Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

Going Deeper: Renew the Kingdom

With so many opportunities to slip away from devotion to God, it is critical that we constantly renew our focus on Christ.  This devotion leads to an abundant life of righteousness, peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. When we are so disciplined, we are blessed. This week’s lesson explores the importance of this devotion […]

Articles of Faith: Perseverance

Last week we touched upon the Glorification of the saints that is best viewed as the welling up of the Holy Spirit to empower the children of God to be more Christ-like.  One of the major ways this happens is through perseverance under persecution for righteousness.  When we join Christ in yielding to God the […]

Articles of Faith: Foreknowledge

What does God know?  A better question might be, what doesn’t God know?  Regardless, the answer both questions comes to the same conclusion.  God knows all things.  In fact, God knows all things so thoroughly that there is nothing left to probability for the divine mind.  However, does this absolute knowledge mean determinism or is […]

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 […]

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 […]

Holiness, Part I: Holy, Holy, Holy

What does it mean to be holy? How can you and I be holy? These are honest questions many Christians face. As long as we live in this world, we struggle with sin. Holiness is a goal that we seek. Like righteousness or goodness, in the world we will never reach the absolute holiness of […]

The Essentials: Lesson 7 – Baptism

Baptism.  Such a simple word, yet it is caught up with a number of notions.  Some of these ideas are true.  Many are false.  Join with us as we explore the meaning and purpose to this wonderful institution within the Church.  Here is a link to the lesson to get started.