Word Corruption

The Rise of Righteous Rulers: An Open Letter to Men

Jan 9, 2015
20 min read

I’ve been working on this particular article for months, maybe close to a year. I can keep tweaking this over and over or I can just share what I’ve got thus far, so that’s what I’m doing. Because I am…

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…

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?

Jacob’s usage of the word “adieu” in the Book of Mormon

Jun 19, 2011
7 min read

I have often heard critics of the Book of Mormon make a big stink over the word “adieu” in the Book of Mormon. Was a huge error found in the Book of Mormon or are a lot of people making a mountain out of, well, thin air.

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?

Defining and understanding “Charity”

Nov 29, 2010
4 min read

Have you ever wondered what “charity” really is and what it means? Have you ever wondered how you can ‘get it’ and why it is so important?

Holocaust

Nov 15, 2010
3 min read

To most living today the word ‘holocaust’ is not a very pleasant word. But like many words today that make up our vernacular, this word has very ancient origins that take us far beyond World War 2.