What Do You Do When the Lord Tells You “Arise and Go to Ninevah?”

What Do You Do When the Lord Tells You “Arise and Go to Ninevah?”

Have you ever known anyone who tried to avoid a calling as much as Jonah?  The word of the Lord came to Jonah commanding him to call the people of Ninevah to repentance. We don’t know if “the word of the Lord” came to Jonah directly through the Holy Ghost or through his priesthood leader, but he rejected this home teaching or mission assignment in a major way.

Love and Harmony

Love and Harmony

More than a decade ago, the late Church President Gordon B. Hinckley (1910-2008) addressed the topic of racism when speaking to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He powerfully and clearly taught this principle: “No man who makes disparaging remarks concerning those of another race can consider himself a true disciple of Christ. Nor can he consider himself to be in harmony with the teachings of the Church of Christ.”

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