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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About the Millennium?

A millennium is a period of a thousand years. The Millennium is a thousand-year period of peace following the Second Coming of Jesus Christ. The apostle John foresaw a time when Satan would be bound for a thousand years. Jesus … Continue reading

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What Does the Book of Mormon Teach About the Second Coming of Jesus Christ?

Forty days after the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, He met one last time with his apostles at the Mount of Olives. They asked him if the time had come for the gathering of Israel, to which He responded, … Continue reading

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What Is Joy?

The Greek word for joy is chara (χαρά). It is related to the word charis (χάρις), which means “grace.” Thus, Strong’s Concordance defines the term as “joy because of grace” or “the awareness of God’s grace.” No wonder that Enos … Continue reading

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Will We Be Judged by the Apostles?

During His mortal ministry, Jesus told His twelve apostles that they would one day “sit upon twelve thrones, judging the twelve tribes of Israel” (Matthew 19:28). An angel explained to the prophet Nephi that the apostles would judge the tribes … Continue reading

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What Should I Do After I Hear the Words of Prophets?

General conference is over, and I had a great experience learning from church leaders. I listened to the talks and tried to understand the speakers’ messages. I also had a number of thoughts about improvements I can make in my … Continue reading

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How Can I Tell the Difference Between Promptings from the Holy Ghost and My Own Thoughts?

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of learning to recognize the Holy Ghost. Today, I’d like to explore a related question: How can I tell the difference between the Holy Ghost and my own thoughts? Elder David A. Bednar and … Continue reading

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How Can I Learn to Recognize the Holy Ghost?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, as Nephi enters the city of Jerusalem to make a third attempt to acquire the brass plates, he tells us, “I was led by the Spirit, not knowing beforehand the things which … Continue reading

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