I’m in the middle of the saddest part of the Book of Mormon. Throughout the latter half of 3 Nephi, Christ ushers in a period of peace and national righteousness that gives us modern readers a little preview of the Millenium. Then, 3 Nephi ends, and by the end of the very next chapter, the Nephites are largely corrupt and ripe for their final destruction. No gradual decline this time– they come out in open rebellion against God, the day of grace is past, and you know this is the end of the end. Each time I read the story of their self-destruction in my studies, it feels more sad and sickening than the last. This time through, I noticed some interesting details from the war accounts from Mormon 2 that I had overlooked before.Read More
For 30 days, Muslims around the world do not eat from dawn to dusk, pray intensely, donate to charities and service to their community and gather for nightly feasts to break the fast.Read More
What unseen force causes migrating species to return home? How do we know where to go in life? We have a guiding force, the light of Christ, that motivates us to seek our heavenly home.Read More
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DAILY MORMON is a FREE service that emails you a verse of scripture from the Book of Mormon that you can ponder every day.Read More
What I know of grace, I learned from my mother–watch this AMAZING rendition of AMAZING GRACE sung by THE GARAGE GUYS
“What I know of grace, I learned from my mother. That kind of love cannot be defined. But I can feel it when I sing. It is the feeling I had while singing this arrangement of Amazing Grace with my friends. And I can tell you that as we sang, my heart wanted to break wide open with joy.”Read More
“The world needs to be more outraged than it is,” he said, “when we read of the persecution, the violence, the sexual violence, the murder, the rape, the destruction of families and any social structure that these people have had — almost entire cultures being destroyed.”—Elder HollandRead More
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