Category Archives: Scripture

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

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Satan Desireth to Have Thee

Note:  All of the scriptural references below are active links. Who is satan? He is a son of God, and one of his names is Lucifer. D&C 76:26 Where does he come from? He lived in the pre-mortal world before … Continue reading

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Of the Tenets Thou Shalt Not Talk

My goal in blogging is to write about those things that will help followers of Christ draw nearer to the lord. The scriptures teach, “draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you.” With that thought in mind … Continue reading

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Are God’s Promises Being Realized in Your Life?

The scriptures contain many promises to followers of Christ. Consider the following short list: 1.  The Lord answers our prayers—3 Nephi 18:20 2.  Keeping the commandments brings happiness—Mosiah 2:41 3.  We will be supported in our trials and troubles—Alma 36:3 … Continue reading

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Arouse the Faculties of Your Souls

The language of scripture is powerful and can arouse the faculties of our souls if we have ears to hear. The Lord explaining this said: Behold, I am God; give heed to my word, which is quick and powerful, sharper … Continue reading

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Let Virtue Garnish Thy Thoughts Unceasingly

The scriptures are filled with wonderful word phrases that grab our attention and lift our minds to greater heights. For example, “Let virtue garnish thy thoughts unceasingly”. This phrase appears once in scripture. It is found in the D&C. “Real … Continue reading

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Commentary on 2 Nephi 31:17

Wherefore, do the things which I have told you I have seen that your Lord and your Redeemer should do; for, for this cause have they been shown unto me, that ye might know the gate by which ye should … Continue reading

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Commentary on 2 Nephi 31:13

Not all scripture is of equal value. For example, as valuable as the vision of the three degrees of glory is, it pales in importance to scripture that teach the doctrine of Christ. Why? The doctrine of Christ reveals truths … Continue reading

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Is Your Testimony of the Book of Mormon Authentic or Borrowed?

In my opinion, there are many kinds of testimonies held by church members. But at some point church members need to acquire a testimony in the Lord’s way. This is done by calling on the Lord in prayer, even mighty … Continue reading

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One of the Best Kept Secrets of the Church

Mike: Why are the scripture so important? After all, the Bible is scripture and look at all the different Christian churches that have sprung into existence since it was published. Obviously scripture is subject to interpretation, and if this is … Continue reading

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