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I glory in plainness!
I glory in truth!
I glory in my Jesus,
for He hath redeemed
my soul from hell.
(II Nephi 15:7)

And we talk of Christ,
We rejoice in Christ,
We preach of Christ,
We prophesy of Christ,
And we write according
to our prophecies, that
our children may know
to what source
they may look for a
remission of their sins.
(II Nephi 11:48)

Yea, the place of Mormon,
the waters of Mormon,
the forest of Mormon,
how beautiful are they to
the eyes of them who here
came to the knowledge of
their Redeemer. Yea,
  and how blessed are they,
for they shall sing
to His praise forever.
(Mosiah 9:38,66,67)

And now I would
commend you
to seek this Jesus
of whom the prophets and
apostles have written,
That the grace of
God the Father and
also the Lord Jesus Christ
and the Holy Ghost,
which beareth
record of Them,
may be and abide
in you forever.  Amen.
(Ether 5:41)

For the right way
is to believe in Christ
and deny him not;
for by denying him,
ye also deny the prophets
and the law.
(II Nephi 11:54)

Wherefore, how great
the importance
to make these things known
unto the inhabitants
of the earth,
that they may know
that there is no flesh
that can dwell
in the presence of God,
save it be
through the merits,
and mercy, and grace
of the holy Messiah.
(II Nephi 1:73)

Yea, come unto Christ
and be perfected in Him
and deny yourselves
of all ungodliness,
And if ye shall deny
yourselves of all
ungodliness and love God
with all your might,
mind and strength, then
is His grace sufficient
for you, that by His
grace ye may be perfect
in Christ; And if by
the grace of God ye are
perfect in Christ,
ye can in no wise deny
the power of God.
(Moroni 10:29)
Thank you, Jesus!
You are the author and finisher of my faith.
I am the workmanship of your hands.

And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that he counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry. (I Timothy 1:12)

Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith; who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.  (Hebrews 12:2)

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus unto good works, which God hath before ordained that we should walk in them.  (Ephesians 2:10)

Let a man so account of us, as of the ministers of Christ, and stewards of the mysteries of God. Moreover it is required of stewards, that a man be found faithful. (I Corinthians 4:1,2)

Preface & Introduction

The Fullness of My Intent

The True Bread of Heaven

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Great Themes of the Book of Mormon

The Covenant Breaker:  Unconditional Love’s Sinister Plan


Faith is when you believe in God’s love for you.  Charity is when you believe in God’s love for others. The hope of becoming like Jesus Christ is the path which leads faith to charity. 

(see I John 3:1-3,4:16-21 & II Peter 1:5-8 with I Timothy 1:1, Romans 8 & I Corinthians 13)

As We Forgive

Why are there so many divisions in the church? Is it not because we are yet carnal? This was the reason the apostle Paul identified for the divisions in the church at Corinth.

(see I Corinthians 1:10 with Romans 8:5-8 & Galatians 5)

The Need For Healing

Hope is an abiding prayer of the heart, and a particular hope, the hope to be like Jesus Christ when He appears in glory, is the prayer of Zion..."the pure in heart".

(see I John 3:1-3 with Psalm 33:18-22, 38:15, 71:12-24, 147:11 & Romans 4:16-22, 8:25, 15:13

This Hope – The Prayer of Zion

Everyone who has been ministered to by the words of Jesus Christ that are contained in the last book of the Book of Mormon has feasted upon words penned especially for the Lamanites. Moroni wrote these concluding ten chapters unto his brethren the Lamanites in the hope and assurance that perhaps in some future day they would be of worth unto them.

(see II Nephi 14:4-6 & Moroni 1:4 & 10:1-7)

Unto My Brethren, the Lamanites

God is love. Satan, therefore, wanting to ascend above God’s throne aspired to become a god with a love that would be even greater than God’s love. Satan would become unconditional love...With Satan, everyone would experience total acceptance in the kingdom independent of any and all things. His love would be broad and boundless, without restrictions or regulations, without terms or conditions...Would not all people love a god who loved them so completely, without reservation or limitations – or at least with a love that appeared to be so noble?

(see John 4:8,16 with Isaiah 14:12-14, Revelation 12:8-13, & I Timothy 3:6)

Unconditional Love: A False God

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