Everything works for our good
Jan 16

Everything works together for our good

I listened to a wonderful little book on Audible recently called “Tolkien’s Ordinary Virtues: Exploring the Spiritual Themes of the Lord of the Rings,” by Mark Eddy Smith. It’s currently free with an Audible Plus membership and is 3 hours in length. I actually enjoyed it so much I listened to it twice back-to-back. I […]

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Easy Hebrew Flashcards
Jan 09

Easy Hebrew Flashcards

Have you ever wanted to learn the Hebrew alphabet (called the aleph-bet) so you could recognize letters, try to pronounce words, and know the gematria values of the letters? Well, we now have a resource for you to do it really easy. Check out this page with short sets of flashcards that’ll have you mastering […]

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How to study a book of scripture
Jan 02

How to Study a Book of Scripture

I was recently asked how I would go about studying a book of scripture (ex. Genesis, Revelation, etc…). There are many approaches to this, but like anything, there are some general principles of learning that apply here. Building a Learning Framework You need to start building a framework so that everything you learn has somewhere […]

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writing scripture
Dec 26

How to Study the Scriptures by Writing Scripture

Have you ever considered the power that is available to you as you learn to study and search the scriptures instead of reading them? The scriptures aren’t given to simply show us what other people experienced. They were given so we could learn to experience the same things they did. The most important thing we […]

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Nail in a Sure Place
Dec 19

A Nail in a Sure Place Word Study

What do you do when you’re reading along in the scriptures and see a word or phrase that stands out to you? Do you dismiss it because you’re trying to get through your reading schedule in your allotted time? That would be unfortunate, because often when a word or phrase stands out to you, it’s […]

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Dec 13

The Oddly Parallel Stories of Sam and Samwise

While teaching a class at church last Sunday, I shared some of the imagery of Lord of the Rings in the long journey that Frodo and Sam(-wise Gamgee) make as companions. I mentioned how some of us are carrying heavy burdens like Frodo, but then we have that faithful friend like Sam who journeys with […]

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cargo bulk move
Dec 05

How Bulk Copy Helps You Study a Scripture Topic

A new feature just went live in Scripture Notes this week. Bulk copy is a handy feature to let you combine verses to better organize a master collection to study from. For example, lets say you want to study the topic of healing in the scriptures. Here’s how you might start and how bulk copy […]

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The Power of a Beautiful Quote
Nov 28

The Power of a Beautiful Quote

When moved upon by the Holy Ghost, men and women can pen thoughts that exalt the soul and stretch the mind. They may enter with some force upon the mind, carried by the same spirit that the author was moved upon who first recorded those things. This is a primary reason we have scriptures to […]

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George Washington Thanksgiving
Nov 25

Giving Thanks and Storing it in a CN

This morning one of my friends sent out an email with George Washington’s 1789 proclamation on a day of thanks. Reading it reminded me that today is not a day of eating turkey and watching football. It’s a day of gratitude to God for the blessings he’s bestowed on me, my family, and the foundations of freedom established in America which was to be a promised land forever.

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