Whisperings: The Still Small Voice of Conscience: Essay by Joel Skousen

When you finish reading this, you may not view life in quite the same way again—even if you are indifferent about, or passionately dislike, what I have to say.   I do not claim or presume that the reader will actually change what he or she is. That’s a more difficult and individualized process. But whatRead more

5 Prophetic Warnings about Music, & Other Media Guidelines

Sections: 5 Prophetic Warnings about Music Our Duties Regarding Music & Entertainment Church Approved Music Pre-Screening Basics Know the Background Seek & Stand in Holy Places Cultivate Creation Beware Desensitization Prepare for Zion Excuses aren’t Valid: You Knew God is Charming Christian Priorities Seek & Find Separating the Art from The Artist: A Virtue andRead more

I Believe: Part 1

Video presentation part 1, part 2, and part 3 (the text and video do not exactly align) I believe the human race is watched over by a divine all-powerful corporal being dwelling on his home planet. I believe that this man, our Father in Heaven, is perfectly compassionate and wise, and possesses all joy, knowledge, and power. IRead more

The ‘God Loves All Lifestyles Equally’ Fallacy: A Letter to a Friend with Same Sex Attraction

Responding to the notion that being queer means you love all people, and that God loves you, and that is enough, including a justification of setting aside the church of God.   …I’m sure you’re dealing with people walking away from your friendship over this [declaration of being Queer]. I enjoy your company and wishRead more

We are Wicked as Sodom – Prophet Quotes

-“…when I review the performance of this people in comparison with what is expected, I am appalled and frightened. Iniquity seems to abound. The Destroyer seems to be taking full advantage of the time remaining to him in this, the great day of his power. Evil seems about to engulf us like a great wave,Read more

Whole Food Plant Based (WFPB) Lectures by Joel Fuhrman & Neal Bernard

Joel Fuhrman:         You don’t want to add size to your body as an adult this is also increasing the cancer if you’re encouraging the growth as an adult, so you don’t need a bunch of meat to increase in size   the football linebackers always die at a young age becauseRead more

Universal Tolerance Debunked: Earning Respect & God’s Universal Standards by Joel Skousen

Universal Tolerance Debunked: Earning Respect & God’s Universal Standards -an excerpt from Joel Skousen’s World Affair Brief From the World Affairs Brief by Joel Skousen, November 9, 2018 (worldaffairsbrief.com)   “Utah replaced compromising Republican Orrin Hatch with former presidential contender Mitt Romney, who is already showing signs of playing up to the establishment. In his postRead more

Adoption To The Household of the Gods

Part 1: PERPETUAL PARENTHOOD AS A PERPETUAL JOY Part 2: ADOPTION INTO THE FAMILY OF YOUR CHOOSING UNTO EXALTATION OR DAMNATION Part 3: HOW AN IMPERFECT MAN BECOMES A PERFECT GOD   Part 1: PERPETUAL PARENTHOOD AS A PERPETUAL JOY: —-The parent who watches his children grow has joy and sorrow, joy at their progress,Read more

Yoga Pants and Freedom-To-Do-Whatever Debate

Video presentation of this article: part 1, and part 2 Responding to “What’s wrong with wearing yoga pants in public? Why not just let people live the way they want?” Includes discussion on public dress, privileges of religious societies, privileges of non-religious societies, the grace of Jesus not being a do-whatever-you-want-clause, US dress vs Islamic nations dress,Read more

Why God Sometimes Instructs His People To Kill

Examples of it in the texts: Joshua bringing Israel into Canaan. There are really no other examples than this of God’s people being asked to kill whole societies including their younglings and women. In the old testament, there are symbols. Everything is a symbol. In fact the Book of Mormon in Alma 34 says thatRead more

Book of Mormon & Pearl of Great Price Classes at BYU by Hugh Nibley – Notes

Notes principally taken from his Book of Mormon and Pearl of Great Price courses. These courses are in audio format and some video format available at church bookstores.   Topics: philosophy, repentance, forgiveness, honesty, emotion, faith, war, time, creation, Adam, practicality/conservationalism, Satan, we are liable to fall, gifts, prophecy, joy, visions, vocation     -BrighamRead more

His Grace is Sufficient by Brad Wilcox – Lecture Notes

full text at http://speeches.byu.edu/?act=viewitem&id=1966 -the purpose of a child practicing the piano is for the child to change in his ability level -we are not earning heaven, we are learning heaven. Practicing for it. -Have I been saved by grace? Absolutely completely and thankfully – yes! -Have you been changed by grace? Sometimes we canRead more

The 7 Deadly Heresies by Elder Bruce R McConkie – Lecture Notes

-To see the full text of this discourse click here. -God knows all things, he is not continuing to learn. If he did not know all things, he could not save any of his creations. This is a quotation from Joseph Smith. -Evolution in the way many see it (Darwinism) is entirely false. There wasRead more

Becoming a Disciple By Elder Neal A. Maxwell, Full text

Becoming a Disciple By Elder Neal A. Maxwell Of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles Full text Original article from https://www.lds.org/ensign/1996/06/becoming-a-disciple?lang=eng He who bore the atoning yoke has asked us to “take my yoke upon you and learn of me.” Indeed, the taking of Jesus’ yoke upon us is what constitutes serious discipleship. How gratefulRead more

The Atonement: ‘After All We Can Do’ By Brad R. Wilcox, full text & audio

His Grace Is Sufficient by Brad Wilcox of the Sunday School General Board July 12, 2011 • Devotional Text video & audio from https://speeches.byu.edu/talks/brad-wilcox_his-grace-is-sufficient/: Full text: I am grateful to be here with my wife, Debi, and my two youngest children—who are currently attending BYU—and several other family members who have come to be withRead more