Scripture Study

July 08, 2024 01:15 PM MDT
With this helpful study technique from Jared Halverson, we can find answers from God in the scriptures to even our most difficult—and modern—problems.
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June 20, 2024 11:51 AM MDT
If, when you open your scriptures, you find yourself just reading words on a page and not gaining lightning bolts of revelation, you’re not alone.
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May 28, 2024 12:20 PM MDT
This week’s Come, Follow Me chapters (and other verses in the Book of Mormon) offer important insights into why we need a church.
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May 23, 2024 03:29 PM MDT
Sometimes when you come across a very familiar verse, it can be easy to just gloss it over because you know it so well.
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April 25, 2024 10:29 AM MDT
Our challenge today is not a lack of access, but a lack of attention.
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April 10, 2024 05:56 AM MDT
We all strive to listen to the Spirit during general conference and find the messages meant for us. But for Latter-day Saints like Levi and Jovany, the truly transformative experiences come later.
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March 19, 2024 11:43 AM MDT
Studying the last week of Jesus’s life can teach us so much about Him and enhance the meaning of Easter in our lives.
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March 08, 2024 12:21 PM MST
Even if it seems that an interaction with a loved one or stranger doesn’t matter, we shouldn’t be disheartened.
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March 04, 2024 10:17 AM MST
I think we all want to love Isaiah, but it can be challenging. Here is one confusing verse that, once unraveled, has beautiful application to life.
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February 21, 2024 12:42 PM MST
“As great as a podcast you might [listen to is], ... the real magic is one person, the scriptures, and the influence of the Holy Ghost.” President Mark L. Pace
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February 01, 2024 06:38 AM MST
The moments in my life where the scriptures have come alive the most are in casual conversations with roommates or family. That’s when the application happens.
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January 31, 2024 09:54 AM MST
As a young newlywed, I expected to serve in Primary. To my surprise, I was called to teach Gospel Doctrine. This advice from President Pace has been a lifesaver.
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January 09, 2024 10:09 AM MST
I am still going to open that manual week after week. But this is no longer about finishing. It’s about feeling.
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January 05, 2024 08:41 AM MST
We might look at others as a preeminent gospel scholar or master scriptorian, but each of us is our own expert in gospel learning and scripture study.
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November 20, 2023 07:15 AM MST
When we study and understand the miracles of Jesus on a more personal level, we can see miracles in our own lives, and the lives of others, more clearly and often.
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Fun
October 05, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
We can all agree that studying general conference messages after the broadcast ends is important, so how can we make it happen?
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October 02, 2023 08:00 AM MDT
“For me personally, my study has focused on the doctrines and principles, the invitations to act, and the promised blessings taught in the messages.”
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September 13, 2023 01:38 PM MDT
While the structure of a new school year can bring order, it can also bring a different kind of busyness that can make family and personal scripture study a bigger challenge. Here’s how to overcome it.
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Fun
June 14, 2023 01:00 PM MDT
The way small details of 3 Nephi were interpreted in the latest Book of Mormon videos helped me see these sacred verses in a more personal way.
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May 25, 2023 07:00 AM MDT
Many of us would like to know when the Second Coming is going to happen. After all, it is the latter days, so we know the event is closer than it ever has been before. But when will it actually take place?
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May 02, 2023 12:38 PM MDT
As your resident journal expert, here are five reasons the General Conference Addresses, Journal Edition has everything you need to study effectively and joyfully.
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April 25, 2023 01:13 PM MDT
As I’ve started practicing meditation in my life, I’ve noticed an increase in the peace and calm I feel. Here are some of the takeaways I’ve found about how meditation can enhance our relationship with the Savior.
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December 20, 2022 12:39 PM MST
"Latter-day Saint writers, including general Church leaders, have not written or spoken of the doctrine of calling and election very often, not because it is a forbidden subject, but rather a sensitive one"
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December 15, 2022 04:15 PM MST
Whether you’re a teacher preparing next week’s lesson or a ward member anxiously engaged in gaining more from your study this year, these books are great additions to your personal or family scripture study.
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December 12, 2022 10:54 AM MST
Understanding these Hebrew words may bring some unexpected insights into your New Testament study next year.
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November 03, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
Even though Latter-day Saints don’t believe the scriptures are infallible, that doesn’t mean their source isn’t perfect.
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November 02, 2022 01:45 PM MDT
Courses are taught by experts in their fields and range from how to improve your scripture study to overcoming doubts to talking to your kids about tough topics like pornography.
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October 12, 2022 09:00 AM MDT
Sometimes we need a hand when studying the scriptures. Here are some Book of Mormon study guides your whole family can benefit from.
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September 18, 2022 09:44 AM MDT
“There has never been a better time for us to search—not skim, not skip, not avoid—but really search Isaiah.”
