One of my heroes in the Book of Mormon is the woman who married Nephi. I wish I knew her name and more about her. Nephi, like other prophets, points out that his record is limited to his ministry, revelations, teachings and testimony. Imagine a bishop’s record of his ministry. We probably wouldn’t learn much […]
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A parent’s love is a powerful saving agent, but the sealing of that love is what is required to fully and finally save our children and cement our marriages.
Perhaps no metaphor better describes the New and Everlasting Covenant as does the Jewish wedding. Because establishing Zion in a life, a marriage, a family or a priesthood society depends on this Covenant, which is the first pillar of Zion, we would be well served to become acquainted with the Jewish marriage customs. In this […]
The Jewish marriage customs are amazingly similar to the New and Everlasting Covenant, which is the first “pillar of Zion.” In this second part of a four-part series, we will discuss how the rites of the betrothal ceremony parallel the beautiful covenant that we make with the Lord, who is our beloved Bridegroom. When we […]
In this series of four articles, we will explore the New and Everlasting Covenant, contrasting it with the Jewish marriage customs. The astonishing parallels between the Covenant and the Jewish marriage help us to understand the beauty and loving nature of this first and preeminent Covenant. Clearly, the Lord intended that Jewish couples should contemplate […]
Love-perfect love-is the greatest power in the universe. Love motivates God to do all that He does. The greatest expression of His love is to give and redeem life. He invites His children to experience His type of life, for therein is His joy made full. By following His example-giving life and redeeming life-our joy […]
Low commitment level, hurt feelings, misunderstandings-a variety of issues lend to a child’s becoming lukewarm to the gospel. Here is a letter from a mother who is trying to help her lukewarm son.