How does conversion rely upon revelation and revelators? Dr. Matthew Richardson examines Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, discusses conversion, and how God reveals mysteries through revelation to His children. Show Notes (English, French, Spanish, Portuguese): YouTube: Facebook: Instagram: Spotify: Please rate and review the podcast! 00:00 Part 1–Dr. Matthew Richardson 01:56 Introduction of Dr. Matthew Richardson 03:39 The city of Ephesus 05:52 Roman armor 08:27 Paul’s introduction to the letter 09:59 Come, Follow Me beginnings 13:44 Paul and Mormon parallels 14:07 Dr. Richardson shares a personal story about his dad’s letters 15:47 Becoming a new creature 17:14 Predestination and the fabric of conversion 22:49 Magic vs mysteries 24:59 Conversion and great mysteries 27:25 God shares all 29:04 “Unfolding the Mysteries through Revelation” 30:40 Lehi as a “visionary man” 34:58 Paul is a “prisoner of Christ” 38:01 God’s answers aren’t fast 40:17 Dr. Richardson shares a personal story about love 44:07 The dispensation of the fulness of times 47:02 Administration of the gospel 49:46 the last days and “knowledge of truth” 51:17 Distractions 52:42 Crisis vs decision 54:56 Dr. Richardson shares a story about Elder Eyring 57:59 Conversion and commitment 58:58 Dr. Richardson shares a story about his recent mission 59:42 Marriage vows and misunderstanding Paul’s words 1:04:52 Children of light and reverence 1:08:21 Prophets are for our benefit 1:11:16 Dr. Richardson shares a personal story about President Nelson 1:12:40 No more strangers in Christ and remove bias and prejudice 1:16:22 End of Part 1–Dr. Matthew Richardson Thanks to the followHIM team: Shannon Sorensen: Cofounder, Executive Producer, Sponsor David & Verla Sorensen: Sponsors Dr. Hank Smith: Co-host John Bytheway: Co-host David Perry: Producer Kyle Nelson: Marketing, Sponsor Lisa Spice: Client Relations, Editor, Show Notes Jamie Neilson: Social Media, Graphic Design Annabelle Sorensen: Creative Project Manager Will Stoughton: Video Editor Krystal Roberts: Translation Team, English & French Transcripts, Website Ariel Cuadra: Spanish Transcripts "Let Zion in Her Beauty Rise" by Marshall McDonald