Elder Andersen’s recent Conference talk “Spiritually Defining Memories” surprised me with its candor. Mostly, because he shared an in-depth teaching about the Godhead we don’t usually hear in Sunday School.
3 Nephi 1-7 Anyone feel a bit awestruck with the similarities between Book of Mormon times and the present world chaos? Here are some quotes from General Conference which highlight the striking parallels.
Helaman 13-16 Why do we have earthquakes, fires, floods, famines and hurricanes if God is loving and kind? How to answer God’s critics. Catastrophic events are Christ’s last, pleading chance to get our attention, get us back on the right path – to get us to accept Him as our Savior (so He can give us everything He has).
Helaman 7-12 Funny how my spell checker wants to change the word ‘unwearyingness’ as I type to ‘unwillingness,’ which is literally the opposite. If you look up the word ‘unwearyingness’ online, Google will politely ask if you meant another word. One site, which pulls examples of a word used in sentences, pulled four references from the Book of Mormon and from nowhere else.
Helaman 1-6 Nephi and Lehi, both sons of Helaman, were so full of powerful faith; heaven sent down a ring of fire when they were imprisoned. Through miracles, they converted whole crowds of thoroughly bitter, skeptical people who were antagonistic to the Church. They were unstoppable. The big question is how does anyone acquire this…