This Was Their Secret Plan, and Their Combination

Helaman 2 Combination – an alliance of individuals, corporations, or states united to achieve a social, political, or economic end; two or more persons working as a team Combination, Merriam-Webster.com See also Moses 5:18-31 Helamán 2 (in Spanish) Al contemplar el propósito de convenios y pactos, es para fortalecernos en nuestros debilidades. También nos polariza […]

The Gathering of Scattered Israel

“The Gathering of Scattered Israel,” by Elder Russel M. Nelson, October 2006 There is such a strong spirit about what I am studying this morning. I cannot tell its purpose yet.  As I read about the Lord telling Abraham to get thee out of the land of his father’s inheritance, this resonates deeply and strongly […]

“By the Blood of Thy Covenant,” Zechariah 9

“by the blood of thy covenant I have sent forth thy prisoners out of the pit wherein is no water.” (vs. 11) Sweet spiritual impressions cause me to consider that region of the world. This chapter also talks of Ephriam and Judah as instruments in the Lord’s hand and as jewels in the Lord’s crown […]

Our Emphasis on the Reception of the Holy Ghost

See JST Matthew 3:38-40 At times it may seem that as Latter-day Saints we place too much emphasis on the Holy Spirit and receiving the Holy Ghost. And it may be that we put too much emphasis on making sure that we feel the Holy Ghost when in reality we should be preaching repentance and […]

2.1.2 Ordinances

Ordinances are are sacred physical acts with symbolic meaning which opens the door to rich spiritual blessings. One of the ordinances mentioned is the sacrament. Perhaps a study of ordinances and their purposes will bring a greater spiritual understanding of the sacrament. If I were to prepare a sacrament meeting that called specific attention to […]