scripture fractals
May 09

Scripture Fractal Patterns

Patterns in Scripture Last week while reading my scriptures I came across this verse in the Doctrine and Covenants where the Lord says he gives us patterns to follow in order that we may not be deceived. D&C 52:14. And again, I will give unto you a pattern in all things, that ye may not […]

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Webinar with James Faulconer
May 05

One Good Question Leads to Another – James Faulconer Webinar

Please join us on Sunday, May 23rd, at 3 pm MST, for a webinar presentation by Dr. James Faulconer on the topic, “One Good Question Leads to Another.” Register to attend using the form below. James E. Faulconer is a Latter-day Saint philosopher and senior research fellow at the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious […]

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Woman listening to podcast at computer
May 02

How to use Scripture Notes with a Podcast or Video Commentary

Do you have a photographic memory? Maybe a stellar “mind palace” that you store everything in? Probably not. So how do you store all the cool things you learn about the scriptures? There’s no way you can record all your insights in the margins of paper scriptures. Some people use a separate paper journal or […]

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Nativity Scene
Apr 11

And his Mother Shall Be Called Rebellious?

A couple weeks ago while preparing for the webinar deep dive into Mosiah 3:8, the verse ends with this declaration of Christ: “…and his mother shall be called Mary.” What was surprising to me was learning that her name means rebellious. Why on earth would her name have that meaning and why was it such […]

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Webinar with Brent Top
Apr 07

Webinar with Dr. Brent Top

On Sunday April 18th, 2021, we sat down for an interview with with author and former Dean of Religious Studies at BYU, Dr. Brent Top.  Dr. Top has graciously accepted an invitation to talk about studying the scriptures and doing research, critical for an author such as Brent who has authored, co-authored, or contributed to […]

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rights and privileges in scripture
Apr 04

Rights and Privileges in Scripture

Last week as I was studying Mosiah 3:8 for the experimental boggle webinar, I thought about the phrase “Son of God” in a different way. Being that Christ was the Son of God the Father, and heir to the throne, I thought that would give him certain rights and privileges. So I thought I would […]

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Scripture Study Techniques 13
Mar 21

Scripture Study Technique 13 – Hebrew & Greek Meanings

Here’s a technique for how to find different definitions of a word in the scriptures using Strong’s concordance. Often, there are multiple words that get translated the same way into English from Hebrew or Greek. Looking at the different ways the words are translated give additional meaning to understand the scriptures with.

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An experiment
Mar 21

The Experimental Scripture Boggle Webinar

Watch the Discussion Below is the setup for the discussion. Boggle Have you ever played the word game Boggle? 16 dice with letters of the alphabet are shook up inside a container and then come to rest in squares on a grid. A timer is set for 2-3 minutes, and players write down all the […]

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Meaning of names in the scriptures
Mar 14

Scripture Study Technique 12 – Meaning in Names

Have you ever heard someone say what a certain Biblical name means and been surprised at how the meaning of that name plays into the attributes or life mission of that individual? Have you ever wondered where they got that information and how you can find it as well? Here’s your answer in a short […]

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