To say living conditions on South Dakota’s Oglala Lakota Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation are akin to a Third World nation may be an overly positive comparison.
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Mary had a unique relationship with the Savior that is worthy of our emulation. In a new Mormon Message taken from a talk given by L. Whitney Clayton, Mary's relationship with Jesus and the complete trust she had in Him is examined. See the video for yourself.
An LDS 11-year-old who died tragically following a parade in Nephi, Utah, on July 14 is remembered by her family as a "tender-hearted, intuitive soul."
Upon the death of the Savior, the Nephites and Lamanites witnessed terrible darkness and destruction. In the aftermath of these events, the people gathered “round about the temple” in Bountiful. There they witnessed the miraculous appearance of the resurrected Lord. The first words He spoke upon His appearance are some of the most profound statements in all of scripture.
The doctor took a deep breath before sharing the unwelcome news. “I’m afraid that if you want to save her vision in the one eye, she will have to have surgery.” I looked at my sweet little daughter, Trissa, sitting so bravely on the big white bed, and my heart ached. We had tried everything to avoid this, but to no avail.
From the New Testament, we learn that Jesus’s favorite mode of teaching was through fiction; he taught parables. Despite comfort with parables, some Christians become unsettled thinking about elements of the Bible as being non-historical. Join Laura Harris Hales as she interviews biblical scholar Ben Spackman about the different genres of literature found in the Bible.