Category Archives: New Testament

Moroni 10 – Evidentiary Equilibrium

Evidentiary Equilibrium I am amazed at how the Book of Mormon is set up for us. The modern issues that mankind is struggling with (see my happiness post from earlier), concerning pride, racism, and monetary inequality, are all addressed in … Continue reading

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Luke 17:35 Two women shall be grinding together; the one shall be taken, and the other left

Bruce R. McConkie “…’in the last days, two shall be in the field, the one shall be taken, and the other left; two shall be grinding at the mill, the one shall be taken, and the other left; and what … Continue reading

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Luke 17:21 the kingdom of God is within you

The Joseph Smith translation changes Luke 17:21 to read, “the kingdom of God has already come unto you…” Bruce R. McConkie “One of the heresies which prevails in a large part of modern Christendom is the concept that Jesus did … Continue reading

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Righteous Dominion

I had the opportunity to read about the Savior’s teaching in Luke on wealth recently. In Luke 12 we read: Take heed, and beware of covetousness: for a man’s life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he … Continue reading

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It’s true isn’t it?

Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles explained how he was affected by hearing of a new convert who made the sacrifices required of him as a disciple of Jesus Christ: “I had just returned home … Continue reading

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The question that drew out the answer

The answer that Jesus gives that is the story of the Good Samaritan comes from a question that is asked of him in Luke 10. “Master, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” “Who is my neighbour?” (see Luke 10:25,29) The Prophet Joseph Smith encouraged us to look for these … Continue reading

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Luke 10:30-37 The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan As A Type “This parable’s content is clearly practical and dramatic in its obvious meaning, but a time-honored Christian tradition also saw the parable as an impressive allegory of the Fall and Redemption of mankind. This early … Continue reading

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