Category Archives: Book: Alive in Christ

Faith is a Decision

Click here for the Table of Contents Everyday we make many decisions, some decisions are without consequence, while others can change the course of our entire life. Decisions about religion have power to not only change the course of our … Continue reading

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Reaching for the Higher Hanging Fruit

Click here for Table of Contents Elder Neal A. Maxwell used the image of a fruit ladened-tree to illustrate an important point that church members need to ponder on often: “Happily, many of us have already picked and been greatly … Continue reading

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Barriers to Increasing Faith

Click Here for the Table of Contents Often, children teach their parents about barriers to faith. I recall a story that illustrates this. Years ago in Arizona, church members were asked to fast and pray to exercise their faith so that Heavenly … Continue reading

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Jesus Christ, The Son of God, Savior of the World, A Personal Friend

Click here for the Table of Contents  At this Easter season, I desire to testify of the Saviors Friendship and goodness to me, a struggling soul. I do so with the hope that others will be inspired to further their … Continue reading

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What is the Most Important Thing a Church Member Can do in this Life?

When we fail to recognize those things that are of greater value and mistakenly pursue something of lesser value, we slow our progress and miss the greater blessings. There is a saying that brings this principle into focus: “There are … 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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Keeping the Commandments without Making Covenants has no Power to Sanctify

Click Here for the Table of Contents For those who have made covenants to follow Christ there is a simple plan that needs to be obeyed in order to realize the promised blessings. The following scripture clearly describes the plan … Continue reading

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

Click Here for the Table of Contents 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 … Continue reading

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Repentance Made Easier-Part 2 (Sanctification)

Click here for the Table of Contents. I hope you’ll read, Repentance Made Easier-Part 1 (Justification),before reading part 2. Repentance is a Window into our Souls Once we have faith in the Lord Jesus Christ we need to repent. Otherwise, … Continue reading

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Repentance Made Easier-Part 1 (Justification)

Click here for the Table of Contents Repentance is a basic principle of the gospel, and being basic one would think the majority of church members would be well versed and comfortable with it. However, I don’t think that is … Continue reading

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