Tag Archives: Suffering

The principle of compensation

I have come to appreciate these words by Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin regarding the principle of compensation, and have seen this evident in my life: The third thing we can do is understand the principle of compensation. The Lord compensates … 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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More equality in this testing

We may foolishly bring unhappiness and trouble, even suffering upon ourselves. These are not always to be regarded as penalties imposed by a displeased Creator. They are part of the lessons of life, part of the test. Some are tested … Continue reading

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Water Miraculously Provided for Zion’s Camp 1834

Zion’s Camp – Water Miraculously Provided Oliver B. Huntington and Zera Cole [In the winter of 1890 Huntington “sat with paper and pencil” and took notes as he listened to Zera Cole give the following account from the march of … Continue reading

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The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy”

The miracle of the seagulls and the “States Goods Prophecy” Now came a series of trials differing from anything the Saints had yet experienced. Indeed, it seemed as if they were fated to literally “endure all things,” and like the … Continue reading

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Another Zion’s Camp?

First Lieutenant David DeMille U.S. Army Afghanistan, March 2006–March 2007 One time our convoy was out on night patrol. We stopped by what was known as a “district center.” The district center compound was the location of the area’s main … Continue reading

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Salt Lake City in the winter of 1848-49

“Some of the inhabitants were living in log cabins, others in dugouts, and still others in wagons, while some who did not have the latter, had built brush sheds; almost everybody was living on short rations, crickets and grasshoppers having … Continue reading

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