“Prepare the Minds of Their Children”

In 1833, the Lord instructed several church leaders to pay more attention to their families. He told them to teach their children "light and truth," to set in order their homes, and to be "more diligent and concerned at home" (Doctrine and Covenants 93:41-50). The prophet Alma explained to his son Corianton that one reason... Continue Reading →

“Eye Hath Never Seen” – 3 Nephi 17:16

During the Savior's ministry on the American continent, He offered a prayer which was so sublime that it could not be written. The only record we have of this prayer is the testimony of those who experienced it firsthand: The eye hath never seen, neither hath the ear heard, before, so great and marvelous things as we... Continue Reading →

Holy Places

As Jesus described the catastrophic events which would precede His Second Coming, He gave His disciples some advice: When ye therefore shall see the abomination of desolation, spoken of by Daniel the prophet, stand in the holy place, (whoso readeth, let him understand:)Matthew 24:15 In a modern revelation, after prophesying of "a desolating sickness" which "shall cover the... Continue Reading →

Ponder – 3 Nephi 17:3

After delivering the Sermon on the Mount and beginning a sermon about the gathering of Israel, the Savior saw that his listeners were exhausted. They had reached their limit, and they were unable to assimilate any more information. "I perceive that ye are weak," He said, "that ye cannot understand all my words which I... Continue Reading →

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