I was raised in the faith of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. My grandmother always had the Book of Mormon on the end table next to her chair so she could read it every day. It was well marked and worn. I saw her read it often. I had my personal copy... Continue Reading →
We have been reading in the Matthew in the New Testament in our Church studies. I just so happen to be reading in 3 Nephi 13 in my personal studies. The messages are similar. In Matthew Jesus is speaking to those in Israel, in the Sermon on the Mount. In 3 Nephi, he is speaking... Continue Reading →
I recently read 3 Nephi 1, in the Book of Mormon. This took place right before Jesus Christ was born. It talks about how many of the people did not believe that Christ would come as the prophets had said. Many said that nobody could know for sure that He would come. There were some... Continue Reading →
The year is 1985. It is summer time. There is a small arcade at the Dan's grocery store about a mile from home. Each day during the summer, my friends and I would walk to the store for an ice cream and to play some video games. Sometimes I only had a quarter. Sometimes I had 4 quarters. But one thing was for sure, I was going to play "Punch Out."
As a Mormon missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, you meet a lot of people over the course of your two years. (The men serve for two years and the women serve for 18 months.) There are certain people you meet who stay with you. As a faithful member of the... Continue Reading →