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Orson Hyde returns

Summer 1838, Orson returned from serving as a missionary in England to Far West, Missouri just as trouble began. Orson was very ill and exhausted. Unable to get out, friends called on him and filled his ears with news of … Continue reading

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It is not always not knowing that gets in our way

Some days ago I spent some time with a young man who was troubled. He did not like the way our Father in heaven was running the world. He said, “We need to know more.” Well, I agreed with him. … Continue reading

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Samson: How to lose friends and negatively influence people

The account of Samson in the book of Judges is an excellent example of how one story in a scriptural text can be a microcosm for the entire book.  The story of Samson is also an illustration of how the … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 7: The consequences of the marriage decision

Deuteronomy 7 discusses the importance of making the right decisions with respect to marriage.  From the text we read: Neither shalt thou make amarriages with them; thy daughter thou shalt not give unto his son, nor his daughter shalt thou … Continue reading

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Commandments which inspire

A valuable lesson: The commandments inspire young Joseph Smith.  When was the last time a youth said that the commandments were inspiring? Have you ever heard the youth say what a blessing the commandments were? 5 After it was truly … Continue reading

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