Category Archives: Born Again

What Glory Am I Being Quickened By?

My goal as a blogger is to write about those things that will help each of us draw nearer to the lord. The Lord has said, “draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you.” With that scripture … Continue reading

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“Begging for a Remission of Your Sins”

First, a definition of the word “beg” may be helpful to set aside any emotional response we may have to the word. Some among us may feel offended by this word thinking that God would never require His sons and … Continue reading

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Worthiness is a Process (the gospel is here to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable)

Worthiness is a word that is used often in Mormon circles. For example, worthiness interviews are conducted in every stake, ward, and branch in the church.  The purpose is to determine if an individual is worthy to: 1.  Obtain a … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be Baptized by Fire and the Holy Ghost? Part 3

Click Here for the Table of Contents The prophet Joseph Smith taught that we progress in the principles of the gospel like climbing a ladder. He said: “When you climb up a ladder, you must begin at the bottom, and ascend … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to be Baptized by Fire and the Holy Ghost? Part 2

I asked two questions about king Benjamin’s people at the end of part one, “Was this their first experience with repentance?” and “Was this their first experience with the Holy Ghost?” I think the obvious answer is no. The people … Continue reading

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What Does it Mean to Be Baptized by Fire and the Holy Ghost? Part 1

The objective of all who are baptized by water should be to receive the baptism of the Spirit. Otherwise, our baptism is incomplete. Baptism has two parts: baptism by water and baptism by the Spirit. (Please reread these three sentences … Continue reading

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Embracing Our Individual & Unique Gift of the Holy Ghost

I’ve felt a desire to share some sacred experiences the Lord has given me. My whole purpose in sharing these experiences is to testify of Jesus Christ and the reality of the atonement. I hope by testifying of these things … Continue reading

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