Monthly Archives: August 2015

After we have endured to the end

What happens when we have endured to the end in faithful discipleship to Christ? The Lord has said, “If you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all … Continue reading

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The role of family in mortality and the eternities

Marriage and the family unit are the central part of the plan of progression and exaltation. All things center in and around the family unit in the eternal perspective. Exaltation consists in the continuation of the family unit in eternity. … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

            When the resurrected Lord appeared to His Apostles, He helped them understand that He had a body of flesh and bones. He said, “Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: … Continue reading

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In the ultimate sense, Christ-Jehovah is the keeper of the gate and the judge of all men and women (2 Nephi 9:41; John 5:22). In addition, priesthood leaders– as exemplified by the Twelve who will judge the whole house of … Continue reading

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Spirit Prison

Hell hath both an entrance and an exit During this hundred years many other great truths not known before, have been declared to the people, and one of the greatest is that to hell there is an exit as well … Continue reading

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The Parable of Two Lamps

Among the material things of the past,—things that I treasure for sweet memory’s sake and because of pleasant association in by-gone days,—is a lamp. It is of the Argand type, commonly known in the day of its popularity as the … Continue reading

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Satan in the spirit World

Heber C. Kimball and Wilford Woodruff’s account of apostolic confrontation with evil spirits in Preston, England Satan has power on earth only as individual persons give it to him by succumbing to his temptations (Teaching of the Prophet Joseph Smith, … Continue reading

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Satan has no power over the faithful dead Satan has power here over us to a certain extent. He can afflict us; he can tempt us; he can annoy us in many ways. These are the consequences of the fall … Continue reading

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Life beyond the grave: The Spirit World

              When you are in the spirit world, everything there will appear as natural as things now do. Spirits will be familiar with spirits in the spirit world—will converse, behold, and exercise every variety … Continue reading

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Do you love the Lord as much as you love the grocer?

I really love the following story from Elder Brockbank for several reasons. First, this story goes well with Malachi 3:8-10, which states, “Will a man rob God? Yet ye have robbed me. But ye say, Wherein have we robbed thee? … Continue reading

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