Monthly Archives: July 2011

Is the Devil Real?

“In these days of sophistication and error men depersonalize not only God but the devil. Under this concept Satan is a myth, useful for keeping people straight in less enlightened days but outmoded in our educated age. Nothing is further … Continue reading

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We Are Free to Choose Good or Evil

Agency Is an Eternal Principle “Thou mayest choose for thyself, for it is given unto thee” (Moses 3:17). God has told us through His prophets that we are free to choose between good and evil. We may choose liberty and … Continue reading

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Defining Faith

Faith in Jesus Christ is the first principle of the gospel and is more than belief; it is to have confidence in Christ that comes by hearing his word, following his teachings and living his laws. Faith is a principle of … Continue reading

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King James Bible – 400th Anniversary

“It is not by chance or coincidence that we have the Bible today,” says Elder M. Russell Ballard of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles. He explains that the Bible exists because of the obedience of righteous individuals who followed … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith History (extended version)

Joseph Smith-History Joseph Smith tells of his ancestry, family members, and their early abodes—An unusual excitement about religion prevails in western New York—He determines to seek wisdom as directed by James—The Father and the Son appear, and Joseph is called … Continue reading

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Book of Mormon: The Musical

Reviews of “The Book of Mormon” musical have been all over the entertainment media in the past few weeks. According to the reviews, the play sketches the journey of two Mormon missionaries from their sheltered life in Salt Lake City … Continue reading

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Prophet: A Special Witness of Christ

Thomas S. Monson, Prophet of the Lord Jesus Christ “With all my heart and the fervency of my soul, I lift up my voice in testimony as a special witness and declare that God does live. Jesus is His Son, … Continue reading

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Continuing Revelation

By PRESIDENT JAMES E. FAUST, Second Counselor in the First Presidency The necessity for constant communication with God has not ended. It comes through the process known as divine revelation. This principle is basic to Mormon belief. God communicates to all of … Continue reading

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The Bible & The Book of Mormon

25 JANUARY 2008 — SALT LAKE CITY: During the past several years, scholars, religious leaders, journalists and the general public have steadily shown an increased interest in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Much of this attention has been … Continue reading

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The Priesthood Authority of God

The priesthood is the eternal power and authority of God. Through the priesthood God created and governs the heavens and the earth. Through this power He redeems and exalts His children, bringing to pass “the immortality and eternal life of … Continue reading

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