Category Archives: God the Father

Make Your Calling and Election Sure

Make Your Calling and Election Sure Elder Bruce R. McConkie Doctrinal New Testament Commentary, volume 3:323-355 Among those who have received the gospel, and who are seeking diligently to live its laws and gain eternal life, there is an instinctive … Continue reading

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John 14 – The Two Comforters

In John 14, Jesus speaks to the Twelve about the Comforter, the paraclete, calling it the Holy Ghost (see John 14:26). He also speaks of “another Comforter,” teaching that that “he dwelleth with you, and shall be in you” (see … Continue reading

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The Cosmic Myth

The Hymn of the Pearl and the Cosmic Myth The Cosmic Myth is a story that teaches of eternal truths even though it may or may not be totally historically accurate. 1 Thus, the traditional Cosmic Myth is familiar to … Continue reading

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A Doctrinal Exposition by the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles

The Father and the Son: A Doctrinal Exposition by the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles From Improvement Era, Aug. 1916, 934–42; capitalization, punctuation, paragraphing, and spelling standardized. In the early 1900s, some discussion arose among Church … Continue reading

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The Omniscience of God

The Omniscience of God God … knoweth all things, and there is not anything save he knows, 2 Ne. 9:20 (Morm. 8:17; D&C 127:2). I know all their works, 2 Ne. 27:27. Lord knoweth all things which are to come, W of M 1:7. Spirit knoweth all things, Alma 7:13. he knows all the thoughts and intents of the heart, Alma … Continue reading

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God is the Father of our spirits

God is the Father of our spirits God is literally the father of the spirits of all mankind (see Hebrews 12:9; Acts 17:28-29; Numbers 16:22) Jesus declared that his god is our god and that his father is our father … Continue reading

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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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