Cause of Christians
Nov 22

What is the Cause of Christians?

In the Bible we read in Acts 11:26 that in Antioch the disciples of Christ were the first who took upon themselves the name of Christians. Later in Acts 26:28, King Agrippa said to Paul, “almost thou persuadest me to be a Christian.” Much has been written about what it means to be a Christian […]

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Salt of the earth
Nov 01

Ye are the Salt of the Earth

This past week I was listening to a podcast on 3 Nephi 12 where Jesus is giving a sermon at the Temple in Bountiful similar to the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7. The podcast is by Mike Stroud and his wonderful series on the Book of Mormon is perhaps the longest commentary on […]

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Oct 25

Sacred Formulas: Obtaining Blessings by Obeying Laws

Have you ever said to yourself while reading the scriptures, “I wish I could have that experience”? That is actually one of the purposes of the scriptures, to show us the blessings that are available and how to obtain them. All the miracles, gifts, visions, and visitations are available to anyone as soon as they […]

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Ground fortifications in Ohio - closer
Oct 18

Book of Mormon Geography – Something to consider

Mesoamerica, Heartland, Baja, Hemispherical, Costa Rica, and even Malaysia have been suggested as models for Book of Mormon geography. What we know for certain is very little, and what we don’t know is very large when it comes to these things. There are fascinating evidences people have researched with regard to these models, but I’d […]

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Passing under the rod
Oct 11

Passing Under the Rod – Judgment and Tithing

This morning I found a short video on tithing in the Old Testament that led me on a wonderful quest. I love picking up on an insight someone shares and then digging deeper into those things. In this instance, the topic is the phrase “pass under the rod” and it was the method the Lord […]

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Oct 11

What is a Collection Note in Scripture Notes?

In the Scripture Notes application, there are different ways to make notes. The first is the basic verse note which is a simple note field by every verse. You can type as much as you want into this field, but it’s always going to be plain text and should be geared around the contents of […]

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Cursed land
Oct 04

For My Sake and Thy Sake

Why does God curse the land for my sake and preserve the land for the sake of a few? The scriptures show us there are a number of things God does for our sake, and there are also things he asks us to do for His sake. What does the word “sake” mean? In Websters […]

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Storing Longer Quotes
Sep 27

How to Store Large Quotes with and without References

Last week I shared how to store questions in Scripture Notes in a few different ways. Today I want to show how to store large quotes that have scripture references in them. Storing large quotes with references This past week I was reading and found this statement by Hugh Nibley that I wanted to store. […]

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