Archive | January 2015

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Oh, The Glory of My God!

This morning I prayed, as I’m sure most of you do, for the people I know who are struggling in their lives – all of them more than I by a great margin.  I prayed for beloved family members.  I prayed for forgiveness and patience.  I prayed a prayer of gratitude for the comforts I […]

Lessons from the Jail # 7 – Repentance is Your Friend

This is the 7th  and last of a series of posts called “Lessons from the Jail”.  (Links to the other lessons are provided at the end)  Beginning in late 2006, I began an assignment for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in which I ministered to men in the Salt Lake County jail.  […]

Comfort In Zion?

Ever since I joined the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I’ve wondered when the promised trials were going to come.  You know – the inevitable trials that come to everyone at some point in their lives.  After all, even though the gospel is supposed to bring us great joy, we don’t dare get […]

D&C 84:19-25: To See the Face of God…and Live!

And this greater priesthood administereth the gospel and holdeth the key of the mysteries of the kingdom, even the key of the knowledge of God. Therefore, in the ordinances thereof, the power of godliness is manifest. And without the ordinances thereof, and the authority of the priesthood, the power of godliness is not manifest unto men in the flesh; For without this no man can see the face of God, even the Father, […]