Category Archives: Death

Jesus Bridged the Gulf Between Paradise and Prison

And beside all this, between us and you there is a great gulf (χάσμα – Chasma, gaping opening, or impassable interval) fixed: so that they which would pass from hence to you cannot; neither can they pass to us, that … Continue reading

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The Probationary Test of Mortality

THE PROBATIONARY TEST OF MORTALITY Elder Bruce R. McConkie Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Address given at the University of Utah Institute of Religion January 10, 1982 I’m very pleased and honored to have this opportunity to meet … Continue reading

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Barbara knew when she would leave mortality

The following story comes to us from Ezra Taft Benson, in his book entitled, “Come Unto Christ”. My wife shared this story with me today and I thought it was inspiring on so many levels! Whether you are talking about … Continue reading

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Oscar McConkie’s Witness

Oscar W. McConkie’s witness of Book of Mormon People Oscar McConkie, father of Elder Bruce R. McConkie, received a vision in which he saw Lamanites (Book of Mormon peoples) in the spirit world. Without going into too much detail of … Continue reading

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John 19:25-26 – John, take care of my mother!

John 19:25-26 Jesus instructs John to care for his mother I love this passage, for it shows the true nature of the Savior Jesus Christ. He loved his mother, and in his dying moments, he was concerned for her. He … Continue reading

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Henry Ballard’s Miracle – May 17, 1884

The following account comes from the book “Henry Ballard, the story of a courageous pioneer 1832-1908” p. 133-137 by Douglas Crookston. This book was published in 2010 by Deseret Book. Henry’s Miracle In a way, Henry’s life was one of … Continue reading

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Man is but a tenant of his physical body

Man is but a tenant of his physical body Man is but a tenant of his physical body. This view was very impressively expressed by ex-President of the United States John Quincy Adams. He was accosted on the streets of … Continue reading

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