What Does It Mean to Harden Your Heart?

Shortly after Nephi's family left their comfortable home in Jerusalem and began camping in the wilderness, Nephi prayed to understand "the mysteries of God." In response, he tells us that God visited him "and did soften my heart that I did believe all the words which had been spoken by my father; wherefore, I did... Continue Reading →

What Is the Tree of Life?

Near the beginning of the Book of Mormon, the prophet Lehi described to his family a spiritual dream he had experienced. The central object in this dream was a tree "whose fruit was desirable to make one happy" (1 Nephi 8:10). Throughout the rest of the dream, groups of people were defined by their actions... Continue Reading →

What Is the Fulness of the Gospel?

He said there was a book deposited, written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. He also said that the fulness of the everlasting Gospel was contained in it, as delivered by the Savior to the ancient inhabitants. (Joseph Smith-History 1:34) The... Continue Reading →

Why Is It Important to Ask Questions?

During 2019, I'm going to organize my study around questions. Each day, I'm going to ask a question and see what I can learn from the Book of Mormon about that question. I have received a number of questions from readers, and I would love to have you submit more questions (anonymously) on my Questions submission... Continue Reading →

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