Author Archives: Jared

Is Your Testimony of the Book of Mormon Authentic or Borrowed?

In my opinion, there are many kinds of testimonies held by church members. But at some point church members need to acquire a testimony in the Lord’s way. This is done by calling on the Lord in prayer, even mighty … Continue reading

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My Experience of Coming Unto Christ and Experiencing Repentance (Applying the Atonement)

I haven’t always been a sincere follower of Christ. As a boy, holidays recognizing the Savior were just another holiday, like Halloween or Presidents day. The joy of being out of school, receiving gifts, and eating all the goodies at … Continue reading

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Hugh Nibley’s Faith Crisis Solved by Prayer

Hugh Nibley (1910-2005). There may be some reading this who don’t know much about Hugh Nibley. I got acquainted with him in the 1970’s, attended his class, lectures and had the opportunity to talk with him on a few occasions. … Continue reading

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Satan Desireth to Have You, That He May Sift You as Wheat

The Savior warned His followers about the power and influence of Satan saying: Satan desireth to have you, that he may sift you as wheat. 3 Nephi 18:18 Sifting wheat or winnowing is accomplished by throwing wheat into the air … Continue reading

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LDS Soldiers Miracle Battle At Kapyong

Many of those who have been in military combat have experienced or seen things that they describe as miraculous. I’ve been in combat an experienced a miracle, so I know something about it. Recently a friend sent me a link … Continue reading

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Some Mormons Search the Web and Find Doubt–The Hans Mattsson Example

This was written in 2013. It hasn’t been updated. During my lifetime it seems that every year or two there is sensational news about the Mormon church in the national press. I remember when President David O McKay died one … Continue reading

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I Witnessed the Savior’s Life—I Saw Him Suffer in Gethsemane, Die on the Cross, I Saw Him After the Resurrection Go Among the Nephites, I Saw Him with Joseph Smith in the Sacred Grove

I have a friend who suffered a series of heart attacks resulting in two near-death experiences. He told me about his experience meeting the Savior and being shown a comprehensive view of the Savior’s life.  He said that the Savior … Continue reading

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I Would Commend You to Seek this Jesus of whom the Prophets and Apostles have Written

Moroni wrote: “the Gentiles will mock at these things, because of our weakness in writing” (Ether 12:23). I am aware of my weakness in writing. Nevertheless, I am persuaded by an undeniable desire to testify of the necessity of “repentance … Continue reading

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Come Unto Christ And Be Perfected In Him

The purpose of nearly every talk in General Conference, every talk in sacrament meeting, and every gospel doctrine class we attend is to help us come unto Christ and be perfected in him. The prophet Joseph Smith said: “When you … Continue reading

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“Prepare For The Troubles And Desolations Which Are About To Be Poured Upon The World Without Measure”

The scripture teach that Latter-Day-Saints have a rendezvous with the last days. The Lord has provided a great deal of information about the events that lead up to the second coming of Christ. None of it is very appealing to … Continue reading

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