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15 Invitations from President Nelson So Far This Year

President Nelson Begins Latin America Ministry in Guatemala

When a prophet of God speaks, he says many things. He may share words of comfort and hope, expounding on doctrine and warning of us of evil in our world. While all the words of a prophet are important, some of the most vital to our spiritual survival is the invitations. An invitation is a call to action, a call …

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6 LDS Quotes About Growing from Grace to Grace

6 LDS Quotes About Growing from Grace to Grace

In Doctrine and Covenants 93, we learn that during the mortal life of Jesus Christ he “received not of the fulness at first, but continued from grace to grace, until he received a fulness.” We are promised we can grow from grace to grace as we follow in Christ’s footsteps, eventually receiving a fulness of glory and truth in our …

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3 Ways Our Physical Health Impacts Our Spiritual Health

3 Ways Our Physical Health Impacts Our Spiritual Health

Doctrine and Covenants 89, known colloquially as the Word of Wisdom, is one of the most prominent revelations on health in the scriptures. In a world where our hearts are hurting and spirituality gives way to sin, some may wonder why the Lord might focus on physical health. In His promises in the Word of Wisdom, such as finding wisdom …

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New Church Video: Struggling with the History of Race and the Priesthood

New Church Video Struggling with the History of Race and the Priesthood

A new episode of “His Grace” features a young Latter-day Saint man named Danor discussing the challenges of race and priesthood he faced when he joined the Church. “His Grace” is a video series by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints that features members of the faith discussing important topics on a deeply personal level. You can watch …

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What Is the Ordinance of the Washing of Feet?

In Doctrine and Covenants 88:139, the Lord set forth a special ordinance as part of the School of the Prophets, known as the ordinance of the washing of feet: And ye shall not receive any among you into this school save he is clean from the blood of this generation; And he shall be received by the ordinance of the …

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Scared of the Second Coming? We Can Be Confident When He Comes.

Scared of the Second Coming? We Can Be Confident When He Comes.

In one of my classes recently, a study of Acts through Revelation in the New Testament, we talked for awhile during our discussion of 1 Thessalonians 4 about the second coming of Jesus Christ and how best to prepare for that day. A number of students expressed some nervousness about that day, which will be either great or terrible, and …

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Watch Church Historians Break Down Joseph Smith’s Vision of Heaven

Watch Church Historians Break Down Joseph Smith’s Vision of Heaven

Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon witnessed a remarkable vision of the afterlife. Why was this vision so important and what did most Latter-day Saints believe at the time about heaven? In this video, Church historians give insights into the vision.   FREE Three Kingdoms of Glory Coloring Page Aleah IngramAleah is a graduate of Southern Virginia University, where she studied …

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5 Powerful Quotes from Sidney Rigdon’s Fourth of July Oration

5 Power Quotes from Sidney Rigdon’s Fourth of July Oration

On July 4, 1838, Sidney Rigdon gave a discourse to an audience of thousands gathered in the public square at the center of Far West, Missouri. Considered a skilled orator, Rigdon spoke on independence, the Church’s commitment to the United States, and the rights of Latter-day Saints to defend themselves against persecution.  It is unknown if Joseph Smith or Hyrum …

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7 Things We Know About the Celestial Kingdom

7 Things We Know About the Celestial Kingdom

On February 16, 1832, Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon received what members of the time would call “The Vision.” The two men saw a heavenly vision of the afterlife and outlined the “degrees of glory” all inhabitants of the world would one day reside in, including the celestial kingdom. What is the celestial kingdom? Who resides there? Here are seven …

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