What does the Atonement of Jesus Christ mean for me, daily? How does His work most help me? Well, besides giving me everything, it gives me grace – the power to overcome the world. Continue reading Power to overcome: how Christ’s Atonement saves me in and from my circumstances
The promised second installment of this series! I’m not sure I have all the cards I wrote, seeing as I moved recently, so my things are a bit mixed around. But let’s pretend I do, and go from… …Matthew 23:13-33 All of this chapter is good – the Lord speaking to his followers about the … Continue reading New Testament scripture faves, Part 2
And to bring about his eternal purposes in the end of man, after he had created our first parents, and the beasts of the field and the fowls of the air, and in fine, all things which are created, it must needs be that there was an opposition; even the forbidden fruit in opposition to … Continue reading Bittersweet
I don’t really bother with New Year’s resolutions, but I did read a good article today in that vein, which was less about a new year and more about continual change. It was quite perfect, actually, for me, because I’ve been struggling with something ‘new’ (there’s always something); my weakness in trying to ‘be better’. Which I’ve been doing all my life, and haven’t achieved yet. (Like there’s a point at which I could achieve it – bing! You’re better). Continue reading Am I better yet?
Being Easter recently, I heard the phrase “Jesus died for our sins” in people’s talks, and today, two people shared their testimonies in fast and testimony meeting that they knew that “Jesus died to save us from our sins”. I always wonder when I hear that sort of phrase; either people are repeating something by … Continue reading So is the Atonement about Jesus “dying for our sins”, or is it more than that?