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Why God Calls His People "Strangers" (+ What It Has to Do with Covenants)

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | February 16, 2017 | Makes You Think

The children of Israel were long oppressed in Egypt as strangers (foreigners) in a strange land. Even their...

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One Crucial Phrase We Often Get Wrong in the Church (+ How It Can Change Our Temple Experience)

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | February 20, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Words matter. Precision in communication matters. For example, the words used in sacramental prayers over t...

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One Simple Tool to Help You Get so Much More Out of Isaiah

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | March 4, 2017 | Makes You Think

Understanding the words of Isaiah is something that many aspire to but sometimes find difficult. One basic ...

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Why Do We Suffer? Here's One Crucial Reason We Hardly Ever Talk About

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | March 11, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

One late August afternoon years ago when I lived in Connecticut, I was driving on one of the innumerable se...

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Why We Should Be Proud to Be Called a Peculiar People

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | March 21, 2017 | Mormon Life

In our quest to follow God, to be His "peculiar people," we may encounter the jeers and sneers of the crowd...

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What Is Book of Mormon Day and How Can You Celebrate It?

by Taylor Halverson and Anita Wells | March 23, 2017 | Fun Mormon Life

Book of Mormon day is on March 26, the day the Book of Mormon was published in 1830. This day is set aside ...

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What Does God Really Mean When He Says “Be of Good Cheer”?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | March 29, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In scripture, God tells His saints to “be of good cheer.” “Wherefore, be of good cheer, and do not fear, fo...

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The Best Way to Get More Revelation in Your Life

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | March 30, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Ask any typical Latter-day Saint, “Would you like more revelation in your life?” and the immediate answer w...

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2 Undeniable Truths That Will Bring Us Joy During Bitter Trials

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | April 8, 2017 | Mormon Life

Life can be so unexpectedly difficult at times. Yet, because of this, we must choose to become better not b...

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What Does It Mean That Mormon Was Quick to Observe?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | April 29, 2017 | Makes You Think

Mormon, our beloved narrative guide through the Book of Mormon, was described by Ammaron, another record ke...