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The Scripture That Transformed How This Early Returned Missionary Understood His Worth and God's Love

by Drew Young | June 16, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

When I returned home early from the mission after two months of service, I was fatigued, ill, and discourag...


Old Testament Lesson 46: "A Kingdom Which Shall Never Be Destroyed"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 13, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction When I was young and silly, my parents used to take me to southern Utah to visit relatives alm...


Old Testament Lesson 45: "If I Perish, I Perish"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 11, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction In the scriptures and in modern life we occasionally encounter people whose commitment to prin...


Old Testament Lesson 44: "Everything Shall Live Whither the River Cometh"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 7, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction Temples are popping up like dandelions in an untended lawn. We have the joy of living when onl...


Old Testament Lesson 43: "The Shepherd of Israel"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 4, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Historical Note: Ezekiel was a “priest of the family of Zadok, and one of the captives carried away by Nebu...


One Phrase Church Leaders Never Say Anymore + Why

by Jannalee Sandau | June 2, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Most of us are probably familiar with the term "free agency" from Sunday School classes or children trying ...


Old Testament Lesson 42: "I Will Write It In Their Hearts"

by Ted L. Gibbons | June 1, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction A great deal has been said and written by Church leaders about the need to get the gospel deep...


Old Testament Lesson 41: "I Have Made Thee This Day an Iron Pillar"

by Ted L. Gibbons | May 29, 2018 | Lesson Helps

Introduction Jeremiah was an extraordinary prophet. Called to work with people though rampant apostasy and ...


How We Misinterpret "Black" and "Curse" in the Scriptures: Insights from an African American Convert

by Danielle B. Wagner | May 26, 2018 | Makes You Think Mormon Life

Shortly after African American Sandra Bland was found hanged in a jail cell in Waller County, Texas, and 10...


Old Testament Lesson 40: "Enlarge the Place of Thy Tent"

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

Introduction When I served in the U.S. Army, I had the opportunity on a number of occasions to assist in er...