February 18, 2022

What if every day you could have a perfect brightness of hope that you will receive eternal life in the Kingdom of God? Read more

February 11, 2022

There is enough ambiguity in the scriptures that people have debated for millennia whether we are saved by works or by faith. Read more

February 4, 2022

First, He changes your state, and then He changes you. Read more

January 28, 2022

After being redeemed we will slowly but certainly be changed by Christ. Read more

January 23, 2022

Repentance and forgiveness are fundamental principles of Christianity, and yet, they are commonly misunderstood. Read more

December 21, 2021

A friend, Jimmy, sent me this excellent observation, “I have always struggled with Mosiah 4:5 ‘the knowledge of the goodness of God at this time has awakened you to a sense of your nothingness and your worthless and fallen state.’ The word ‘worthless’ just seemed like a strong word. I have been taught that we are children of God, that we have value. How can we be worthless? Is it from our perspective and not God’s perspective? It still seems... Read more

December 1, 2021

Do we really understand the seriousness of the fall? Read more

June 27, 2019

Recently, while doing research for a presentation on eastern religious traditions, I stumbled across something that I found fascinating—in Sanskrit (the ancient language of the Hindu tradition), the word “yoga” comes from the root “yuj” which can be translated into English as “to unite” “to join” “to control” or “to discipline.” Another way the word translates is simply “to yoke.” The English word “yoke” actually derives from the same Indo-European root, “yuj”. For me, this was an unexpected expansion of... Read more

March 11, 2019

Today at the Vatican in Rome, a pope and a prophet, leaders of two great world religions, met for the first time. Alexander B. Bruce, a Scottish pastor, wrote in his 1871 Christian classic, “The Training of the Twelve” about the power and importance of “first meetings.” Bruce wrote, “First meetings are sacred as well as last ones, especially such as are followed by a momentous history, and accompanied as is apt to be the case, with omens prophetic of... Read more

March 6, 2018

Ever wonder why, since Jesus Christ died and voluntarily sacrificed himself on the cross, Mormons don'tuse and wear the cross as a symbol of their faith in Jesus? Here's the explanation. Read more

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