Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon–An Apostle’s Testimony

November 23, 2009
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The addresses delivered at the most recent general conference (a world-wide meeting of church leaders and members) of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints were fantastic, as Jan pointed out in her most recent post. Today, I want to share with you a talk given by Jeffrey R. Holland, one of the 12 […]

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Simple Inspiration

November 2, 2009
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For school, I had a comprehensive final in Bio-Chemistry.  After months of intense studying, the date of the big test was finally here.  Throughout the semester, my wife and I had been praying that I’d have a clear mind on the day of the test and that I’d remember the things that I had studied. […]

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Does God still speak to us today?

October 26, 2009

While preparing for a class, I came across this talk given by Hugh B. Brown, a member of the First Presidency of our church, who passed away some years ago.  It details a conversation that he had with a member of the British House of Commons and a former justice of the supreme court of […]

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Scriptural Evidence of a Pre-Existence

September 21, 2009
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Q: Can Mormons support their view of a pre-existence with God before being born on this earth…using scriptures only? Ecclesiates 12:7 (italics added)  Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it. Jeremiah 1:5 (italics added)  Before I formed thee in the belly I […]

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A FAIR Perspective on Critical Claims

August 27, 2009

Believe it or not, there are a lot of people who don’t like us Mormons. I can understand why.  We aren’t like most break-off sects, based on our peculiar interpretation of scripture.  People are more or less comfortable with these groups.  After all, if Martin Luther said something you don’t agree with, you can rest […]

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