Tag Archive: using the scriptures to solve life’s problems

Alma 1-3

Downloaded from: http://ldsscriptureteachings.org/2014/01/16/alma-1-3/ There is quite a bit going on in Alma 1-3. We are introduced to our second visible anti-Christ, as Nehor enters the stage (Sherem was the first- see Jacob 7). Following his death we read how the Nephites were able … Continue reading →

Mosiah 29

Downloaded from: http://ldsscriptureteachings.org/2014/01/14/mosiah-29/ I appreciate the discussion Mosiah sets forth in Mosiah 29 regarding government, responsibility, and his opinion regarding kings and how they tend to limit liberty. In Mosiah 29:13 we read what I would term a fascinating verse: Therefore, if it … Continue reading →

Mosiah 21- 24 The Lord Will Strengthen Us

Downloaded from: http://ldsscriptureteachings.org/2014/01/08/mosiah-21-24-the-lord-will-strengthen-us/ Mosiah chapters 22 through 24 both illustrate how the Lord works in our lives to make us equal to our challenges. We read that the people of Limhi were in a tough situation in that “there was no way that they … Continue reading →

Mosiah 21 – Repeating The Same Mistake

Downloaded from: http://ldsscriptureteachings.org/2014/01/08/mosiah-21-repeating-the-same-mistake/ Mosiah 21 illustrates the human tendency to repeat the same mistake again and again. In verses 4-12 we read that the people of Limhi were surrounded by the Lamanites and that they had to pay tribute to them, with “heavy … Continue reading →

Mormon 1-7 How To Be Happy

Downloaded from: http://ldsscriptureteachings.org/2013/11/27/mormon-1-7-how-to-be-happy/ I am teaching a Book of Mormon class right now and am in Mormon this week.  A few years ago I was listening to a book by Tal Ben-Shahar called “Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment” and … Continue reading →

Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face

Downloaded from: http://ldsseminary.wordpress.com/2013/02/26/romans-77-811-the-battle-we-all-face/ I outline Romans 7:7-8:11 as follows: Romans 7:7-8:11 The Battle We All Face: A New Spirit in a Fallen Mortal Body 1. Romans 7:7-14 The Law & Sin 2. Romans 7:15-25 The Rude Awakening: My Mortal Body Fights My Spirit … Continue reading →

Pilate & Jesus: A Practical Application

Downloaded from: http://ldsseminary.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/pilate-jesus-a-practical-application/ In John’s account of the exchange between Jesus and Pontius Pilate, the Prefect of the Roman province of Judaea, we read the following: Then Pilate entered into the judgment hall again, and called Jesus, and said unto him, Art thou … Continue reading →

Matthew 26: Stay Out of Caiphas’ Palace

Downloaded from: http://ldsseminary.wordpress.com/2013/01/15/matthew-26-stay-out-of-caiphas-palace/ Matthew 26:31-35 tell of the interchange between Jesus and Peter where the Savior tells Peter that he will deny him three times before the cock crows in the morning. Peter’s response is quite telling. He says, “Though I should die … Continue reading →