I was asked to speak in Sacrament Meeting next week on the topic of ‘The Promised Land’ based on Ether 2. This is not a topic that I already have ready to go off the top of my head. I looked at lds.org and it is not one of the talk help topics. I did find an interesting article from Elder Holland in a 1976 Ensign. I wonder if he would write the same article today? I also found an article by Michael Ash in Mormon Times.
I feel certain that the bishopric probably want me to make it patriotic. I am fairly patriotic, but I am often a bit uncomfortable mixing that with my religion, particularly in a Sacrament Meeting talk.
Any thoughts, references or links on this topic would be appreciated.
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