Mosiah 11 – The WHY behind our temple

Wicked King Noah comes into power and builds an ornate palace and other things to sate his vanity. He even builds a temple, but God does not accept it. Do we ever strive to build a “temple” in our life to cover up sins or justify our own will? Or do we build our temple to draw nearer to God?

Mountains to Climb

In the April 2012 General Conference, President Eyring gave a beautiful and stirring talk titled Mountains to Climb. He began his talk with the following: I heard President Spencer W. Kimball, in a session of conference, ask that God would give him mountains to climb. He said: “There are great challenges ahead of us, giant opportunities…

Transformation: Recovery steps 7-8

Just as a caterpillar can transform into a butterfly, so we, through the grace of our Savior, Jesus Christ, can be transformed into new men and women. The LDS 12 Steps to Addiction Recovery Program shows us how to do this (no matter whether our lives are way messed up or seemingly normal). We all have need of Christ in our lives. Read more to learn about Steps 7-8: Humility and Forgiveness.

Changing Hearts–Recovery Step 6

The new year is the perfect time to cover Step 6 in the Church’s Addiction/Sin Recovery Program. This step is when we experience a change of heart that leads us to want to give away all our sins to know God better. This is when God takes the “stony heart out of our flesh.” (Ezekiel 36:26) Read more to learn how to experience this mighty change this year.

Truth-Recovery Step 4

Truth is Step 4 in the Church’s 12-step addiction recovery plan. This process is a great tool to use in improving our lives and coming unto Christ, whether we have addictions or not. Everyone can use these steps. Step 4 is when we make a searching and fearless written moral inventory of our life. Read more…