Tag Archives: Exodus

Going Deeper: Listen – 1 Samuel 15:1-35

Have you ever failed to follow clear and explicit instructions? I have, and what happened afterward I do not care to relive. After failing to deliver a completed assignment to my manager many years ago, I was told firmly that if I was not able to perform the required tasks of my role, someone else […]

Articles of Faith: God

To the faithful, God’s existence is not only essential for salvation, it is obvious in the world around us and the heavens above.  Creation is simply to vast, complex and marvelously orderly to be explained without a divine Creator.  Yet, the Scriptures say that the fool says, “There is no God.” When I was in […]

Commandments of Jesus, Part VI: Matthew 5:27-28

Adultery and the broader sin of fornication are so destructive that nations have been torn apart over it. Not only is sexual sin personally harmful, it undermines the family and corrodes the moral fiber of the church and society as a whole. The disturbing accessibility of pornography demonstrates this problem with massive amounts of internet […]

Commandments of Jesus, Part I – John 14:15

This week’s lesson is an introduction to the commandments of Jesus Christ. Some people today emphasize spirituality over obedience losing out on some of the most important blessings provided by Christ and leading others down a self-destructive path. Today’s lesson demonstrates the need for clear commandments in our daily lives and how they guide us […]

Holiness, Part II: A Holy Nation

Holiness is a serious challenge for anyone, especially for one who knows their sin.  Praise the Lord for the Atonement of Jesus Christ.  The Savior intervened in the condemnation of sinners by way of the Cross offering Himself instead of His chose people, the Church.  As a result, the Anointed One saved them and enabled […]

The Parable of the Ten Virgins, September 5th

Happy Wednesday!  Wow, this week we will discuss one of the most controversial passages in the New Testament, the Parable of the Ten Virgins.  As with most things, context is everything.  These verses even start with the word, “Then.”  This transitional word tells us that what follows is directly related to what came before.  We […]

The Parable of the Pounds, August 29th

Happy Wednesday!  This week we will discuss the Parable of the Pounds wherein a king goes away to receive a kingdom and leaves servants behind to care for His interests.  This parable is very similar to the more widely known Parable of the Talents, but it differs in some interesting ways.  Join us or follow along […]