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spiritually disadvantaged

Help! I’m Spiritually Disadvantaged!

There is a Sunday School lesson on eternal marriage that talks extensively, and exclusively about the blessings of being sealed for time and eternity. In the article I wrote about it I mentioned that...
spiritually disadvantaged

D&C Lesson 31 – “Sealed for Time … and for All Eternity”

The whole point of mortality is to prepare us to return to live with God once again. The laws that make that possible were set up before the world was created. This plan requires...
baptism for the dead

D&C Lesson 30 – “The Prisoners Shall Go Free”

It is normal to view something you have always had as trite or commonplace. I have never given baptism for the dead a second thought - it was always there, like the temple or...
build

D&C Lesson 29 – Building the Kingdom

The saints in Nauvoo were a unique lot. Most of them had been driven from home to home, city to city, and from county to county. Many had lost the lives of their loved...
day of promise

Hymns Explained 050 – Come Thou Glorious Day of Promise

The following link takes you to the PDF file that discusses the hymn. This is a quick read, and can be very helpful for second language speakers. Hymn - 050 Come Thou Glorious Day of Promise This...

D&C Lesson 28 – “O God Where Art Thou?”

Adversity is the name of our mortal game. We cannot avoid it, and we should not try to avoid it. How we learn to deal with troubles and sorrows determines our eternal outcome. In...
adam-ondi-ahman

Hymns Explained 049 – Adam-ondi-Ahman

The following link takes you to the PDF file that discusses the hymn. This is a quick read, and can be very helpful for second language speakers. Hymn - 049 Adam-ondi-Ahman This hymn commentary is a help...
things are sung

Hymns Explained 048 – Glorious Things Are Sung of Zion

The following link takes you to the PDF file that discusses the hymn. This is a quick read, and can be very helpful for second language speakers. Hymn - 048 Glorious Things Are Sung of Zion This...

D&C Lesson 27 – “Tried, Even as Abraham”

What will it take to establish Zion? Is it just a matter of getting the right piece of property and scraping together the money to build the new temple? The Lord says we will...
preach my gospel

D&C Lesson 26 – Go Ye into All the World

It seems that sharing the gospel and adversity go hand in hand. Both sharing the gospel and adversity come with blessings, but both require sacrifice. When the Lord says "Preach my gospel" it isn't...