Repentance

Awesome Quote From Joseph Smith on the Power to Become

Mar 26, 2014
1 min read

We consider that God has created man with a mind capable of instruction, and a faculty which may be enlarged in proportion to the heed and diligence given to the light communicated from heaven to the intellect; and that the…

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…

Deliverance & Rebirth: Hidden Treasures in Alma 5

Feb 14, 2014
8 min read

I was preparing an Elders Quorum lesson and felt particularly drawn to Alma 5. I fell in love with this chapter during my full-time mission days and when I really, really read it, I was highlighting so much that I…

With Sudden Violence

Nov 18, 2013
8 min read

The scriptures often talk about having a broken heart, but what does that mean? Does God want us to be sad? I believe that many of the problems we experience in understanding the ancient concepts contained in the scriptures is…

…And Say Unto You, ‘Receive the Mind of God’

Oct 30, 2013
11 min read

The Lectures on Faith is a fantastic addition to the doctrinal knowledge base of the Latter-day Saints. They were part of the Doctrine and Covenants for almost 100 years and were separated from the canon on the grounds that they…

Repentance: a process of addition not subtraction

Oct 1, 2013
1 min read

I came across this post the other day that had some interesting perspectives on repentance. How many Saints are focused way too much on the “subtraction” aspect of the repentance process? How many are locked in guilt-laden cycles focused on ceasing behavior…