D&C 90: 2

D&C 90: 2

I received an email asking about the meaning of D&C 90: 2. Here’s my response: This verse, like most scripture, is deliberately unclear. This is why the first topic in the fireside was the Holy Ghost and its relationship to both gifts of the spirit and understanding the “mysteries” of God. (See JS-H 1: 74.)
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Temple fireside audio

Temple fireside audio

Temple fireside audio.

Parable

Parable

I saw a great mountain, and upon the top thereof was the glory of the fathers. To reach the top, all were required to enter through a narrow pass. In the pass was a great beast, cruel and pitiless. The Lord brought people whom he had chosen to the mouth of the pass, and there
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Scriptures, 4

Scriptures, 4

“I would that ye should be steadfast and immovable, always abounding in good works, that Christ, the Lord God Omnipotent, may seal you his, that you may be brought to heaven, that ye may have everlasting salvation and eternal life[.]” (Mosiah 5: 15.) “Behold, I am the Lord God Almighty, and Endless is my name;
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Fireside October 28th

Fireside October 28th

Sunday, October 28th, at 7:00 p.m. there will be a fireside, open to the public.  Below are the details for those interested in attending: Weber State UniversityShepherd Union BuildingBallrooms A, B, & C  Third FloorOn a WSU map, building #36 There are elevators up to the third floor. Since it is Sunday, all parking is
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Scriptures, 3

Scriptures, 3

“I will not leave you comfortless: I will come to you.” (John 14: 18.) “If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.” (John 14: 23.) “John 14: 23 – The appearing of the Father and
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Scriptures, 2

Scriptures, 2

“[T]hey are only to be seen and understood by the power of the Holy Spirit, which God bestows on those who love him, and purify themselves before him; To whom he grants this privilege of seeing and knowing for themselves; That through the power and manifestation of the Spirit, while in the flesh, they may
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Scriptures

Scriptures

“[F]or ye are the temple of the living God; as God hath said, I will dwell in them, and walk in them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.” (2 Cor. 6: 16.) “I am Jesus Christ, the Son of God; wherefore, gird up your loins and I will suddenly
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Churches Built By Men, Conclusion

Churches Built By Men, Conclusion

Nephi has a great deal more to say. You should look at the balance of what he foretells of our day. Nephi pronounces “Wo” upon those in our day who “turn aside the just for a thing of naught, and say it is of no worth.” (2 Ne. 28: 16.) What does this mean?-Who are
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Churches Built By Men, Part 7

Churches Built By Men, Part 7

Nephi gives a list of destructive qualities. The list is qualified by what these traits do to men: It makes them prideful. They are “puffed up in the pride of their hearts.” (2 Ne. 28: 15.) Therefore, as you read the list keep in mind this corrosive pride as part of Nephi’s warning. The list
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