Seeking the mysteries

Are we Seeking the Mysteries of God

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Seeking the Mysteries Life is a search for meaning. We constantly speculate about “what might be” out there. Have you ever mentioned a speculative thought and heard someone say not to delve into the mysteries? Has that shut you down and caused you to just “stick with the basics?” What are the basics and what […]

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Great are the Words of Isaiah

Resource 6: Searching & Making Isaiah Plain

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The Savior said “great are the words of Isaiah,” (3 Nephi 23:1) while Nephi told us “Isaiah spake many things which were hard for many of my people to understand; for they know not concerning the manner of prophesying among the Jews” (2 Nephi 25:1).  Yet the Savior also declared “a commandment I give unto […]

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Using search engines to research the scriptures

Resource 5: Search Engines

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The Power of the Internet So much has been said about the scriptures in so many places online, it only makes sense to use search engines at appropriate times to find meanings in certain verses. Not everything in the scriptures is meant to be learned by revelation. Why should the Lord give a revelation to […]

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Deep Scripture Study

A Deeper Reading of the Scriptures

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Monotony, Your New BFF This week I’d like you to experience studying deeper into the scriptures by reading a single chapter, or section of a chapter, every day for that week. If you are an experienced student of the gospel, think of how many times you may have read a work of scripture, and how […]

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They did prosper in the land

They did Prosper in the Land

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What does it mean to prosper in the land? Twenty-one times in the Book of Mormon, the phrase “prosper in the land” is used. Nowhere else in scripture is that exact phrase found. Webster’s 1828 dictionary defines prosper as: To carry to or toward, to favor, to render successful. This can mean a number of things […]

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LDS Citation Index

Resource 3: LDS Citation Index

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Finding Authoritative Quotes Some years ago a BYU professor named Richard Galbraith created a scripture citation index on paper which was later made into web and mobile apps by Stephen Liddle, also a BYU professor. Since then the LDS Citation Index has had additional programming by other students to enhance it into a wonderful resource […]

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