Category Archives: Repentance

We Could Spend Our Life Reforming and Never Repent

The name of this blog is, “LDS Alive in Christ”. Those who follow Christ become alive in Christ when they receive the gift of the Holy Ghost. In order to be eligible to receive the gift of the Holy Ghost one … 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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Our Proclivity for Sin and Error

The scriptures testify, abundantly so, of the proclivity of humankind to sin. This is even true for those who have been given significant Spiritual experiences. One would suppose that those who have been so blessed would never sin again, but … 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 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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O Have Mercy, And Apply The Atoning Blood Of Christ—Pt 6

This is Part 6 in a series of articles on repentance. They are based on my experiences. I am writing with the hope that others who are seeking the Lord will find something meaningful to aid them in their journey … Continue reading

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O Have Mercy, And Apply The Atoning Blood Of Christ—Pt 5

This is Part 5 in a series of articles on repentance. They are based on my experiences. I am writing with the hope that others who are seeking the Lord will find something meaningful to aid them in their journey … Continue reading

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O Have Mercy, And Apply The Atoning Blood Of Christ—Pt 4

This is Part 4 in a series of articles on repentance. They are based on my experiences. I am writing with the hope that others who are seeking the Lord will find something meaningful to aid them in their journey … Continue reading

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O Have Mercy, And Apply The Atoning Blood Of Christ—Pt 3

This is Part 3 in a series of articles on repentance. They are based on my experiences. I am writing with the hope that others who are seeking the Lord will find something meaningful to aid them in their journey … Continue reading

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O Have Mercy, And Apply The Atoning Blood Of Christ—Pt 2

This is Part 2 in a series of articles on repentance. They are based on my experiences. I am writing with the hope that others who are seeking the Lord will find something meaningful to aid them in their journey … Continue reading

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