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Vlog #3 – Outward Performances and Inward Transformation

Mar 24, 2020
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Wrapping up Jacob 7 with understanding scriptures, the doctrine of Christ, hope, anointing our efforts, and inward transformation. *Sorry for the background noise, there are new houses being built nearby and there is a lot of heavy equipment around.

Jacob’s Sermon Condemns Having Many Wives and Concubines

Mar 12, 2020
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I know that some of what I have to say here is controversial. I’m not an authority on anything except my own opinions. This is a massive topic and I do not address all of the views and perspectives. This…

Vlog #2 – 2 Nephi 31 – The Doctrine of the Father, Son, & Holy Ghost

Mar 8, 2020
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Speaking Hard Things

Jan 27, 2020
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I’ve noticed that pop culture has influenced us at church where we feel more inclined to walk on eggshells, afraid to offend others. True, we value kindness, but I think we err in thinking that it means that we must…

Parallels Between Jesus’ Temptations and Nephi’s Vision of the Tree of Life

Jan 22, 2020
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In the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke, we find an account of Jesus being tempted by the devil while fasting in the wilderness. The scene parallels, in at least two significant ways, Nephi’s vision of the tree of life….

Study & Share: A “Come Follow Me” Story

Oct 15, 2019
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As part of our ongoing experimentation with the Come Follow Me initiative as it pertains to home study as a family, I had a nugget of inspiration that bore some good fruit. We had been trying to fit in a…

He is a good man…or no?

May 1, 2019
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There was much grumbling among the crowds concerning [Jesus]; some were saying, “He is a good man”; others were saying, “No, on the contrary, He leads the people astray.” John 7:12 NASB It is always interesting to see how people…

Mustard Seeds and Leaven

Mar 24, 2019
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There is quite a bit packed in to the chapters from Come Follow Me this week and I could write dozens of posts about so many little details but one thing has stuck in my mind. Among other things, Jesus…

Some “Come Follow Me” Experiences

Feb 20, 2019
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My feelings about the Church’s new Come Follow Me plan for families has been a little mixed. I’ve gone back and forth about it but have been willing to give it a shot and see what happens. Initially, I felt like…