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7 Beautiful Commandments We Sometimes Forget Are Commandments

by Alexandra Mortenson | March 13, 2018 | Makes You Think

In October 2015, President Thomas S. Monson said :  “God’s commandments are not given to frustrate us ...


Why I Keep the Sabbath Differently Than You and Why That's a Good Thing

by Danielle B. Wagner | December 27, 2017 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Do you remember when President Uchtdorf told us about the bumper sticker he saw tacked onto the end of a ca...


Poll: Do You Drink Caffeine?

by Jenny Spencer | November 18, 2017 | Fun

I’ll admit it: I grew up thinking that Coke and other caffeinated drinks were frowned upon by the Church. I...


Do You Have to Go on a Mission to Go to the Celestial Kingdom? A Seminary Teacher's Surprising Answer

by Alexandra Mortenson | October 26, 2017 | Videos Makes You Think

David Palmer, or Brother Palmer as his students know him, was discussing the importance of missionary work ...


Why We Need to Stop Being Check-Mark Mormons (and How That Makes Us Judge Each Other)

by Celeste Davis | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an insightful observation: "In order to know where we stand, we want to know where those around us sta...


One Explanation of Commandments That Could Help You Understand God in a Completely New Way

by By Common Consent | Makes You Think Mormon Life

What an insightful way of thinking of the commandments God gives His children and why.  “There are in ...


The Crucial Phrase We Often Forget From the Second Great Commandment

by Madeleine Tolk | Makes You Think Mormon Life

During the middle of my sophomore spring semester of college, I was feeling extremely overwhelmed. I was tr...


What Does It Mean That Mormon Was Quick to Observe?

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

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


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

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | 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...


Doctrine and Covenants and Church History Lesson 24: "Be Not Deceived, But Continue in Steadfastness"

by Ted L. Gibbons | Lesson Helps

Introduction: Consider the following phrases: “A cup of milk” “A misspelled name” “No available seating at ...