Revelation

Receiving Knowledge From God

Aug 8, 2012
2 min read

These insightful words from Brigham Young are interesting to ponder in light of the responsibility that comes with receiving revelation.

Parting the Veil

Mar 6, 2012
4 min read

The veil was one of the core elements of the Hebrew temple. It was the dividing line between this world and the symbolic, or from time to time, literal presence of God. There are many meanings, doctrines, principles, types and…

Of Parables, Symbols and QR Codes

Feb 12, 2012
7 min read

You’ve probably seen QR codes around and you may or may not know what they’re for, but God uses them, well, something like them to indicate that there are truths hidden in plain sight.

Video: Joseph Smith’s Last Dream

Jun 26, 2011
4 min read

Here is a great video that was produced that presents an account provided by William W. Phelps of what he allegedly heard Joseph Smith tell him about the last dream he had before he was martyred.

Breakdown of Alma 32:28

Jun 12, 2011
16 min read

This is one of my favorite all-time verses for a multitude of reasons but I was thinking about it a lot today and thought I put some of these ideas together.

What is the “eye of faith”?

Apr 4, 2011
10 min read

This phrase occurs only in the Book of Mormon but it has always drawn my interest as to what it could mean. I’ve studied it for quite a while and would like to share a little of what I have found thus far.

The Wise Man on the Mountain

Sep 27, 2010
18 min read

At some point in life we all may have struggled with becoming distracted while we pray; our minds wander off to other topics or we don’t feel like a connection is being made. Several years ago my Institute of Religion teacher shared something with me that changed how I viewed prayer forever.

Belief, Faith, Hope, Perfect Knowledge and the Scientific Method

Sep 17, 2010
17 min read

What is belief and what is faith? Where does hope enter the picture? Where does knowledge stand in relation to these principles and how does it all work together?

A Guide to Keeping Your Own “Small Plates”

Aug 30, 2010
15 min read

In first Nephi chapter one verse one of the Book of Mormon, Nephi begins by saying “…therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days”. The very first verse in the Book of Mormon makes reference to record-keeping. Later on, Nephi makes two sets of records with an important distinction between the two.