Author Archives: Jared

Strengthening Faith by Throwing Off False an Incomplete Doctrine

Click here for the Table of Contents We make many decisions, some decisions are without consequence, while others change the course of our  entire life.  When I was fourteen years old I made a decision that changed my life. I … Continue reading

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Remember in all Things the Poor and the Needy, the Sick and the Afflicted

Heavenly Father has said many things pertaining to the poor and needy, the sick and the afflicted. As followers of Christ he has make it clear what is required of us in order to be His disciples. And remember in … Continue reading

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Feasting on Intellectual “Mammon” Vs Feasting on the Words of Christ

Regarding revealed knowledge the Lord said: As well might man stretch forth his puny arm to stop the Missouri river in its decreed course, or to turn it up stream, as to hinder the Almighty from pouring down knowledge from … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Gospel Versus Intellectualizing the Gospel

The doctrine of Christ as revealed in the Book of Mormon teaches church members how to experience the gospel; not just intellectualize it.  The gospel is experienced when we receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.  It is far more … Continue reading

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Classic Talk: The Meaning of Repentance

Before reading this classic talk take a moment and review the following questions and answer them before reading on. 1. How many of the following words are synonymous with repentance? Suffering Punishment Confession

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Pray for America

I originally wrote this post in June 2015. This morning as I add this note, I am self-isolating because of COVID-19 pandemic. A few days ago, I felt my house sway as a  5.7 earthquake hit the Wasatch front.  Question: … Continue reading

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I was given, by the gift and power of the Holy Ghost, a more perfect knowledge of His mission

The following account is sacred. This individual, through the gift and power of the Holy Ghost, was given a panoramic view of the Savior’s earthly ministry. Do you know who gave this talk in General Conference? Click the link below … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Faith in What You Know, Because of What You Don’t Know?

I’ve been visiting sites authored by church members who have either lost faith or are in one of the many phases of losing their faith. The title of this post makes an important point. I’ll restate the title in the … Continue reading

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Rhodes Scholar Boldly Seeks for Testimony of the Book of Mormon

Let us therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy, and find grace to help in time of need. (New Testament | Hebrews 4:16) Clayton M. Christensen is a returned LDS missionary and is currently … Continue reading

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Dealing with Mormonism’s Thorns, Thistles, Briars, and Noxious Weeds

Nearly everyone has experience with weeds (thorns, thistles, briars, and noxious weeds). They come in many varieties. Basically, weeds are a wild plant that grows where it is not wanted in competition with other desirable plants. The scriptures teach that weeds … Continue reading

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