Doctrine

Of One Heart and One Mind

OneHeartOneMind

I will present three cases for your consideration. I know each of these men, although one only through correspondence. I’ll include a few facts, then a few observations and perhaps draw a conclusion or two. There is a theme I’m…

Remnant Family Retreat May 2015

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All my life, well at least for the last fifty years or so, I’ve wondered about the last days and my participation in the events leading up to the return of the Lord Jesus Christ to the earth. I know…

Do Ye Also to Them Likewise, Part 3

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To repeat vocabulary, the golden rule is this: “All things whatsoever ye would that men should do to you, do ye even so to them.” Rendered in modern English, it is: “Every last thing you wish people would do to…

Representing Christ on the Earth

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Many years ago, Elder Scott visited a Stake in Layton Utah to discuss an ongoing problem in the LDS Church, that of priesthood leaders putting themselves between Christ and His children. It has been twenty-two years since that issue was…

Do Ye Also to Them Likewise, Part 2

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“Abuse,” in these discussions, covers the general concept of departure from the golden rule (along with “evil,” “wickedness,” “iniquity,” and so on). “Good” is that intent which adheres to the golden rule. An abuser is one who does not keep…

Missing Mother

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I wanted to start off today’s post sharing quickly a revelation I received this week as my wife and I were texting back and forth while I was at work. She was asking some great questions about the gospel, and…

Calling and Election Made Sure

SpeakingWithTheLord

I have been enjoying the dialog on Nate’s post, “The More Sure Word of Prophecy.” It has caused me to ponder the title phrase we often use to describe the sure feeling of knowing we have been sealed up unto…

Serving Where the Lord Calls You

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I normally don’t share private email dialogs. They should remain private unless the Lord tells me otherwise. This is one of those cases where the Lord has asked me to share this publicly. The individual involved should not be reading…