"And now behold, I ask of you, my brethren of the church, have ye spiritually been born of God? Have ye received his image in your countenances? Have ye experienced this mighty change in your hearts?" Alma 5:14

Posts Tagged ‘priesthood’

Must One See Christ in this Life?

Thank you to a friend, Marc, who helped put into words some of what follows. When you read scripture, particularly the Book of Mormon, you come across accounts of people having various degrees of interaction with God; including face-to-face interactions with Christ (Ether 3 – 4). You can have confidence then that such interactions are…

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Day of Celebration or Day of Mourning

There has been some buzz going around about the most recent changes to the temple endowment ceremony which have been implemented at the beginning of this year.  I have already seen comments by people celebrating the changes and comments by people concerned with the changes.  Often these two sides struggle to see from the others’…

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Temple Recommend Questions

For an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, holding a current temple recommend is often viewed as a measurement of righteousness.  It’s not uncommon to hear members speak  in Sunday school classes or in sacrament meeting of the importance of having a current temple recommend – as if the recommend itself…

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