St. Seraphim and the Fruits of the Holy Spirit | Heavenly Ascents

I want to share a few sections from the text that we read: A CONVERSATION OF ST. SERAPHIM OF SAROV WITH NICHOLAS MOTOVILOV CONCERNING THE AIM OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE ((Treasury of Russian Spirituality, ed. George P. Fedotov (New York: Sheed & Ward, 1948), 266-79, 496-97)). There are some very insightful teachings in this that I think LDS… More St. Seraphim and the Fruits of the Holy Spirit | Heavenly Ascents

A Discussion on the wall of separation of Church and State

Some time ago, a conversation ensued. This conversation focused on the idea of separation of Church and State. Originally, this conversation was posted as a note on my personal Facebook profile. I am reposting it here as it is always an ongoing discussion between Christians and non-Christian believing folk. The following is a discussion I… More A Discussion on the wall of separation of Church and State

Communism Brainwashing and Christian Principles – Then and Now!

This is a commentary and review of a speech given by Dr. William E. Mayer on January 4, 1960 to the Brigham Young University Student Body. Given our social climate today, this article is even more significant for us today. Never before in history has it been possible for so many people to get so… More Communism Brainwashing and Christian Principles – Then and Now!

A Believing Heart

The following devotion comes from Stand a Little Taller: Counseling and Inspiration for each day of the year by Gordon B. Hinkley. A short commentary follows to expound on the thought and principle truths of each devotion. July 15, 2015 A Believing Heart Believe in God; believe that he is, and that he created all things,… More A Believing Heart

The greatest commandment – the need to love God

  To love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength is all-consuming and all-encompasing. It is no lukewarm endeavor. It is total commitment of our very being – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually – to love of the Lord. What is the greatest commandment? When the Sadduccee’s challenged Christ on the doctrine of… More The greatest commandment – the need to love God

Is America a Nation Founded upon Christian Principles?

Huffington Post – Religion published a recent article by Robert Crawford titled America is Not a Christian Nation. Curious, reading through the article has raised some concerns and a need to correct misinformation about America and how our great nation was founded upon Christian principles. It is an important subject matter to discuss because of… More Is America a Nation Founded upon Christian Principles?

Path of obedience

Originally posted on daily meditation:
Exodus 7:6: And Moses and Aaron did as the LORD commanded them, so did they. (KJV) Human beings think that they are wiser than God. That was what happened in the Garden of Eden where Eve thought it was better that she eats the wrong fruit against God’s commandment (Genesis…

4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

It’s no secret that those of us who claim to follow Jesus Christ consistently fall short of living up to the way of life of our Rabbi. Being a disciple of Jesus is a lifelong journey towards conforming ourselves to the image and way of life that Jesus taught. However, so often, followers of Jesus… More 4 Teachings of Jesus That His Followers (Almost) Never Take Seriously | Brandan Robertson

Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days

To strengthen our testimonies and protect ourselves from error, we must constantly nourish and fortify our faith We are in a unique time period of human mortality. The days seem to be growing shorter and shorter. Hearts of men are beginning to fail. News reports are full of human tragedies and events that leave us… More Let us nourish and fortify our faith in these last days