Administration of Blessings

Jul 11, 2019
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Administering to someone is still somewhat of a foreign land to me. I still have many questions that I grapple with on this subject. There are several kinds of blessings that are performed by the laying on of hands. Most…

The Mechanics of Priesthood, Power, and Faith

May 11, 2018
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What is the priesthood? What is the power of the priesthood and how does that work? What is the difference between authority and power? I come across questions like these regularly from friends, family, at church, and in online forums;…


Nov 5, 2016
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The following are interesting excerpts from Webster’s 1828 dictionary for the word “power.” 1. In a philosophical sense, the faculty of doing or performing any thing; the faculty of moving or of producing a change in something;…Power in man is…

The Holy Priesthood After the Order of the Son of God

Jun 6, 2014
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How to Deal With Those in Error

Mar 14, 2014
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“If any are in error, try to reclaim them by kindness; if they have a bad spirit, show them a better one; if any do not do right, do right yourselves and say, ‘Come follow me, as I follow Christ.’…

Notes From the Climb: Sept – Oct 2013

Oct 31, 2013
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September 1 Nephi 2:16 – First, the Lord softens our hearts. “That our garments may be pure, that we may be clothed upon with robes of righteousness, with palms in our hands, and crowns of glory upon our heads, and…

Be worthy, be there

Sep 23, 2012
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I have been thinking about priesthood service; what it means and the principles upon which it operates. D&C 121:36 reveals a simple truth: …the rights of the priesthood are inseparably connected with the powers of heaven, and that the powers of heaven…