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How Joseph Smith Received Visions Through Seer Stones and the Urim and Thummim

by Alexander L. Baugh, excerpted from "Opening the Heavens" | December 13, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

The youthful prophet received many visions through the medium of “Urim and Thummim”—sometimes a seer stone ...

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Church Releases Statement Regarding Bishop Interviews with Youth and Children

by LDS Living Staff | December 12, 2017 | From the Church Mormon Life

The following is a statement from Church spokesman Eric Hawkins regarding bishop interviews: Personal inter...

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How Was There a Night Without Darkness?

by Book of Mormon Central | December 9, 2017 | Makes You Think

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

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Old Testament Lesson 2: "Thou Wast Chosen Before Thou Wast Born"

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 8, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction We came here with divine potential, and in many cases—perhaps all cases—divine power. Elder Ma...

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Watch: Church Releases Incredible 2018 Mutual Theme Video "Peace in Christ"

by LDS Living Staff | December 7, 2017 | From the Church Videos Makes You Think Mormon Life

"Learn of me, and listen to my words; walk in the meekness of my Spirit, and you shall have peace in me" (D...

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An Underwater Christus + 19 More Stunning Pictures of Christus Statues from Around the World

by LDS Living | December 7, 2017 | Mormon Life

The beautiful thing about art is that it can speak to people no matter their language or nationality. And&n...

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3 Messages from President Uchtdorf That Will Help You Feel Heaven Near: "We Are Everything to God"

by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, excerpted from "The Gospel at 30,000 Feet" | December 6, 2017 | Makes You Think

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

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Finally, a Christ-Centered Family Tradition to Replace Elf on the Shelf

by Miranda Richards | December 2, 2017

I just don't get Elf on the Shelf. Maybe that's because I'm not the kind of person who can commit to nor re...

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John Bytheway: A Line-by-Line Look at the Sacrament Prayers That Will Change How You Understand Them

by John Bytheway, adapted from "Moroni's Guide to Surviving Turbulent Times" | December 2, 2017 | Makes You Think

For Moroni to engrave the sacrament prayers on the plates is a testimony that the sacrament was an essentia...

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Old Testament Lesson 1: "This Is My Work and My Glory" Moses 1

by Ted L. Gibbons | December 1, 2017 | Lesson Helps

Introduction I almost always commenced teaching the Old Testament in the same way. I brought a box of odds ...