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There is one, who will take away the pain

In my own estimation, my life has been easy.  I was born in the covenant with a mother and father who showed me love, and were textbook examples of God-fearing parents.  As yet, I have not experienced a debilitating disease, more »

Posted in Dallen, Gospel

Weekly Journal Entry – 10/9

I remembered a talk that I had heard by Elder Eyring, a number of years ago. It’s called “Rise to Your Call.” It is one that had multiple meanings to me, not only as a priesthood holder, but as a more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Gospel

Listening to the Spirit…in the back of an ambulance

For the last few days I’ve wrestled with whether or not I should share this, and finally came to the conclusion that I should—I think.  While at work the other day, I had the opportunity to take care of a more »

Posted in Dallen, Gospel

The Savior Taught…

For this week’s entry, I thought I’d share a little bit about what the Savior taught about the Holy Ghost and what one must do to receive it. John 14:15-17 | Christ left the comforter, or the Holy Ghost, for more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament

Serve and Love, Love and serve

But so shall it not be among you: but whosoever will be great among you, shall be your minister: And whosoever of you will be the chiefest, shall be servant of all.  For even the Son of man came not to more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament

Preparation Is Key

Reading through Mark 13 one could get the idea that Christ has a passion for preparation–specifically preparation for his second coming.  Why is this?  I thought I’d break it down in terms that I can understand; this is what I more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament

The Parable of the Laborer

IN many ways I feel like I have more experience living this parable than the average person.  A result of pride, no doubt.  Anyhow, I wanted to share a few things I picked up on while reading this parable in more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament

The same yesterday, today and tomorrow

The Lord, through a modern day prophet, calls and sets apart seventies.  In the biblical time period, he did the same.  Much of what we know about the seventies called 2000 years ago, comes from Luke chapter 10.  I’ll outline more »

Posted in Gospel, New Testament

Like Little Children

The Savior asks, rather commands, us to become like little children.  There are several ways someone could look at that directive.  We could literally become as a little child or we could spiritually become as a little child.  For the more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament

“Lord, if it be thou…”

This week I read the account of the Savior walking on water to meeting Peter, and other disciples in their small ship.  There was a mass of thoughts that came to mind.  As I reflected on them, I came to more »

Posted in BYU-Idaho, Dallen, Gospel, New Testament