Monthly Archives: August 2021

Jealousy
Aug 29

The Jealous God of Mercy

Jealousy is a sin which brings about spiritual death and is also one of the sins God identifies as a barrier to rending the veil. In this article, I’ll continue evaluating D&C 67:10 where the Lord tells us of the need to strip away our jealousies and fears and humble ourselves and the veil shall […]

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Overcome Fear by Faith
Aug 22

Overcome Fear by Faith

I grew up in a household where my father’s life was threatened on a regular basis, sometimes openly in a court room. After serving in the military for 24 years, he started a security and investigative business, eventually moving into investigating worker’s compensation fraud for large insurance companies. He also worked with the local and […]

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Gratitude
Aug 15

Gratitude – the Law of Preservation

I had an interesting conversation with a friend this past week that sparked some study in the scriptures and some deep thinking about gratitude. He said, “gratitude is the law of preservation.” Whenever someone uses the word law in a gospel context, my mind always reverts to these verses of scripture in the Doctrine and […]

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Veils and their removal
Aug 01

Veils and their removal

I have been listening to Alonzo Gaskill’s book “Sacred Symbols: Finding Meaning in Rites, Rituals, & Ordinances” and at one point he mentions the symbolism of veils. It set me off on a search to understand this topic better. I did a simple search in Scripture Notes for: veil* If you’re new here, the wildcard […]

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