Monthly Archives: July 2018

Always remember him

We really do not have much that we can offer the Savior in appreciation of what he has done for us. We truly are unprofitable servants. But we can always remember him. I have really thought about this today as … Continue reading

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Resurrected beings do not have blood

Resurrected beings have the power to do the things that mortals can do (though the ability to create life, or the power of procreation will be reserved for those that are exalted). Resurrected beings are very similar mortals, their bodies … Continue reading

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The veil seems to still be in effect in the next life

Elder Neal A. Maxwell (1926–2004) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles taught that our time of probation and testing continues after death: “Sometimes in the Church we speak imprecisely … as if individuals who die go immediately to the … Continue reading

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Jesus was astonished at the degree of suffering

Imagine, Jehovah, the Creator of this and other worlds, “astonished”! Jesus knew cognitively what He must do, but not experientially. He had never personally known the exquisite and exacting process of an atonement before. Thus, when the agony came in … Continue reading

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When will we have “all things” revealed?

The lifting of the veil The lifting of the veil is probably a gradual thing, but one thing is certain: the conditions during the Millennium are perfect for gaining more knowledge. From time to time I am asked this question, … Continue reading

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Luke 23:43 Today you shall be with me in paradise

Today you shall be with me in paradise It is inspiring to me that while he was dying on the cruel cross, Jesus Christ was filled with love and empathy for others. He found the strength to minister to the … Continue reading

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If I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you

Did the apostles have the gift of the Holy Ghost while they were with the Savior in his mortal ministry? From the text, especially in John 16:7 and John 7:38-39, it would seem that they did not. Robert Millet wrote: … Continue reading

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