Prison Planet?

Is earth the equivalent of a galactic penal colony like Australia was for the British back in the day? I recently had an interesting conversation with a friend of mine regarding Moses 7:36, wherein the Lord described this earth as being the most wicked of all the creations of His hands. My friend wondered why …

Awake!

Awaking to a sense of our awful situation!   Towards the end of the Book of Mormon, after we learn about how the Nephite and Jaredite civilizations were destroyed by Secret Combinations, we are warned that they will be present amongst our governments. When we begin to realize this, we are warned that we must …

America – a land of promise

It is a privilege to live in America. A nation established by God, not to follow the trends of the world, but the principles set forth by the Holy One of Israel. Since its founding, America has been a beacon of hope, light and righteousness. From the faith and fields of its founding farmers, America has …

James E. Talmage Prophecy

An amazing prophecy made in General Conference Oct 1916 – The ten tribes shall come; they are not lost unto the Lord; they shall be brought forth as hath been predicted; and I say unto you there are those now living—aye, some here present—who shall live to read the records of the Lost Tribes of …

Things work out

It isn’t as bad as you sometimes think it is. It all works out. Don’t worry. I say that to myself every morning. It will all work out. Put your trust in God, and move forward with faith and confidence in the future. The Lord will not forsake us. He will not forsake us. Gordon …

Ezra’s Eagle

Some time ago I was reading in the Apocrypha and came across a very interesting vision that Ezra had regarding a future kingdom represented by an eagle. Ezra, also know as Esdras, lived during the Jewish Babylonian captivity. He was instrumental in restoring the Jews back to their homeland after their 70 year exile.  I …

A Remnant Shall Return

Since the publishing of the Book of Mormon and the restoration of the church, the term House of Israel has become part of our every day church vernacular.  We use the term often, but if the truth be told, not many of us give the topic much more than a cursory thought.  However, without question, …