Why Asking Questions Is the Key to Inspiration

by | Oct. 10, 2014

Mormon Life

We have all seen this picture of Christ knocking at the door. There is no doorknob on his side of the door, so it has to be opened from the backside, which is where we are. What I never thought of until recently is, “What is the question at the door?” When someone knocks on your door, what do you say? We all say, “Who is it?” or “Who’s there?” This need to ask a question is the key to everything.

I’ve been reading Clayton Christensen’s book, “The Power of Everyday Missionaries,” where he describes heaven as a giant library where God has placed all the answers to the universe in big volumes on bookshelves. But the only way to get a librarian to give you a volume to read is to ask for it.

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