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What Guidance Does the Book of Mormon Provide About Recognizing the Holy Ghost?

Nephi promised that, if we will receive the Holy Ghost, “it will show unto [us] all things what [we] should do” (2 Nephi 32:5). The Lord told Joseph Smith that the Holy Ghost speaks to our mind and to our … Continue reading

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Why Do We Need Prophets?

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of having firsthand spiritual knowledge. If the best way to gain spiritual knowledge is directly from the source, then why do we need intermediaries at all? Why does God send prophets? The obvious reason … Continue reading

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Why Is It Good to Be Submissive?

King Benjamin taught that our natural state is contrary to God’s will. He further explained that God is willing to help us overcome this state and become saints through the Atonement of Jesus Christ. However, in order to receive this … Continue reading

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How Is Jesus Christ “the Light and the Life of the World?”

The priests of King Noah believed that we are saved by the law. The prophet Abinadi pointed out their hypocrisy: “If ye teach the law of Moses why do ye not keep it?” (Mosiah 12:29). But he went on to teach … Continue reading

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What Is the Significance of the Names and Titles of Jesus in the Book of Mormon?

Last October, President Russell M. Nelson invited the women in the Church to read the Book of Mormon before the end of the year. He said, “I would encourage you to mark each verse that speaks of or refers to … Continue reading

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What Can We Learn from the Words of the Baptismal Ordinance?

When the Savior visited the American continent following His death and resurrection, one of His first actions was to clarify how baptisms ought to be performed. He did this so that there would be no more disputations among the people … Continue reading

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Why Does the Book of Mormon Quote from the Bible?

Prophets quote other prophets. That’s part of how they teach. This serves two purposes: It emphasizes the unity of the word of God. It allows the Lord to build upon things we’ve already learned to reveal more truth to us. … Continue reading

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