Mysteries

“Who has known the Mind of the Lord?”

Sep 15, 2015
3 min read

1 Corinthians 2:9-16 But as it is written: “What eye has not seen, and ear has not heard, and what has not entered the human heart, what God has prepared for those who love him,” this God has revealed to…

Truths that Joseph Smith’s Seer Stone Continues to Reveal

Aug 10, 2015
16 min read

When I first saw the pictures of Joseph Smith’s primary seer stone my first thought was, “Oh, cool, I’m glad they released some pictures. I knew it was a small, chocolate-colored stone but I didn’t realize it had stripes.” and that was…

Climb

Jul 16, 2015
1 min read

CLIMB, verb intransitive 1. To creep up by little and little, or step by step; to mount or ascend, by means of the hands and feet; to rise on any fixed object, by seizing it with the hands and lifting…

Faith, Fiction and Going Beyond First Impressions

Mar 29, 2015
13 min read

“I had the same good feeling while reading scriptures and while watching a fictional movie, how is that possible?” I have heard this question or something like it asked time and time again. I’ve heard this example used to illustrate how ’emotions…

“The word is very nigh unto thee…”

Feb 8, 2015
1 min read

“For this commandment which I command thee this day, it is not hidden from thee, neither is it far off. It is not in heaven, that thou shouldest say, Who shall go up for us to heaven, and bring it…

You Might be a Mystic if…

Jan 18, 2015
1 min read

Just thought I’d share an old quote I came across again from “Thomas” who was a commenter on a post at TempleStudy.com. I don’t know who this guy is but I like the way he thinks. He shared some very profound truths…

Understanding the Character of God and Revelation

Mar 3, 2014
1 min read

There are but a very few beings in the world who understand rightly the character of God. The great majority of mankind do not comprehend anything, either that which is past, or that which is to come, as it respects…

Notes From the Climb: May – June 2013

Dec 18, 2013
2 min read

The following are selected excerpts from my personal “small plates“. I am an advocate of recording personal revelatory insights and desire to share my experiences to encourage others. May Fear lulls us into a false comfort. Real and rewarding comfort…

The Path to Theophany, commentary on 1 Nephi 11

Aug 16, 2013
12 min read

The following is simply a personal commentary on 1 Nephi 11 and how it relates to theophany. These are my own observations and overlook many, many other important doctrines and principles contained in these verses. My object was to explore…

The Lord’s People Receive Revelation by Bruce R. McConkie

Jul 26, 2013
9 min read

The following talk is from an April 1971 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Bruce R. McConkie. A commenter named “Thomas” at TempleStudy.com mentioned this article and I have reposted here for oneClimbs readers….

VIDEO: The Mystery of Magenta

Jun 28, 2013
0 min read

Sometimes some of the greatest mysteries are right in front of our eyes every day. This morning I came across this YouTube Video called “The Mystery of Magenta” and was really interested in how this guy approached the subject of…

Sacred Silence and the Mysteries of God

Oct 13, 2012
7 min read

Occasionally I will hear the subject of “mysteries” brought up in a church class or in conversations with other church members like it is an off-limits subject; “Don’t go delving into those mysteries!” I often wonder if they know what…