Justice

God’s Justice as Taught by the Book of Mormon, Qur’an, and Joseph Smith

Oct 15, 2017
4 min read

These quotes have been sitting in my notebook for a while and a recent conversation with a friend brought them back to my attention. What I find remarkable is how nicely they fit together and convey this idea that all…

Is Agency a Negative Concept?

Sep 15, 2016
2 min read

A few days ago I heard someone at church talk about agency as a “gift” but that got me thinking if it really was or not. Perhaps you are thinking, “Well, of course it’s a gift, doesn’t everything good come…

Joseph Smith Explains How God Will Judge the Nations

Apr 22, 2014
3 min read

I love this quote from Joseph Smith on how mankind will be judged. The truths expressed are so clear and plain, you cannot help but stand in awe at the incredible balance of justice and mercy God extends to each…

Understanding the Justice and Mercy of the Degrees of Glory

Jun 15, 2013
7 min read

Today in church we had a lesson on the doctrine of the “three degrees of glory”. A comment seemed to indicate a feeling that inheriting a particular lower degree of glory as your eternal home with no chance of progression…

Justice and Mercy: A Unique Teaching Moment With my Kids

Aug 26, 2012
7 min read

Meet “Peter” the Lego Friends character who also happens to be the object of the latest source of contention in the Reed household. I’m going to try my best to accurately capture a discussion that just transpired minutes before writing…