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How My Work as a Doctor Transformed My Understanding of This Frequently Used Scripture Phrase

by Scott Haines, MD and Taylor Halverson, PhD | Makes You Think

In the scriptures, blindness is a metaphor for disbelief and vision is figuratively or literally a descript...

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How Was There a Night Without Darkness?

by Book of Mormon Central | Makes You Think

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...

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12 People Who Were Given Names by God

by Jannalee Sandau | Fun Makes You Think

Names are an important part of our existence. We use them every day, in all of our communications with othe...

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3 Fascinating Things Every Mormon Should Know About Kolob

by Jannalee Sandau | Makes You Think

Kolob. We sing about it in one of our favorite hymns. We’ve named canyons and mountains and wards and stake...

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What Were the "Other Records" Nephi Saw in His Vision?

by Book of Mormon Central | Makes You Think

This article is republished with permission from Book of Mormon Central. For more inspiring and instructive...

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How One of the Most Common Phrases in the Book of Mormon Is Also the Most Meaningful

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

Mark Twain famously quipped that if Joseph Smith would have left out the phrase “it came to pass,” the Book...

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The Joseph Smith Papyri and Book of Abraham: 7 Things Every Mormon Should Know

by John Gee, excerpted from "An Introduction to the Book of Abraham" | Makes You Think

When the Book of Abraham was first published to the world in 1842, it was published as “a translation of so...

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The Surprising Meanings Behind "Enos" and "Noah": Insights into Book of Mormon Names

by Taylor Halverson & Brad Wilcox | Makes You Think

Ancient scripture writers often used the literary pattern of paronomasia (word plays and word puns) to conv...

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Church Announces New Translation Process as They Translate the Scriptures into 34 New Languages

by ChurchofJesusChrist.org | Mormon Life

In an October 9, 2017, letter, the First Presidency announced a new process the Church will follow for upco...

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How the Hebrew Translations of "God" and "Jehovah" Might Change Your Understanding of Deity

by Dr. Taylor Halverson | Makes You Think

When we read the scriptures, many different words or titles are used for God. Some are used more than any o...