Category Archives: Agency

The Lord Has a Plan For Your Life

The Lord has placed currents of divine influence in your life that will lead you along the individual plan He would have you fulfill here on earth. Seek through the Spirit to identify it and carefully follow that direction that … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Tithing

A Brief History of Tithing The Lord instructed the Saints to pay tithing in the early years of Restoration, but he did not fill out a specific procedure on how to do this. The early Saints in 1831 (see D&C … Continue reading

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Newel Knight’s experience with the Adversary

Devil Cast Out of Newel Knight Joseph Smith During this month of April [1830] I went on a visit to the residence of Mr. Joseph Knight, of Colesville, Broom co. N. Y., with whom and his family I had been … Continue reading

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Brigham Young’s October 1856 Address

Brigham Young’s address to the Saints October 5, 1856 When Brigham Young heard that the many of the Saints who left with handcarts had left late in the season and that snows were coming early that year in 1856, he … Continue reading

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The Fall of Adam and Eve

Understanding the Fall brings a deeper appreciation for the Atonement of Christ One cannot fully appreciate the need for medication until he is aware of a malady. One does not pant after the cooling draught until he has nearly died … Continue reading

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Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott help to save Joseph Smith’s life

Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott: heroic young men The following story about Dennison Lott Harris and Robert Scott comes to us from a book by William Berrett called The Restored Church. To me, this story is miraculous for several … Continue reading

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Private choices affect us all

First, adults need to understand, and our children should be taught, that private choices are not private; they all have public consequences. “There is a popular notion that doing our own thing or doing what feels good is our own … Continue reading

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