So powerful is the light of unity that it can illuminate the whole earth.
For many, the entire week before and during Easter is one of spiritual power. They spend the week focusing their hearts and attention on the atonement of Jesus Christ, and they contemplate what it means to them. Then Easter comes, the baskets are opened, the eggs are found, and the Easter service ends. The pretty new dresses and fancy suits are put away…until next Easter?
This article was previously published on “Hi, I’m Bekki.” Republished with permission.
What is the purpose of life? We’re here to gain a body and a family, to learn, to be tested, to develop faith, and ultimately to return to our Heavenly Father. However, the Book of Mormon also offers another interesting perspective on the purpose of our time here on earth:
Over a million people worldwide marched in protest this weekend. The incredible message of unity, despite differences, is being overshadowed by vulgarity.
When Mary learned she was to have a divine Son, she was instructed to name him Jesus. Long before Mary knew He was to be her child, however, the Savior had been given many names—Jehovah, the Lamb of God, the Savior, the Redeemer, Jesus Christ. In His lifetime, He taught that He was God’s son. The Old Testament and Book of Mormon prophets knew of His coming long before He was born, and knew many of the names by which He would be known: