Notwithstanding the Signs and the Wonders

Helaman 16 The first thing that stands out to me in this chapter is that the same preaching caused some people to repent and others to become angry. Helaman 16 (in Spanish) ¿Cuales son los propósitos de los señales? No pueden violar el albedrío del hombre. En este capítulo también tenemos otra racionalidad de los […]

Repent and Prepare the Way of the Lord

Helaman 14 Samuel the Lamanite starts this chapter with a prophecy or sign of the Savior’s coming: …For behold, there shall be great lights in heaven…And behold, there shall a new star arise…And behold this is not all, there shall be many signs and wonders in heaven. vs. 3,5,6 I have only focused on the […]

What is Man?

Outline Identity Crisis Nothingness or Everything? Our True Identity Quote from Pres. Packer The Plan that Gives Our Identity Meaning The Fall Diabolic Oposition The Atonement of Christ, Redemption and Repentance Agency: Agency strengthens our Identity Kindergarden Decisions Covenant Commitment Strengthens our Ability to Choose Right Quote from Elder Gong Real Intent and Prayer – […]

Post Conference Thoughts and Impressions

It is the morning after the 189th Semi-annual General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. There have been a couple of doctrines that have sunk deep into my being this morning. The most important being choice and agency. Elder Gerrit W. Gong spoke about the choice to marry his wife. Covenant […]

Restored Unto Grace for Grace, According to Their Works

Helaman 12 The doctrine of change, the doctrine of repentance, brings about the purposes of God and reason for our existence. Second morning, I am going back and reviewing the references at the beginning concerning prosperity: 10 Trust not in oppression, and become not vain in robbery: if riches increase, set not your heart upon […]