Category Archives: Happiness

Why Is It Important to Lift Up Our Heads?

As he looked forward to the temple which his son would build, King David wrote a psalm about the joy of welcoming God’s presence into that holy house. “Lift up your heads, O ye gates” he wrote; “and be ye … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About Happiness?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, the prophet Lehi tells his family about a spiritual dream he has experienced. The central symbol in this dream was “a tree, whose fruit was desirable to make one happy” (1 Nephi … Continue reading

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Be of Good Cheer – 3 Nephi 1:13-14

13 Lift up your head and be of good cheer; for behold, the time is at hand, and on this night shall the sign be given, and on the morrow come I into the world, to show unto the world … Continue reading

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That Ye Might Know Concerning the Covenants of the Lord – 2 Nephi 9:1-3

1 And now, my beloved brethren, I have read these things that ye might know concerning the covenants of the Lord that he has covenanted with all the house of Israel— 2 That he has spoken unto the Jews, by … Continue reading

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They Were Filled with Joy – Mosiah 4:2-3

2 And they had viewed themselves in their own carnal state, even less than the dust of the earth. And they all cried aloud with one voice, saying: O have mercy, and apply the atoning blood of Christ that we … Continue reading

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The Glad Tidings of Great Joy – Mosiah 3:2-4

2 And the things which I shall tell you are made known unto me by an angel from God. And he said unto me: Awake; and I awoke, and behold he stood before me. 3 And he said unto me: … Continue reading

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Wickedness Never Was Happiness – Alma 41:10

10 Do not suppose, because it has been spoken concerning restoration, that ye shall be restored from sin to happiness. Behold, I say unto you, wickedness never was happiness. 11 And now, my son, all men that are in a … Continue reading

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