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The Prompting That Saved a Girl from Abuse and Shows How God Loves Us Individually

by Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "Because of the Messiah in a Manger" | December 8, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Christ cares for us individually. The inverted five-point stars found on the Nauvoo Temple are symbols of C...

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How Did the Wise Men Know to Look for a Star?

by Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "Because of the Messiah in a Manger" | December 6, 2018 | Makes You Think

In Matthew we read of wise men of the East (see Matthew 2:1-12) who followed a star to bring gifts to the c...

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The Touching Meaning Behind Poinsettias and How It Relates to Latter-day Saints

by Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "Because of the Messiah in the Manger" | December 1, 2018 | Mormon Life

Are we allowed to choose a favorite Christmas symbol? It’s almost as tricky as picking a favorite general a...

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3 Insights from the Holy Land to Deepen Your Understanding of Christ's Title as the "Good Shepherd"

by Brad Wilcox, adapted from "Because of the Messiah in a Manger" | November 29, 2018 | Makes You Think

One December, I saw a clever sign on the marquee of a Christian church: “Christmas is not your birthday!” I...

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Brad Wilcox's Profound Answer to a Prayer and What It Teaches Us About God's Love Even When We Feel Overwhelmed

by Brad Wilcox, adapted from "One in Charity: Talks from the 2016 BYU Women's Conference" | July 9, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I was a young father struggling to balance the demands of school with work, callings, and raising my f...

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The Surprising Meanings of "Abish" and 5 Other Book of Mormon Names

by Dr. Taylor Halverson, Brad Wilcox, and Matt Bowen | Makes You Think

In ancient Israelite storytelling, the meaning of personal names was used to enhance the memorability of a ...

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Brad Wilcox: 8 Things the Atonement Is Not

by Brad Wilcox | Makes You Think Mormon Life

All my life I thought Big Ben was a famous clock tower in London. I was absolutely sure of it and had even ...

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What a Young Man Fascinated by Anti-Mormon Books Taught Me About the Atonement, Repentance

by Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "The Continuous Atonement for Teens" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In place of faith in Christ, some choose disbelief. When people say, “There is no God,” or, “The Church isn...

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When God Doesn't Give Clear Answers to Prayers: One Analogy That Might Change How You See Personal Revelation

by John Hilton II and Brad Wilcox, excerpted from "52 Life-Changing Questions from the Book of Mormon" | Makes You Think

After Nephi had experienced his great vision of the tree of life and the ministry of Jesus Christ, his olde...

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The Surprising Meanings Behind "Enos" and "Noah": Insights into Book of Mormon Names

by Taylor Halverson & Brad Wilcox | Makes You Think

Ancient scripture writers often used the literary pattern of paronomasia (word plays and word puns) to conv...