Gifts of the Spirit

Gifts of the Spirit

The Bible and other scriptures promise us we can receive gifts of the Spirit to help us in our spiritual journey, sometimes referred to in churches as a Christian walk. The Bible discusses a variety of gifts Christians can receive from God, through the Holy Ghost: 4...
Improving Your Bible Study

Improving Your Bible Study

It is very important to read the Bible every day, but sometimes we can find ourselves in checklist mode—read the number of chapters on our to-do list efficiently, cross them off our list, and move on to the next item on the list. While this does ensure we will read...
Moral Courage

Moral Courage

One of the purposes of mortal life is to prove to God that we will keep His commandments when that takes courage (Henry B. Eyring, “Moral Courage,” Liahona, Mar 2010, 4–7). An important aspect of Mormon beliefs is that one purpose of our life on earth is to be tested....
What is an “ExMormon”?

What is an “ExMormon”?

Simply put, an ExMormon or Ex-Mormon is a person who used to be a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church), but is no longer.  However, the term has a connotation of rebellion.  Some people who were once affiliated with the Church have...
What is Wisdom?

What is Wisdom?

One day, while reading the Book of Mormon, I was startled by a description of the prophet Ammon that I had not previously noticed, in Alma, chapter 18, verse 22: Now Ammon being wise, yet harmless, he said unto Lamoni: Wilt thou hearken unto my words, if I tell thee...
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