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David O. McKay’s prompting in Hawaii

A prompting saves David O. McKay and others from certain death This incident is detailed by Virginia Budd Jacobsen. It happened in 1921, while President McKay and Elder Hugh Cannon were making a tour of the missions of the world. … Continue reading

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The box was filled with tinker toys

When I first read this story from Elder Burton, I first thought of the translation of the Book of Mormon. A simple stone in the hands of the an average person is just that – a stone. The Lord provided … Continue reading

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Experience with President Harold B. Lee

The following is an excerpt from Elder Nelson’s autobiography. He relates an experience where he saw President Harold B. Lee following his passing. I learned about his (President Harold B. Lee) passing while I was home playing games with the … Continue reading

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I do not know what God is

To try to indicate the need that exists in the world, and in our own lives, for proper religious information, I would like to tell you of an experience. . . I happened to be in a large eastern city … Continue reading

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Personal experience with prayer

Many of us have had experiences with the sweet power of prayer. One of mine was shared with a stake patriarch from southern Utah. I first met him in my medical office more than 40 years ago, during the early … Continue reading

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How Revelation Works: D&C 6, 8, 9

Sections 6,8, and 9 of the Doctrine and Covenants explain how revelation works. I find it worth noting that in the early days of the history of the church that the Lord outlined for the Saints how this delicate communication … Continue reading

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Philo Dibble’s vision of a heavenly city

We then commenced settling Caldwell County, to which I removed, built a house, entered seven hundred and twenty acres of land and bought a lot in town. I also entered land for many of the brethren, and for this purpose … Continue reading

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Enos – My Soul Hungered

Enos had a struggle to know the Lord. Many people today do as well. I believe a key to gaining a testimony of Jesus Christ and the Restoration is to want to know the truth, as well as have an … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 3: Be Ready

1 Samuel 3 teaches so many important principles.  One idea that is particularly applicable to youth is that we need to be ready when called upon.  Samuel heeded the voice of the Lord when called upon, but the two men … Continue reading

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1 Samuel 3: Hearing the Voice of the Lord

As Samuel grows, he learns to hear the voice of the Lord.  The experience in 1 Samuel 3 illustrates how the Lord works with us to communicate his will.  We need to grow in the process of hearing and following … Continue reading

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