Category Archives: Things of the Spirit

The Only Way To Draw Near To The Lord

The doctrines of the restoration contain a clear invitation for church members to draw near to the Lord, two examples, “draw near unto me and I will draw near unto you” (D&C 88:63). In another,  especially powerful invitation, the Lord … Continue reading

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Beginning My Fourth Year As A Blogger

This month signals the beginning of my fourth year as a blogger.  In the last few months I’ve pondered the question: should I continue? I’ve decided that I will, but I plan on blogging with a slightly different perspective based … Continue reading

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Listening, Two Way Prayer–For the Intellectual Mormon Too

On the way to have my car oil changed the other day, and being in a hurry, without really looking, I reached for a book to pass the time. I took it off of a book shelf where my wife … Continue reading

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A Few Thoughts on Getting the Lord’s Attention

ASK Asking is a law of heaven. We can ask, petition, request, beg, and implore the Lord, depending on our need. Ask, and ye shall receive; knock, and it shall be opened unto you. D&C 4:7

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Are You in Tune with the Spirit? Three Ways to Verify Your Sources

The scripture teach that we are all influenced by “the Spirit/spirit”, but which one? Maybe this should be called the dichotomy of the spirit. Here is an example from the scriptures: …the Spirit of the LORD departed from Saul, and … Continue reading

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An Invitation to Bloggernaclist to Participate in a Miracle

As I’ve cruised the Bloggernacle over the last eight months, I’ve been impressed by those who write and comment in the various blogs. Most are faithful, testimony bearing Latter Day Saints, who have done much to build up the Kingdom. … Continue reading

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Teachings of the Prophets: Harold B. Lee on Meditation

The following is from taken from LDS.org under the title, Take Time to be Holy. President Harold B. Lee talks about the importance of meditation. I am particularly interested in the story related about Bishop John Wells son who was … Continue reading

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Things of the Spirit

The phrase “the things of the spirit” is used twice in the scriptures, both times by the Apostle Paul. In spite of that fact LDS leaders use the term often. I had 114 hits when I searched LDS.org for usage … Continue reading

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