Monthly Archives: July 2017

Righteous Dominion

I had the opportunity to read about the Savior’s teaching in Luke on wealth recently. In Luke 12 we read: Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he … Continue reading

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It’s true isn’t it?

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explained how he was affected by hearing of a new convert who made the sacrifices required of him as a disciple of Jesus Christ: “I had just returned home … Continue reading

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The question that drew out the answer

The answer that Jesus gives that is the story of the Good Samaritan comes from a question that is asked of him in Luke 10. “Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” “Who is my neighbour?” (see Luke 10:25,29) The Prophet Joseph Smith encouraged us to look for these … Continue reading

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Luke 10:30-37 The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan As A Type “This parable’s content is clearly practical and dramatic in its obvious meaning, but a time-honored Christian tradition also saw the parable as an impressive allegory of the Fall and Redemption of mankind. This early … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Truths are Hidden in the Scriptures

Lord’s Truths Are Hidden in the Scriptures From the Insincere For His own reasons, the Lord provides answers to some questions, with pieces placed here and there throughout the scriptures. We are to find them; we are to earn them. … Continue reading

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Prophets have Melchizedek Priesthood

All Priesthood is Melchizedek Answer to the question: Was the priesthood of Melchizedek taken away when Moses died? All priesthood is Melchizedek, but there are different portions or degrees of it. That portion which brought Moses to speak with God … Continue reading

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