A Sure Foundation

Helaman 5:12, see also Isaiah 28:14–17 You must shore up your foundations. You must shore up your spiritual foundations and your temporal foundations. If or When It is important for me to realize that the word that is used in Helaman is not “if”. It’s not if the devil will send forth his mighty winds […]

The Work of Righteousness Shall Be Peace

Isaiah 32 There is much to make note of in this chapter. This is another chapter of prophecy looking forward to the time preceding and at the Second Coming of our Lord. Christ is declared here as a King that shall reign in righteousness, with others serving around him as princes. This is a preview […]

Line Upon Line, Line Upon Line

Isaiah 28 This chapter details well why those who are Ephraim should avoid strong drinks. Given long before the word of wisdom, Isaiah taught that destruction was to come upon the drunkards of Ephraim. As I conclude my study this morning, I pray that I may be able to find the personal application of such […]

Through Christ Which Strengtheneth Me

Philippians 4:13 I was contemplating a similar phrase that was in my head, “through Christ who healeth me.” That is not scripture, but it was a more accurate description of my current state. But the actual scripture is richer in meaning. Footnotes take me to 1 Timothy and Alma 26: And I thank Christ Jesus […]

“Behold, I am Jesus Christ”

3 Nephi 11:9-11 Having previously analyzed the Father’s introduction of the Savior, I now venture here to analyze the Savior’s own words in introducing himself. Behold, I am Jesus Christ, whom the prophets testified shall come into the world. And behold, I am the light and the life of the world; and I have drunk […]