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September 14, 2022 07:00 AM MDT
“A new line about the sacrament was added to the Church Handbook in 2020. Here is why I think it’s significant.”
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August 31, 2022 05:25 PM MDT
The Isaiah Map is the tool you never knew you needed—let it help you study and teach this tricky book of scripture.
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August 19, 2022 02:54 PM MDT
if you’re feeling a bit down about the weekend slipping away, here are some ideas to help you beat those Sabbath blues and make the day more of a delight.
7 Min Read
August 04, 2022 12:00 PM MDT
Shiphrah and Puah saved him, his mother saved him, and then Miriam, his older sister, is going to save him.
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July 31, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Maybe you recently sat down to read a chapter of the Old Testament and wondered how on earth it applies to you. But don’t give up—first, you might want to try out this way of approaching your scripture study.
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July 12, 2022 10:46 AM MDT
The study materials for the new course can be now downloaded from Gospel Library.
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March 25, 2022 08:00 AM MDT
Taylor Ricks has long considered unnamed scripture heroes to be her friends. So much so, in fact, she even wrote a book about them.
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March 08, 2022 09:05 AM MST
Many women, including Rebekah, Hannah, Elisabeth, and Mary all prophesied, there are only a few who are actually designated as “prophetess” in the Bible.
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Fun
February 08, 2022 09:00 AM MST
Names are an important part of our existence. We use them every day, in all of our communications with others. But a precious few have actually been given their earthly names by God himself. Here are a few of those, as found in the scriptures:
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January 28, 2022 01:20 PM MST
Soccer is Olivia Moultrie’s life. But two things are more important to her than the game she loves: faith and family.
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December 21, 2021 09:42 AM MST
We know each of the Four Gospels has a different author, but what do we understand about each author’s purpose in recording their account of the events of the Savior’s life?
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November 01, 2021 01:17 PM MDT
We may think we know the parable of the good Samaritan, but what prompted the Savior to give it and how is He asking us to live it?
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August 30, 2021 04:18 PM MDT
Author Taylor Ricks has often relied on unnamed scripture heroes and their examples during her darkest hours. But she’s found that unsung heroes aren’t just in the pages of scripture—they are in our wards and neighborhoods, too.
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By  LDS Living
December 10, 2020 01:00 PM MST
In 2021, we will start a new year of Come, Follow Me in the Doctrine and Covenants. Whether your children are young or grown, make sure your family has everything you need to dive a little deeper and to learn a little more in your daily study.
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November 05, 2020 10:04 PM MST
“If he got paid a million dollars, it would have only worked out to about 50 cents an hour,” a member of Richard C. Galbraith’s family said about Richard’s work on the Scripture Citation Index.
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November 04, 2020 11:30 AM MST
This story appeared in the November/December 2020 issue of LDS Living magazine.
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October 27, 2020 07:14 PM MDT
Brett Phillips had every reason to feel the weight of the world as he stepped up to the plate on Saturday night. Down by one, bottom of the ninth in Game 4 of the World Series with a chance to tie or win the game, he knew he was not the guy the Tampa Bay Rays wanted at bat. Phillips found his way onto the Rays’ roster for his defense and pinch running rather than his batting, and after going hitless in two previous at-bats during the team’s playoff rounds, it was without a doubt the most significant moment of the young player’s career. As the New York Times put it, “There was no logical reason for Phillips to succeed, yet he swore he was confident.”
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October 15, 2020 12:00 PM MDT
On this week’s episode of This is the Gospel, three storytellers share why honesty plays a pivotal role in spiritual progression. Among these guests is Claire, who hid behind a “good girl” image to keep her shoplifting a secret from her family for as long as she could. But when her shoplifting became out of control and she started using drugs later in life, Claire found herself feeling hollow and desperate for change. Read what happened next when she asked an officer for a copy of the Book of Mormon while in jail.
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September 11, 2020 12:46 PM MDT
Over four decades ago, President Spencer W. Kimball’s prophetically declared, “I believe that the Lord is anxious to put into our hands inventions of which we laymen have hardly had a glimpse.” One of these inventions may be the Scripture Citation Index.
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August 18, 2020 12:12 PM MDT
Editor's note: “Resources to follow Him” curates study resources, teachings, and thoughts to deepen your study of this week's Come, Follow Me.
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July 23, 2020 02:01 PM MDT
A few simple words directed at your Amazon or Google smart speaker will, beginning July 22, 2020, bring scripture, music, general conference talks, and other important content from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints into your home.
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July 07, 2020 06:03 PM MDT
If you’re a frequent visitor to ChurchofJesusChrist.org, you may have noticed a recent change in the navigation menu.
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