PATRIARCHAL-BLESSING

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Would a Different Patriarch Give Me the Exact Same Blessing?

by Alonzo L. Gaskill, excerpted from "65 Questions and Answers about Patriarchal Blessings" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

How does a patriarch know what to say in the blessings he pronounces? All patriarchal blessings come from G...

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When Your Patriarchal Blessing Doesn’t Contain Any Big Promises

by Alonzo L. Gaskill, excerpted from "65 Questions and Answers about Patriarchal Blessings" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

If you expect your patriarchal blessing to make wild or unusual promises and predictions, you may be misund...

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6 Ways to Get More from Your Patriarchal Blessing (Advice from a Patriarch)

by Garry H. Boyle | Makes You Think Mormon Life

I still remember the day I was called to be a patriarch. The stake president came and sat on the stand just...

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9 Invaluable Resources to Help You Prepare for and Understand Your Patriarchal Blessing

by LDS Living Staff | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Whether you're preparing to receive your patriarchal blessing or are looking for new perspective as you stu...

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What Does It Mean to "Come Forth in the Morning of the First Resurrection"?

by Alonzo L. Gaskill, excerpted from "65 Questions and Answers About Patriarchal Blessings" | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Elder Bruce R. McConkie of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles wrote, “Nothing is more absolutely universal t...

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What Does It Mean If You Are Not from the Same Tribe of Israel as the Rest of Your Family?

by Katie Lambert | Mormon Life

Ephraim, Manasseh, Judah, Dan—there are 12 possible ways to become part of the house of Israel. Everyo...

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Patriarchal Blessings: What to Do When Yours Isn't "Coming True"

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

One of my favorite games to play with my friends as a child was “MASH.” We would write out MASH (mansion, a...

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do on LDS.org

by Jannalee Sandau | Mormon Life

Whether you're a member of the Church or not, anyone can create an account on lds.org  and access its ...

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5 Things You Should Be Looking for in Your Patriarchal Blessing

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Makes You Think Mormon Life

In our attempts to read our patriarchal blessing frequently to learn the counsel the Lord has for us, are w...

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5 Ways to Get Direction from Your Patriarchal Blessing + Tips for Studying It

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

“Your blessing is not to be folded neatly and tucked away. It is not to be framed or published. Rather, it ...