Jim continues our conversation from my previous posts. He says, “Do you believe that Jesus is God? That it is only through him that we are saved? That there is nothing that we can do on earth, no “good deed,” that will make us deserve or achieve eternal life?” Yes, Jim. I believe that. IContinue reading “Saved by Grace, not works”
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What does it mean to “bear your testimony”?
Someone asked this question yesterday, “What does it mean to bear your testimony?” I’m guessing they are not of my faith. I’ll call him Jim. Here is my reply. That is a good question Jim. As an active, practicing member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, I would say that it meansContinue reading “What does it mean to “bear your testimony”?”
Sin, forgiveness and the Atonement
I think that growing up I understood what sin was. I learned about the commandments and I understood when I chose not to follow them, that it was a sin. However, even though I had heard the word “Atonement”, I didn’t really understand what it meant and how it related to my sins and to forgiveness.Continue reading “Sin, forgiveness and the Atonement”