Phantonyms

Definitions: 4 Verses of Alma 5

Mar 19, 2014
4 min read

One of the most powerful scripture study tools I utilize is a Webster’s 1828 Dictionary. I have a free app version on my iPhone (sorry Android users, I don’t think there is one quite yet, but you can use this…

What are Doctrines, Principles & Applications?

Aug 1, 2013
3 min read

Ever find yourself thinking “I’m not quite sure I really know the definition of that word”? If not, then you are amazing and I applaud you. I’ve found it to be valuable to quiz yourself continually as to your knowledge…

Challenging some peculiar ideas about peculiar people

Feb 3, 2012
6 min read

What is most peculiar to me is how we each have our own peculiar understanding of what the word peculiar means? Are you one of those who thinks peculiar means ‘odd’ or ‘weird’? Think again.

Moderation in all things: a useless phrase

Jan 23, 2012
5 min read

Chances are, you have been guilty of using this phrase; I know that I have in the past. Since the phrase has never felt quite right to me, I figured I’d better do a little research and see if I can find out what the deal is.

The Everlasting and Eternal God

Jul 31, 2011
18 min read

Do we really understand what the scriptures say about the nature of God? Did Joseph Smith’s teachings of God contradict the Book of Mormon, the very book he said he translated by the gift and power of God?

The Meaning of Meekness

Mar 28, 2011
5 min read

The word “meek” as used in scripture seems to have a lot of importance placed on it, yet in modern society I am used to hearing the word meek used in conjunction with “weak”. So where is the disconnect?