This is Our Time

Elder S. Gifford Nielsen of the Seventy said in April 2021 general conference: . . . . our Heavenly Father sees us as fearless builders of His kingdom. That is why He sent us here during this most decisive time in the world’s history. This is our time! Listen to what...

The Fall

From the book The Christ Who Heals, Fiona and Terryl Givens shared: The Fall – From Educative to Catastrophic He pronounced no curse against Adam personally, but against the ground. . . .The curse in all its fulness fell upon the serpent. ~Irenaeus The original...

* Service and the Second Great Commandment

In a chapter titled ‘Service and the Second Commandment,’ Neal A. Maxwell wrote: . . . .Indeed, in the macropolitical processes and trends in the world, we are seeing the large scale consequences of individual selfishness; there is even in some areas a...

* Waiteth for the Lord

From Jeffrey R. Holland. . . . Weeping may endure for a night, but joy cometh in the morning.(Psalms 30:5) Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God. (Psalms 42:5) My soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for...

Fruits of Grace

Stephen E. Robinson (deceased) from his book ‘Believing Christ’ said: There is a transforming power in the grace of Christ for those whose hearts breaks in humble acknowledgment of their need for grace and mercy. I knew a member of the Church once whose sense of...

Our Sorrow Shall Be Turned into Joy II

Elder S. Mark Palmer of the Seventy said in April 2021 general conference: (For first post click. . . Our Sorrow Shall Be Turned into Joy) My father and mother were sheep farmers in New Zealand.8 They enjoyed their life. As a young married couple, they were blessed...

* The Problem of Worry

Jerry Sittser and his book ‘The Will of God as a Way of Life,’ continuing from posts on * Fear: Worry is different from fear. If fear is like a raging fever, worry is like a low-grade temperature. It nags at us, simmers in our souls, hovers in the back of our minds...

Our Sorrow Shall Be Turned into Joy

Our Sorrow Shall Be Turned into Joy By Elder S. Mark Palmer of the Seventy I invite all who feel sorrow, all who wonder what happens after we die, to place your faith in Christ. Several years ago, while attending meetings in Salt Lake City, I was greeted by our dear...

* Fear II

Continuing . . . From Jerry Sittser and Fear: When I was a college chaplain, I received a call one night from a student who asked me to visit him in his dorm room. I was not happy about being called at 2:00 a.m. But he said it was important, so I went to his room....

* Fear

Jerry Sittser from his book the Will of God as a Way of Life wrote: ~Certain powers in the world should make us all shudder.~ . . . the future is not predictable. No one can know with certainty what will happen next week or next year, to say nothing about the next...

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