“How Great Blessings”

As I wrote yesterday, it's important to be thankful for the good things in our lives. Additionally, it's important to recognize that God has prepared blessings which we are not yet aware of. Here is how He described those blessings to members of the church in Kirtland, Ohio in 1832: Ye are little children, and ye... Continue Reading →

Out of Weakness…

Near the end of his life, Lehi spoke with son Joseph. He spoke of a future seer who would publish his words and the words of his descendants. He didn't say this seer would be perfect. He said, "Out of weakness he shall be made strong" (2 Nephi 3:13). He said something similar about the... Continue Reading →

“My Soul Did Rest” – Enos 1:17

Faith in God can help us manage anxiety and recover from discouragement. When Enos prayed all day and into the night, the Lord answered him with the assurance that his sins were forgiven. Enos said, "I knew that God could not lie; wherefore, my guilt was swept away" (Enos 1:6). Notice that his trust in... Continue Reading →

“My Grace Is Sufficient” – Ether 12:26-27

When the apostle Paul struggled with feelings of inadequacy, the Lord reassured him with these words: "My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness" (2 Corinthians 12:9). When Moroni expressed similar misgivings, the Lord responded with the same affirmation: "Fools mock, but they shall mourn; and my grace is sufficient for the meek, that they... Continue Reading →

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