Nephi’s Isaiah

Nephi’s Isaiah

Nephi states straightforwardly why he uses the Isaiah material in his own prophecy. It is in Nephi’s record, but the statement comes from his brother Jacob. Nephi records what is apparently his brother’s first address.The stage is set for the sermon in 2 Nephi Chapter 5. Here we learn of the construction of a temple
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Upcoming General Conference

Upcoming General Conference

I’ve heard from several sources that Elder Russell M. Nelson has announced to a number of Stake Presidents that President Thomas S. Monson has received a revelation that will affect every man, woman, and child in the church. This revelation is supposed to be announced in the upcoming general conference. The last great revelatory program
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A number of clarifications from this week

A number of clarifications from this week

It is impossible in a short post to ever discuss any subject completely. For the most part, all posts are a abbreviated ideas to cause anyone who reads this to think. I want the reader to turn ideas over in their own minds, and reach their own conclusion, after hopefully being provoked to thought by
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“Leaning” Romney

“Leaning” Romney

I am not particularly political. Political partisanship is generally a distraction from what our problems really are. Once you have become partisan you tend to ignore the merits of the other side, as well as the mistakes of your own side. We must all become converted in our hearts to Jesus Christ. If we have
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Christ the Father

Christ the Father

After Christ redeems the brother of Jared from the fall (Ether 3:13), He explains to the brother of Jared the doctrine of Christ’s Fatherhood. The doctrine is simple. It is an elaboration on what Christ taught in the New Testament. Here is the doctrine: “Behold, I am he who was prepared from the foundation of the
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An unknown piece of music

An unknown piece of music

Sunday night I was up late praying and thinking about many things. Sometime shortly after midnight I quieted down and began listening carefully to KBYU FM (classical 89.1) which had been playing in the background. As I listened, they played a piece that sounded to me like it was played on a french horn. Most
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The Equinox

The Equinox

This coming weekend will mark the final Equinox of the year. One in the spring, marking the change from winter to spring, and this one marking the change from summer to fall. Apart from separating our designation of the seasons, these times also represent the most colorful times of the year. New and colorful life
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Edit: A worthy cause

Edit: A worthy cause

A CPA in our ward has been working with the Kunz family to straighten out the donation account. There was an account that was being used (an already existing account), that has now been closed. There is a new donation account with the last four digits 7987. We would like to thank all of you
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“Keys” as Challenge

“Keys” as Challenge

What if “keys” are better viewed as a signal, or a sign post along a pathway? Instead of “I hold ‘keys’ and so I hold something of value.” The better view might be “I have been told one ‘key’ to my calling is to have angels minister to men. Therefore, I know this is a
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Keys of Ministering of Angels

Keys of Ministering of Angels

The Aaronic Priesthood has the “keys of the ministering of angels.” (D&C 84: 26.) This raises these questions:-Do the “keys of ministering of angels” guarantee the holder he will entertain angels?-Does the ministry of angels depend entirely on possession of these keys?-Does the appearance of an angel necessarily mean the one to whom the angel
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