As you seek spiritual knowledge, search for principles. Carefully separate them from the detail used to explain them. Principles are concentrated truth, packaged for application to a wide variety of circumstances. A true principle makes decisions clear even under the …

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See also: John 3:5     Would not the progress of the Church increase dramatically today with an increasing number of those who are spiritually reborn?  Can you imagine what would happen in our homes?  Can you imagine what would happen …

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Whenever the Holy Ghost takes up its residence in a person, it not only cleanses, sanctifies, and purifies him, in proportion as he yields himself to its influence, but also imparts to him some gift, intended for the benefit of …

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It is the Holy Ghost who testifies that Jesus Christ is the Beloved Son of a Heavenly Father who loves us and wants us to have eternal life with Him in families. With even the beginning of that testimony, we …

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See also: D&C 131:7  Development of the spirit is of eternal consequence.  [The spirit, not the body, is the active, responsible component of the soul.  Without the spirit, the body is dead (see James 2:26).  It is the spirit, therefore, …

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One of the ironies which is fostered, at times innocently, in the Church, is the feeling we have that the spirit of the law is superior to the letter of the law because for some reason it seems more permissive …

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By gaining exaltation – which includes the fulness of the Father and “a continuation of the seeds forever and ever” – men become “gods, because they have no end; therefore shall they be from everlasting to everlasting, because they continue.”  …

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One hundred years have passed since Emma’s children watched her life slip away. In many respects, that century has left a historical vacuum surrounding Emma Smith. Honored as the first president of the Relief Society, remembered for her efforts in …

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See also: D&C 88:70   Solemn assemblies were restored in this dispensation as a part of the “restitution of all things, which God hath spoken by thy mouth of all his holy prophets since the world began.” (Acts 3:21.) In …

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See also: Genesis 19    In the Genesis account it is clear that the people of these two cities had become extremely immoral, engaging in homosexuality and other abuses. But the prophet Ezekiel gave greater insight when he said, “Behold, …

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