Filed under: For the Strength of the Youth, Life Lessons, Making Decisions, Old Testament
In order to learn to make wise use of our eternal gift of agency, we must understand that each choice we make has consequences. These consequences can affect our entire lives and even our eternities. They also affect others. When we learn to evaluate the consequences of our choices, we are better able to make wise choices and get the most from our agency.
In the past, many Mormons used the term “free agency” to describe our God-given right to choose for ourselves. Today, church leaders discourage that term, because agency is not free, and they want us to understand this. Instead, they encourage the use of the term “moral agency.” Read more
Filed under: Living the Gospel, Old Testament, Pearl of Great Price, Scripture Time
I’ve been reading a lot about Enoch in the last few weeks. If any of you have ever read the account in the Bible, you know there’s not exactly a mighty gush of information to study up on.
To begin to understand the Atonement and Resurrection of Christ, we have to go back about 1200 years to when a certain occurrence first began. Anyone who has ever been a part of the Passover Feast, or read the Old Testament, knows when the first Passover Feast was instituted.