Category Archives: Book: Alive in Christ

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

Click here for the Table of Contents  My intended audience, those who I think of when I write, are members of the Mormon church. Many years ago (1966, that is fifty years now), the Lord left the ninety and nine … 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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Exercising Willpower and Self-Discipline in Overcoming Bad Habits and Weakness of the Flesh Doesn’t Qualify As Repentance

Click here for Table of Contents Concerning our salvation the prophet Joseph Smith taught: “If men would acquire salvation, they have got to be subject, before they leave this world, to certain rules and principles, which were fixed by an … Continue reading

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My Experience with the Holy Ghost-Part 2

Click Here for Table of Contents In part 1, I discussed how I developed a relationship with the Holy Ghost by learning to recognize the subtle workings of this third member of the Godhead. We’re taught to pray to the … Continue reading

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My Experience with the Holy Ghost-Part 1

Click Here for Table of Contents As I previously wrote, the most important thing a follower of Christ can do in this life is to receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. The gift of the Holy Ghost is made … Continue reading

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Drawing Nearer to God Through the Book of Mormon-Part 3

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Drawing Nearer to God Through the Book of Mormon-Part 2

Joseph Smith said that the Book of Mormon is the keystone of our religion, then he added the powerful thought that “a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than by any other book”. My focus in … Continue reading

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