How many times in the scriptures are the words “Fear not” spoken by Jesus Christ? He speaks it like it’s a simple thing, like there’s an On/Off switch that can stop the fear we feel. So is He wrong? Or can it really be as simple as Christ makes it sound?
Christ Picks Us Up
When worms leave the ground, they become more vulnerable. When we leave God, we become spiritually vulnerable as well.
God’s Word Vs The Internet’s Word: Let’s Compare Types of Truth
This past week, I was scrolling through a social media page when I came across a question someone had posted: “Do you believe that many of the truths we cling to depend greatly on our own point of view?” I had to stop and think about that question. To me, the question seemed contradictory. If […]
6 Things My Family Recently Learned About Facing Satan AKA My Family’s Response to the Cheetahs and the Topis
Dear Elder David A. Bednar, My family and I took up your challenge this past week to consider and discuss the lessons of the cheetahs and the topis you talked about in your talk “Watchful Unto Prayer Continually.” We also, as you requested, found several other lessons to take away from the behavior of these […]
Who Will You Follow?
A long time ago, in our premortal life, we faced two beings who knew us well and would have massive impacts on our lives: God and Satan. All of us on earth, everyone who is reading this post, chose to follow God. Whatever reasons motivated us, we chose Him. When we chose God, we immediately […]
What’s So Bad About Satan’s Plan?
Growing up in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I heard a lot about “the war in heaven,” in other words, Satan refusing to follow God, convincing other children of God to follow him instead, and all of them being tossed out of heaven. As a child, I was always taught that the […]