Author Archives: Paul Anderson

What Is the Liahona?

When God commanded Lehi to leave the city of Jerusalem, he obeyed immediately. He took his family three days’ journey into the wilderness and set up camp by a river in a valley. The family camped in that valley for … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Brass Serpent?

As Moses led the Israelites to the promised land, they came to a place where there were “fiery serpents.” Many people were bitten by the snakes and died. God told Moses to make a snake out of brass and place … Continue reading

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Who Is the “Prophet” that Moses Promised Would Come?

Moses wanted to prepare the children of Israel to enter the presence of God. He hoped to make them “a kingdom of priests and an holy nation” (Exodus 19:6). But when the people heard the voice of the Lord, they were … Continue reading

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How Can I Heal a Broken Relationship?

In the Sermon on the Mount, the Savior taught an important principle: Our relationship with God is heavily influenced by our relationships with other people: Therefore if thou bring thy gift to the altar, and there rememberest that thy brother … Continue reading

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How Did Elijah Turn the Hearts of Fathers and Children Toward Each Other?

In the last two verses of the Old Testament, Malachi prophesied that, “before the coming of the great and dreadful day of the Lord,” the prophet Elijah would come to “turn the heart of the fathers to the children, and … Continue reading

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What Is the Day of Burning Spoken of by Malachi?

Malachi prophesied that a day would come when the unrighteous would be destroyed by fire: For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven; and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and … Continue reading

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Why Does God Command Us to Pay Tithing?

The first principle of the gospel is faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Faith is trust, and it is manifest in our decisions. We make choices based on trust, and the tangible evidence that we have done the right thing … Continue reading

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