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How to Prevent “Going Inactive” After the Pandemic Ends

How to Prevent "Going Inactive" After the Pandemic Ends

For members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the term inactive is used to describe those who once attended church but no longer do so. While so many have been excited about the process of returning to chapels for worship with their fellow Saints, others are also struggling with the idea of going back to church. There …

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What Will We Sacrifice for Temples to Reopen?

On March 25, 2020, the First Presidency announced all temples would temporarily close in an effort to curb the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the last year, the majority of Latter-day Saints haven’t been able to attend the sacred buildings often deemed the highlight of their worship. Members around the world anxiously await the day when temples will reopen …

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6 Blessings & Cautions About Organized Religion

6 Blessings & Cautions About Organized Religion

For Latter-day Saints, one of our greatest blessings is to be a part of Christ’s organized church, restored again on the earth. However, with anything in life, we also need to be careful of the adversary taking a beautiful thing and perverting it. As we continue to study the rise of the Church of Christ, we can open our arms …

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10 Inspiring LDS Quotes About Angels

10 Inspiring LDS Quotes About Angels

These 10 inspiring LDS quotes about angels are great for personal study and church talks. They can help us better understanding the ministering of angels on both sides of the veil. Read each talk in full for more information and context. Usually such beings are not seen. Sometimes they are. But seen or unseen they are always near. Sometimes their assignments are very …

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How to Disconnect Your Worth From Your Gospel Checklist

How to Disconnect Your Worth From Your Gospel Checklist

What is the worth of a soul? Before early Church leaders could begin building the kingdom of God, the Lord reminded them that the worth of souls is great in the sight of God. Great is an understatement. Perhaps the greatest understatement when put in the context of how our Heavenly Parents feel about us. But don’t we have a …

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How Can We Follow God’s Counsel to Pray Always?

How Can We Follow God's Counsel to Pray Always?

The Lord has commanded us to pray always, to pray vocally and in our hearts, to pray in public as well as private. However, as we face the distractions of our modern world, it can be hard to follow this counsel. Here are five ways you can have a heart full of consistent prayer and praise for the Lord. Notice …

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Emma’s Role in the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon

Emma's Role in the the Coming Forth of the Book of Mormon

“As the individual who was with Joseph from the beginning to the end of the translation process and who provided him with immeasurable assistance in various ways, Emma Smith was arguably more intimately involved in the coming forth of the Book of Mormon than any individual besides Joseph,” wrote scholars Amy Easton-Flake and Rachel Cope in their paper, A Multiplicity …

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How to Study Church History When It May Be Difficult

How to Study Church History When It May Be Difficult

A study of the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can be inspiring and faith-fulfilling. To have living witnesses of the Restoration of the Gospel of Jesus Christ is truly priceless. However, studying our history also requires us to face decisions, practices, and attitudes that are at odds with our moral and cultural systems today. It’s …

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How to Discover the Work God’s Called You To Do

How to Discover the Work God's Called You To Do

When the Angel Moroni appeared to Joseph Smith on September 21, 1823, he told the yet-to-be-prophet that “God had a work for me to do.” Just as Joseph was called of God to labor in the Lord’s vineyard, so are we. It is one of the greatest opportunities and privileges we have to serve alongside Jesus Christ in bringing to …

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