?