‘As we increase our faith in Christ, we receive light in intensifying measure until it dispels all darkness that might gather around us. “That which is of God is light; and he that receiveth light, and continueth in God, receiveth more light; and that light groweth brighter and brighter until the perfect day”‘. Continue reading “Light Cleaveth Unto Light”
I replied to a comment on the r/lds subreddit last week about Mosiah 2:41, and how King Benjamin could say that those who keep the commandments of God live in a ‘blessed and happy state’. The commenter didn’t feel ‘blessed in all things, temporal and spiritual’, despite trying to live righteously throughout their life. Why … Continue reading Blessed In All Things
Is living the commmandments of God, and being part of Christ’s church, only good for some and not others? Does it do some harm and help some more because of the type of people they are? Is it just something you choose, like the sort of food you eat or school you attend, or the … Continue reading A response to the claim that discipleship of Jesus Christ is good for some people, and not for others.
Christmas is overwhelmingly seen, at least where I am, as a time to gather with your immediate and extended family. And while this is a worthy purpose for a holiday that almost everyone observes, it tends to obscure its greater, profound, and universal purpose: salvation for all who will, healing, mercy, love from God for … Continue reading Christmas is more than family
There’s a lady in our ward at church whose family moved here from the United States a few months ago, I think due to her husband’s work. For her, Christmas this year is feeling very strange, because she is used to it being in the middle of a snowy, cold winter, with evergreen trees and … Continue reading Christmas in summer