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Mike’s Religious Views/The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Come Follow Me – 1 Nephi 1 – 7

The religious study for 2020 for Primary, Sunday School, Seminary and families and individuals for members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ. Each week as families and individuals we strive to study this information and then in Sunday School (held every other […]

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Aaronic Priesthood

I know I should keep a journal, but have been bad for years. I felt today was worth writing a brief journal entry and, for lack of a better place, decided to write it here. My oldest child, Mikey, will be turning 14 later this month. My second child, Josh, will be turning 12 in […]

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What does it mean to become “born again”?

During Sunday School today we were reading John 3:2-6. The discussion came up of what the Lord meant by being “born again”. The typical answer of being baptized and receiving the gift of the Holy Ghost and other comments where made. As everyone was speaking and quotes were read from various Latter-day Prophets and Apostles […]

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An Angel preaching another gospel

A common criticism of The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ is it is “violating” scripture by adding to the Bible. Over several blog articles I will attempt to explain what the prophets were saying, giving context and showing how this concern is unfounded. For this post I will discuss the criticism found by misunderstanding […]

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Primary 6 Lesson 1 – Heavenly Father’s Plan for Us

I am continuing 2018 serving as the Valiant 10B teacher in my local LDS Ward (Congregation). I am teaching 5 boys and 3 girls who are 10 (and turning 11 this year) about the Old Testament. This weeks lesson (lesson 1) is titled “Heavenly Father’s Plan for Us”. It helps us understand our purpose on […]

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Primary 5 Lesson 35 – The Nauvoo Temple Is Used for Sacred Ordinances

I have recently been called (given the responsibility) as a Primary Teacher in my Ward for 10 and 11 year old children, including my oldest, 11-year old Mikey. This year they are studying the Doctrine and Covenants and LDS Church History in the Primary 5 manual. Yesterday was my first time teaching. I wanted to add some A/V to […]

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God is Love

Yesterday I spoke in Sacrament Meeting for the Ward (local congregation) that I attend of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. When I speak I like to write out my talk and then put some additional bullet points at the end of the talk, which I may or may not include. However, when […]

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Back to school Family Home Evening

Tomorrow Mikey starts 5th grade, Josh 3rd, and Hannah 1st. Amanda and I decided to hold a short family home evening. Josh read 1st Samuel 16:7. We talked about how the Prophet Samuel was looking for the next King and how he learned that’s the Lord doesn’t care about how we look on the outside but […]

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Napal Eathquake

Read this online: “From my humanitarian missionary parents in The Asia Area: “Just spoke to our humanitarian couple in Nepal. They are camping out by the Church building – living outside because of all the damage. The hotels that are not damaged are all full and there is no place to go. They have food […]

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12th Article of Faith

“We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.”  I ended up working late on Monday, so we ended up having Family Home Evening Tuesday night.  We started with a sing and a prayer.  We then had our family council, where each family member has the […]

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