Category Archives: Justice

Abraham Wrecks Terah’s Idols

Abraham the Destroyer of Idols When President Nelson shared the story of his breaking the bottles of alcohol his father owned, I kept thinking about another prophet who also broke things. President Nelson shared the following story last April: “I … Continue reading

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This house is your wedding present

This house is your wedding present Sterling W. Sill We have heard Dr. Goodell’s story of the house dishonesty built. It tells of a very wealthy man who had as a part of his household a young woman to whom … Continue reading

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Alma 34:34 That Same Spirit

That Same Spirit Ye cannot say, when ye are brought to that awful crisis,that I will repent, that I will return to my God. Nay, ye cannot say this; for that same spirit which doth possess your bodies at the time that … Continue reading

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The Atonement of Jesus Christ

The Atonement of Jesus Christ A. God governs the universe by law. 1. To bring about his eternal purposes, God instituted laws to govern his children (see D&C 130:20–21; 132:5; 2 Nephi 2:13). 2. Sin is the willful breaking of … 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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Matthew 2 And The Problem of Evil

Matthew chapter 2 forces us to examine the nature of evil as it relates to the omnipotence of our Heavenly Father.  Every teenager can relate with injustice.  Most teens have a strong sense of right and wrong and feel that … Continue reading

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Job: Addressing the problem of evil and suffering

Imagine that you live in Metropolis, and that you are on a first name basis with Superman.  You live on the 33rd floor of a high rise.  One night you wake up and to your horror you realize that your … Continue reading

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