"Written by Dr. Taylor Halverson"
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How My Flooded Apartment Showed Me What It Truly Means When God "Pours You Out a Blessing"

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

We all yearn to have our prayers answered. We trust God when He says, “Ask and ye shall receive. Knock and ...

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One Dangerous Problem with Near-Death Experiences and What Role They Should Play in Faith

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

There has been an undercurrent of interest among some Church members in the past decade or so about some hi...

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Forgiveness Is to Abandon All Hope of a Better Past and Why That Builds a Better Future

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Forgiveness is fundamental to personal peace and happiness. Forgiveness is fundamental to civilization. I h...

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"Wrestling" for Answers: 5 People from the Scriptures Who Asked Difficult Questions

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Sometimes I feel that I’m the only one who seems to struggle to get answers to prayers. Then, of course, I ...

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Why Being Willing to Ask God Will Open Mysteries of the Gospel You Didn't Even Know Were There

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Have you ever gone to your favorite restaurant and made your order from a secret menu, one that is not publ...

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Why We Need a Modern-Day Tyndale Moment

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 5, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The call and need for regular scripture study are ever-present. However, the scriptures as we now know them...

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What My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Prayer: Surprising Insights from a Mormon

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 14, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I’ve spent a lot of time in the Middle East. The Middle East is one of the most fascinating though deeply m...

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How the Hebrew Translations of "God" and "Jehovah" Might Change Your Understanding of Deity

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | October 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

When we read the scriptures, many different words or titles are used for God. Some are used more than any o...

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The Surprising Lesson My Muslim Friends Taught Me About Scripture Study

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 23, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I travel to the Middle East on a regular basis and am always learning something new. Learning how to enhanc...

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How a Friend at Divinity School Taught Me God Truly Is Incomprehensible (and Why That's a Good Thing)

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | September 27, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Some years ago while I was in graduate school, I had a conversation with a friend over lunch that taught me...