Monthly Archives: October 2015

John 13:34 – Love and suffering

Christ’s love is so deep that He took upon Himself the sins and afflictions of all mankind. Only in that way could He both pay for our sins and empathize with us enough to truly succor us—that is, run to … Continue reading

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Did we choose our families before we came to earth?

This is a great question. I think that this question is complicated for several reasons. President Joseph Fielding Smith said: “We have no scriptural justification . . . for the belief that we had the privilege of choosing our parents … Continue reading

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