Category Archives: Prayer

“I Know Thy Heart, and Have Heard Thy Prayers…”

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

Posted in Prayer, Repentance | Leave a comment

Heavenly Father Provides Mountains to Climb So We Can Become Like Him

Heavenly Father Provides Us with Mountains to Climb So We Can Become Like Him Acquiring and growing a testimony is like climbing a mountain. As we ascend the mountain we can turn and view the vista behind us, and feel … Continue reading

Posted in Doubt, Prayer, Repentance, Scripture, Teachings of the Prophets, Things of the Spirit | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Gifts of the Spirit Are Awesome

  From beginning to end, the Book of Mormon testifies of the gifts of the Spirit. It would be interesting to know the number of times the concept of gifts of the Spirit is portrayed in the Book of Mormon. … Continue reading

Posted in God the Father, Holy Ghost, Prayer | Leave a comment

A Few Thoughts About Faith An Obtaining Answers To Our Prayers

I don’t know if everyone is born with some degree of faith or not. But I think it is safe to say that some are born having the gift of faith, and others can develop it. When I refer to … Continue reading

Posted in Gifts of the Spirit, Prayer | Leave a comment

Thoughts On Faith, Doubt, and Unbelief

I’ve read that for most of human history, mankind whatever their circumstances, maintained some sort of belief that they were created by a “god”.  This was true for those living in the jungles or on main street. The vast majority … Continue reading

Posted in Church History, Doubt, Prayer | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Gifts of the Spirit, Prayer, Sick and Afflicted, The Poor and Needy | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Counseling God or Following Blindly Versus Counseling with God

The title of this post outlines three ways we can approach the Heavenly Father as we deal with the various issues of life. I’ve experienced all three ways of dealing with the Heavenly Father at different times in my life. … Continue reading

Posted in Prayer, Spirituality, Teachings of the Prophets | Leave a comment

Suspected Answers to Prayer

We often read or hear that faith is a decision. And so it is. Those who make the decision to be faithful also make the decision to take the Holy Spirit for their guide. I think of them as inseparable … Continue reading

Posted in Faith, Prayer | Leave a comment

The Holy Ghost is to Our Spirits What the Sun is to the Earth

Recently I was pondering the importance of the Holy Ghost when the following thought came to my mind: “The Holy Ghost is to our spirits what the sun is to the earth.” I was a little surprised at first, but … Continue reading

Posted in Holy Ghost, Prayer | Leave a comment

Spending (Quality) Time with the Lord

Spending Time with the Lord Spending time with the Lord is a worthy goal. Spending quality time with the Lord is even better.  Relationships are built in many ways, but “time” is a primary ingredient in each. Time to relationships, … Continue reading

Posted in Gifts of the Spirit, Mighty Prayer, Prayer | Leave a comment