John Bytheway: A Line-by-Line Look at the Sacrament Prayers That Will Change How You Understand Them
There's much Moroni can teach us, even if he did live long ago. Some might wonder why the sacrament prayers are in the Book of Mormon and Doctrine and Covenants, here John Bytheway gives an explanation that makes the sacrament an even sweeter experience.
Why Was Corianton So Concerned About The Resurrection?
After censuring Corianton for his immoral and detrimental conduct, Alma perceived that his son's "mind [was] worried concerning the resurrection of the dead". Why would the son of a prophet struggle to understand one of the most fundamental doctrines of the gospel?
What We've Been Getting Wrong About the 3 Nephites
Few legends in scripture capture our imagination more than the three Nephites. We’ve all heard the tales in testimony meeting or from our Great Aunt Suzie about mysterious, kindly, old gentleman appearing out of nowhere on a deserted stretch of highway, then suddenly disappearing after helping change a blown tire.
"Heed Them Not" by Sarah Merkley. 33 And great was the multitude that did enter into that strange building. And after they did enter into that building they did point the finger of scorn at me and those that were partaking of the fruit also; but we heeded them not. 34 These are the words of my father: For as many as heeded them, had fallen away.
Mormon, the warrior-historian-prophet who wrote the majority of the narrative contained in the book of Alma, had much to say about Moroni, the young chief captain over the Nephite armies. Captain Moroni represented the golden days of the Nephite civilization, a time when the people still repented of their sins and qualified for the blessings of God and the strength that comes from having the Spirit present. Mormon did his best to emulate Chief-Captain Moroni and even named his own son after…