“Remember, eternity is now, not a vague, distant future. We prepare each day, right now, for eternal life. If we are not preparing for eternal life, we are preparing for something else, perhaps something far less.” – Elder M. Russell Ballard, from a talk entitled “Spiritual Development“
“Sanctify yourselves: for to morrow the Lord will do wonders among you.” Joshua 3:5
For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse: (Romans 1:20) “The scriptures are laid before thee, yea, and all things denote there is a God; yea, even the … Read moreRomans 1:22 – Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools.
I was recently told about an article titled “Lost and Found” by Jill Carattini. She told this story: A nurse named Melanie was on her way to work when something in the trash bin caught her eye. She was immediately taken with the possibilities in the discarded treasure. It was a cello, slightly cracked in … Read moreValuable Merchandise
”Neither professions nor possessions should define identity or self-worth. The Savior, for example, was a humble carpenter, but that hardly defined His life.” – Elder Lynn G. Robbins of the Seventy, in a talk entitled “What Manner of Men and Women Ought Ye to Be?“
”We live in a time of turmoil. Earthquakes and tsunamis wreak devastation, governments collapse, economic stresses are severe, the family is under attack, and divorce rates are rising. We have great cause for concern. But we do not need to let our fears displace our faith. We can combat those fears by strengthening our faith.” … Read moreIn a Time of Turmoil
I have often read the Acts of the Apostles, written by Luke. Luke at one time served as a missionary companion Paul. This put Luke into a good position to write about Paul’s experience, because likely he heard firsthand from Paul of his famous conversion experience. In Acts chapter 9, Luke records the experience. Saul … Read moreAn instantaneous change or a long-hard struggle?