Personal Revelation

Could You Gaze Into Heaven

BeyondThisWorld

One of the basic tenets of the Mormon faith is personal revelation. We cherish the idea. We talk about it. We teach it. We tell everyone it is the way to know something for ourselves. Yet, when someone receives revelation…

That They Do Always Remember Him

SacramentMinervaTeichert

I ask myself why I do this. I go to Sacrament meeting each week with my wife, because I don’t want her to feel alone, but I don’t partake of the Sacrament. As a non-member, I could partake. It’s clearly…

The Holy Spirit of Promise

Sun-Behind-Clouds-Over-Ocean

I continue to ponder the dialog in one of the last High Priest Group meetings I attended. The lesson was on marriage. The discussion focused on the temple sealing ordinance. I was a little concerned by the comments I was…

Representing Christ on the Earth

ComeUntoCh

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…

Missing Mother

MajesticSunset

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

EldersBookOfMormon

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…

In The Flesh…

ChristInTheGarden

m4s0n501 Continuing on from the last post, I pray for the Spirit to help me share some things in a way that will be plain.  Some things I share may be known by some of you, and to others of…