“The Only Sure Foundation” – Jacob 4:15-18

In the 118th psalm, there is an interesting passage which highlights the disconnect between popular opinion and intrinsic value: The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner. This is the Lord’s doing; it is marvellous in our eyes. (Psalm 118:22-23) During the Savior's mortal ministry, He referenced this passage... Continue Reading →

“All Flesh Is of the Dust” – Jacob 2:21

After creating the earth, dividing the light from the darkness and the water from the land, and populating the earth with living things, God created people in His own image. We look like Him, but whereas He is eternal, we are fragile—subject to disease, injury, and death. Underscoring the temporary nature of our current existence,... Continue Reading →

“Come Unto Me” – 2 Nephi 26:25

In 2 Nephi 26, Nephi asks a series of rhetorical questions to illustrate the universality of the Savior's love: "Doth he cry unto any, saying: Depart from me?" (2 Nephi 26:25) "Hath he commanded any that they should depart out of the synagogues, or out of the houses of worship?" (2 Nephi 26:26) "Hath he... Continue Reading →

Lehi’s Dream

Not long after Lehi and his family left Jerusalem, he related to them a spiritual dream he had experienced. The central focus of the dream was "a tree, whose fruit was desirable to make one happy" (1 Nephi 8:10). This tree represents the love of God (1 Nephi 11:21-22), and every character in the dream... Continue Reading →

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