Category Archives: jesus-christ

The Ongoing Restoration

  I love this recent talk that Elder Gary E. Stevenson gave for BYU‘s Education Week last month. It is wonderful to behold that the restoration started in 1820 and continues to unfold. His challenge to read from the Book … Continue reading

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What About Predestination and Foreordination?

  Awhile ago for the “Come, Follow Me” readings, in the New Testament, I read that Paul talked about predestination. Romans 8:29-30 says, “Whom [God] did foreknow, he also did predestinate, … them he also called: and whom he called, … Continue reading

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Navigating Without Instruments: You Have to Know Where You’ve Been to Know Where You Are Going

  You know that part in the movie Moana where she and Maui talk about wayfinding? I saw the movie but I didn’t even notice the term or wonder what it involved. It just went way over my head, like … Continue reading

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Let the Book Speak for Itself, Without a Title, So Any False Preconceived Notions Aren’t Stirred Up

  “And moreover, I say unto you, that the time shall come when the knowledge of a Savior shall spread throughout every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. And behold, when that time cometh, none shall be found blameless before God, except it be little children, only through repentance … Continue reading

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Come, Follow Me: Insights for the Week about Peter’s Denial of Jesus

  So in our family study recently about the atonement and crucifixion of Jesus, using the Come, Follow Me Study Guide, we read about Peter denying the Savior three times. I’ve always felt sad thinking about Peter doing this. This … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Come, Follow Me: Week #17

Did you all have a happy Mother’s Day! I sure did. It redeemed “The Mothers’ Day from Hell” that I had two years ago. That happened as I was driving out of state and totaled my car in a head-on … Continue reading

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Easter 2019: Seeing How Christ Changes Everything

  We had a lovely Easter! My heart is still delighting as I remember it. We dyed our Easter eggs red, in honor of the Serbian Easter tradition I blogged about here, which is new to me. In honor of … Continue reading

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