What we see is heavily influenced by who we are. If we are filled with light, we can see more clearly, even in darkness. But if we are filled with darkness, external light may not be very helpful. That is the message of several passages in the book of Isaiah. In chapter 58, for example,... Continue Reading →

Gross Darkness

Isaiah prophesied of a time when "darkness shall cover the earth, and gross darkness the people." But he promised that, in the midst of this darkness, "the Lord shall arise upon thee, and his glory shall be seen upon thee. And the Gentiles shall come to thy light, and kings to the brightness of thy... Continue Reading →


Jesus said, "I am the true light that lighteth every man that cometh into the world" (Doctrine and Covenants 93:2; see also John 1:9.) He also said, "I will be a light unto them forever, that hear my words" (2 Nephi 10:14). Elder Timothy J. Dyches said: Just as sunlight daily bathes the earth to renew... Continue Reading →

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