Doctrine

The Beginning Of Zion

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 In the beginning there were a handful of prophets, male and female, whom the Lord brought together. These prophets had come to the honest conclusion that they did not know a whole lot about things, but they knew the things…

Enhancing the Truth

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  It is in the order of heavenly things that God should always send a new dispensation into the world when men have apostatized from the truth and lost the priesthood, but when men come out and build upon other…

Power and Authority

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 There was a deacon in the Church some years ago who observed one family member abusing another family member. He commanded the abuser to repent and cited his Aaronic priesthood as authority for the order. The abuser declined to acquiesce…

The Second Comforter

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 JST John 14:15-24 15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. 16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever; 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the…

Warriors in the Battle of Life

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 Like Rock Waterman and John Dehlin each struggling with their own fights today, one for his physical life and one for his LDS Church membership, I too have been fighting a battle in the deep recesses of my mind, where…

Pure and Virtuous Principles

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 Principles are, in essence, the algorithms of behavior; they are the behavioral rules we adopt to attain a goal. They are tools, in other words, for us to achieve our desires. As I read, I look for principles at play…

A Short Self-Analysis

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 Post #1: A Short Self-Analysis Do I resent giving others what they ask? That is the limit of my grace. Do I fear giving others what they ask? That is the limit of my faith. —————————————– Post #2: Children Will…

Evil Spirits in Psychotherapy

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 Some twenty years ago I experienced a dramatic and profound change in my life. Through a family counselor I was introduced to a method of communicating with my subconscious self. Learning and using this skill produced extraordinary and life-changing results.…

The Hidden Conference Talk

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 Ezra Taft Benson’s Hidden Conference Talk Beware of Pride stands as one of the most profoundly simple yet spiritually significant prophetic messages of the Restoration. But it also contains a second, hidden message for those with eyes to see, and…