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Sweep the Earth helps members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS or Mormons) share the restored Gospel by word and by example – in other words, do missionary work – more often and more powerfully. Learn more.

Teach one another the doctrine of the kingdom … and my grace shall attend you, that you may be instructed more perfectly … that ye may be prepared in all things when I shall send you … to testify and warn the people.
– Doctrine and Covenants 88:77-81

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Sweep The Earth offers a variety of free articles and resources to help you learn all about Mormon missionary work. Here you can obtain the word of Christ to help you prepare to declare it by the power of the Holy Ghost.

Missionary Work Tips and Guides

What Does "Sweep the Earth" Mean?

Here’s what “sweep” means: –verb (used with object) 1. to move or remove (dust, dirt, etc.) with or as if with a broom, brush, or the like. 2. to clear or clean (a floor, room, chimney, etc.) of dirt, litter, or the like, by means of a broom or brush. 3. to drive or carry…

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The Book of Mormon

Teach people one by one about the Book of Mormon. Urge them to study it prayerfully and apply its teachings in their lives. Promise them treasures of knowledge for doing so.

Help the Poor and Needy

Seek to help the poor, needy, hungry, naked, sick and afflicted. Notice them. Spend time with them. Spend money and energy on them. Share talents with them. Lift them up to where you are. Relieve them. Calm them. Love them. Fill their emptiness. “Your” money is not really your own. It is God’s. You are…

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The Book of Mormon Musical

There is a line we each must draw – a line beyond which lie all sources of entertainment and information that we will oppose. For some, this musical may fall on the other side of their line, where they place the things they accept as virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy enough to…

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Thoughts on the Importance of Missionary Work

We are lost and fallen, and always be, without Christ. It’s enough to make one yearn to weep forever to think of remaining in darkness – to think of becoming as the darkness. God cares. He cares. And He cares more than you do. By definition, He has to care more than you do. He…

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Captain Moroni: A Model of Obedience, Courage and Faith

In Alma 48, we read about Moroni, or “Captain Moroni” as he is often referred to in order to distinguish him from the Moroni who lived hundreds of years later, who was the son of Mormon and who was the final author in the Book of Mormon. It is quite possible that the latter Moroni…

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Serving a Full-Time Mission Vs. Being a Missionary

Going on a full-time LDS mission and doing missionary work are not one and the same. The first is an example of the second, assuming the full-time missionary is actually doing what they’re supposed to do. But the second, doing missionary work, is much broader and encompasses our whole lives as Church members. So, ANY…

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Key Scriptures About Sharing the Gospel

  • Jacob 5:71 – “Go to, and labor in the vineyard, with your might … labor … with me.”
  • Mosiah 3:20 – “The knowledge of a Savior shall spread throughout every nation, kindred, tongue and people.”
  • D&C 11:21 – “Obtain my word.”
  • D&C 26:3 – “Instruments in the hands of God.”
  • D&C 33:7-10 – “Thrust in your sickles.” “Open your mouths.”
  • D&C 58:27 – “Be anxiously engaged.”
  • D&C 109:80 – “Shout aloud.”
  • D&C 112:4 – “Send forth my word.”
  • D&C 115:5 – “Arise and shine forth.”
  • Moses 6:32 – “Open thy mouth.”