For with God nothing shall be impossible (Luke 1:37). I have many reasons to be grateful. This year I am remembering the astounding miracle of the Lord’s saving my son from AIDS and kidney failure. On April 1, 1990, my wife and I rushed our fifteen-year old son, Matt, to the hospital because he was […]
Category Archive for 'Opposition in All Things'
Have you ever felt that oppression is your eternal companion and that you will never be rid of it? You might wonder, where is deliverance? You watch other people prosper, buy homes, enjoy good health, have babies. But you are stuck. My friend has been stuck for several years. When Job’s friends struggled to guess […]
A most sobering scripture is found in D&C 93:39: “And that wicked one cometh and taketh away light and truth, through disobedience, from the children of men, and because of the tradition of their fathers.”[i] The vampire of light and truth is Satan. He prompts us to either disobey or buy into his false teachings […]
Millions of people have been converted by the Book of Mormon, but few people have been converted to the Book of Mormon. My friend and former stake president, Vern Sommerfeldt, taught me that.
The greatest force in all the world [is] to develop character, to bring righteousness into the lives of men and women.—Elder Matthew Cowley[i] When we struggle over long periods of time to reawaken and rescue a wayward child, we might occasionally lapse and wonder, What’s in this for me? It is not necessarily a selfish […]