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Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen? | 20 September 2018

Scripture “Nevertheless, he shall consecrate thine afflictions for thy gain.” —2 Nephi 2:2   Quote “Sometimes we just want to know why. Why does He allow bad things to happen? Unfortunately, we might not always know the reason “why.” But we can always draw faith and strength from remembering the things we do know.: we have agency, trials are empowering, …

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Do Not Leave the Savior | 19 August 2018

Scripture “From that time many of his disciples went back, and walked no more with him. Then said Jesus unto the twelve, Will ye also go away? Then Simon Peter answered him, Lord, to whom shall we go? thou hast the words of eternal life.” —John 6:66-68   Quote “Whatever you do, do not leave the Savior! Because of His …

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A Noble Parent | 18 September 2018

Scripture “Now the Lord had shown the intelligences that were organized before the world was; and among all these there were many of the noble and great ones.” —Abraham 3:22   Quote “One day, while my kids were sleeping, I decided to look through my old journals. One statement in particular touched me: “I will strive to excel in my …

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Building Meaningful Relationships | 17 September 2018

Scripture “No power or influence can or ought to be maintained by virtue of the priesthood, only by persuasion, by long-suffering, by gentleness and meekness, and by love unfeigned.” —Doctrine & Covenants 121:41   Quote “Building meaningful relationships requires us to go beyond the superficial. Superficial communication is full of small talk about schedules, the weather, and other minor issues, …

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I’m Trying to Be Like Jesus | 16 September 2018

Scripture “For I have given you an example, that ye should do as I have done to you.” —John 13:15   Quote “Are we really trying to be like Jesus? Can we do too much for the Lord? Certainly we all love Him. Therefore, I implore us, keep His commandments and become more like Him. Come unto Christ, eat the …

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Nearer, My God, To Thee | 15 September 2018

Scripture “And, behold, I am with thee, and will keep thee in all places whither thou goest, and will bring thee again into this land; for I will not leave thee, until I have done that which I have spoken to thee of.” —Genesis 28:15   Quote “No matter where you stand in your relationship to God, I invite you …

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Eight Witnesses | 14 September 2018

Scripture “In the mouth of two or three witnesses shall every word be established.” —2 Corinthians 13:1   Quote “And this we bear record with words of soberness, for we have seen and hefted, and know of a surety the plates of which we have spoken. And we give our names unto the world, to witness unto the world that …

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God Uses Imperfect People | 13 September 2018

Scripture “I am like as yourselves, subject to all manner of infirmities in body and mind; yet I have been consecrated by my father, and was suffered by the hand of the Lord that I should be a ruler and a king over this people; and have been kept and preserved by his matchless power, to serve you with all …

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Your Light in the Wilderness | 12 September 2018

Scripture “And I will also be your light in the wilderness; and I will prepare the way before you, if it so be that ye shall keep my commandments; wherefore, inasmuch as ye shall keep my commandments ye shall be led towards the promised land; and ye shall know that it is by me that ye are led.” —1 Nephi …

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Patriot Day | 11 September 2018

Scripture “Let not that which I have appointed be polluted by mine enemies, by the consent of those who call themselves after my name.” —Doctrine & Covenatns 101:97   Quote “Even a divine constitution requires something further; it demands a kind of people who will, by their very natures, receive and respect such a constitution and function well within the …

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