General Conference thoughts: “Let This House Be Built unto My Name”

What is a house for? I visited Mesa Verde in southern Colorado and learned about that area’s Native Americans and their move to houses. I was surprised humans learned how to dwell in houses. It seems like an instinctual process to build a shelter. But apparently, it’s not. At least, not for some. Once this particular group of people moved to shelters they left some pretty hardy dwellings behind.

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Standing with the Leaders of the Church

by Ronald A. Rasband

Picture Moses.  You’re thinking he looks a lot of Charlton Heston, aren’t you?  You’re probably picturing him either parting the Red Sea or receiving the Ten Commandments.  Those are great images of him.

But I want you to picture him on a hill, watching a battle between Amalek and Israel with his arms outstretched.  When he lowered his arms, Amalek began overpowering Israel.  As long as he kept his arms stretched out, Israel prevailed.

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