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6 Difficult Questions About the Creation the Pearl of Great Price Answers

by Terry B. Ball, excerpted from "The Pearl of Great Price Reference Companion" | January 26, 2018 | Makes You Think

The Creation The planning, preparation, and organization of the earth and the life thereon to be a place fo...


Old Testament Lesson 15: "Look to God and Live"

by Ted L. Gibbons | January 25, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction If you have the time and the inclination, review the following scriptures: Exodus 14:1–4 ; 16:...


Old Testament Lesson 13: "Bondage, Passover, and Exodus"

by Ted L. Gibbons | January 24, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction Elder Holland quoted George Q. Cannon as he taught a great lesson on the character of God: “No...


3 of Our Favorite Airplane Analogies from Elder Uchtdorf

by Dieter F. Uchtdorf, excerpted from "The Gospel at 30,000 Feet" | January 23, 2018 | Makes You Think

From the time Elder Dieter F. Uchtdorf first took the pulpit at general conference, members around the worl...


Baptist Minister: "I Embrace and Believe the Book of Mormon"

by Danielle B. Wagner | January 20, 2018 | Makes You Think

"I’m a licensed Southern Baptist minister  and I embrace the Book of Mormon." That is how Lynn Ridenho...


President Nelson Shares 3 Things Mormons Need to Accomplish the Impossible

by President Russell M. Nelson, excerpted from various sources | January 20, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The following are excerpts from President Russell M. Nelson's Accomplishing the Impossible and Perfection P...


Have the Valley of Lemuel and the River Laman Been Found?

by Book of Mormon Central | January 20, 2018 | Makes You Think

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...


5 Words That Will Transform Your Temple Worship

by Eric D. Richards | January 19, 2018 | Makes You Think

Elder Charles A. Didier of the Seventy taught: “Every word is chosen for its particular meaning and inspiri...


5 Answers to Difficult Questions About Noah and the Flood

by Stephen O. Smoot | January 17, 2018 | Makes You Think

The account of Noah’s Flood in Genesis 6–8 has long fascinated readers of the Hebrew Bible (or the Christia...


From LGBTQ Concerns to Transparency, President Nelson Answers Difficult Questions at His First Press Conference

by Katie Lambert | January 16, 2018 | Mormon Life

At 10 a.m. on Tuesday, President Russell M. Nelson answered questions from the media at his first press con...