Sabbath Day Observance

May 18, 2012

I had a conversation recently with a fellow student at Chico State who is a Seventh Day Adventist. He wanted to know why it is that the LDS church (and many others) observe Sunday, the first day of the week, as the Sabbath instead of Saturday, the seventh day. My first thought was that the […]

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Who should take the sacrament?

July 17, 2011

Q: What actions or thoughts would prevent one from taking the sacrament? Obviously killing a person, stealing, coveting someone who is not your married other, are all things that would prevent it, especially if one does not have any remorse for their actions but, is there any thing else and what severity are they at? […]

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Resolution: Find a Church

January 6, 2011

If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to find a church, consider us. To find your local congregation, please visit this website, enter your address (it works internationally too) and it will tell you when and where you can find the meeting for you. Everyone is welcome. Share this:

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That’s what I love about Sunday

January 5, 2011

This past Sunday during our worship meeting (called sacrament meeting), the speakers taught us about keeping the Sabbath day holy.  Their talks were a reminder to me of the sacredness of Sunday and what a blessing it is to keep this commandment.  I was reminded of this beautiful scripture from Isaiah 58:13-14 13 If thou […]

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Why Can’t Mormons Swim on Sunday?

May 2, 2010

Q. Why can’t Mormons swim on Sunday? Swimming is something we do mainly for recreation, like sailing, golfing, four-wheeling, and going to the movies.  The Lord has asked us to spend one day of our week in worship.  Recreation often distracts from this goal.  We prefer to find activities that focus our thoughts on the […]

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