Principles of the gospel and if/then logic
Mar 15

Principles of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and If/Then Logic

In last week’s blog post on the doctrines of the gospel and particularly the doctrine of Christ, we highlighted the overarching themes that God has given to man to comfort the soul and inspire the mind. In today’s topic, we’ll address the principles of the gospel that accompany the doctrines. Doctrinal Review Recall that doctrines […]

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Doctrine of Christ
Mar 08

The Doctrine of Christ and other Doctrines of the Gospel

In last week’s study topic on being instructed more perfectly, I introduced a theme that I want to continue with for a few weeks. Ending last week’s post I encouraged you to examine the word “law” throughout the scriptures. This week we’ll discuss doctrine. As mentioned last week, Elder Bednar said doctrines answer the “why” […]

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Knock and it shall be opened unto you
Feb 23

Knock and it Shall be Opened Unto You

When I served a mission a few decades ago, we did a lot of knocking on doors. We always hoped the “knock and it shall be opened unto you” verses would come to pass and people would be at home and actually go beyond that and invite us into their homes. Sometimes, studying the scriptures […]

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seek and ye shall find
Feb 16

The Scriptural Command: Seek and ye Shall Find

Seek and ye shall find me As children we all probably played the game of hide and seek. Some people find a hiding spot and another tries to find everyone. One of our children always seemed to excel at this game and would find the most ingenious spots you wouldn’t expect someone to be hiding […]

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ask and ye shall receive
Feb 09

Ask and ye Shall Receive

For most of my life I’ve been the typical say your morning and nightly prayers kind of person. I had certain assumptions that things would just flow into my life in the right timing of the Lord and that I could ask for things I desired in righteousness and receive them, but I wasn’t really […]

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Loren Dalton Talk on Promptings
Feb 03

Loren Daltons Talk on Revelation and Promptings

Have you ever watched a video, read a book, or listened to a presentation and immediately wanted to do it again? Besides the scriptures, there are very few books I’ve read back to back. In fact I can only think of one right now which is the classic work “How to Win Friends, and Influence […]

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Jan 26

Was Christopher Columbus Led by God to the New World?

This past week while people were studying the Come Follow Me lesson that includes 1 Nephi 13, I saw a post online that included some good quotes about Columbus and thought I would write a little about this man that warranted being in a prophesy of Nephi’s about being led by God to the New […]

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Thy will be done
Jan 19

Not My Will Be Done, Thy Will Be Done

Not My Will Be Done, Thy Will Be Done Two of my favorite authors and thinkers are Neal A. Maxwell and C.S. Lewis. Both were incredibly blessed with insight and an ability to communicate powerful ideas. These two great quotes focus on the need to submit ourselves to God, and to give ourselves over to […]

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Scripture Study Techniques 1-5
Jan 13

Scripture Study Techniques & Tips – 1 through 5

Scripture Study Techniques Introduction Boring scripture study sessions will be a thing of the past when you start using Scripture Notes coupled with these scripture study techniques. This is the first batch of scripture study technique videos. Each video is 2-3 minutes and explains a new method for studying the scriptures. Many more will follow. […]

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