If anyone is paying attention there has been a major theme during conference lately. Or maybe the theme has always been there but I’m just now noticing it? Here’s what I’m picking up: it is time to level up, folks.
I remember reading the New Testament years ago. It was perhaps my first time through it or the first time I paid attention to Matthew 24 when I had the thought – this is real. We are not preparing for the Lord’s return figuratively or so far in the distant it is abstract. No, this is a real event that is approaching and I need to be ready. Continue reading
After traversing through a difficult trial that tested the limits of my faith, a church leader read Doctrine and Covenants 112:24-26 to me. Whether he intended to have me read it as a warning because of the actions of others or my own actions I’m still unclear. But it did get me thinking about the verses and led to a personal study. Here are some of my thoughts on the subject of being deceived. Or rather, how I can avoid being deceived in the days that blur the line between fact and fiction, right and wrong, light and dark. Continue reading
by Elder David A. Bednar
Below is the link to the General Conference talk by Elder Bednar. Between the link and here I share a few of my personal thoughts on the subject.