Utopia – Part 1
If we look at the official definition of Utopia, we can see that it has it’s roots in Sir Thomas More’s work of 1517, which was itself taken from his view of Plato’s The Republic. Here we have an early view of how people wanted to live.God Raises Up the Humble
In a previous article, I wrote of pride being the spiritual cancer in humanity. Romans 12:3 tells us to think of ourselves with sober judgment, each according to the faith given to us.The Great Invitation
There are not too many words better in the human language than free. There is a popular saying that says “the best things in life are free.” I have to admit I believe that the best things in life are free for more than one reason. When I look at the sun, admire the oceans, smell the fresh air, or feel the rain touch my head I can appreciate the freedoms of the world. The human life cost nothing to create even though hospitals charge a lot to deliver a baby (laughing).Trusting God in Difficult Times
Do you wonder why God allows certain things to happen? Do you get discouraged about the circumstances you are facing? You are not alone and these thoughts might help you through whatever you are going through.Filling of the Spirit – What Does the Bible Mean?
The filling of the Holy Spirit involves both His control over believers and His work in increasing the capability of someone. In the Bible, God commands us to constantly allow the Spirit to have control in our lives.Do You Like Baptist Sermons? I Want to Show You Jesus Christ
I like baptist sermons that are powerful and make you shout. Like the ones our grandparents talked about. You maybe asking yourself, they don’t exist anymore. Well brother or sister they still do and I want to tell you where you can find great preachers that are just like that.Where Do Our Religious Convictions Come From?
There are numerous definitions of religion and we all have our own views as to what religion means in practice. For example, the Oxford English Dictionary describes religion as; 1 the belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, especially a personal God or gods; 2 a particular system of faith and worship.The Promise of Rest
We all get weary. How can God’s promise of rest encourage us to keep on keeping on?The Anti-Christ And False Prophet in the Latter Days – Revelation 13
Daniel said the image in Nebuchadnezzar dream had a head gold, breast and arms of silver, belly and thighs of brass, legs of iron, and feet part iron and clay. Daniel said that Christ hit the Toes of the image and destroyed the kingdom; and the kingdom of Christ filled the earth. Daniel said that the dream concerned those things which shall be in the latter days (2:28). According to Nebuchadnezzar Dream the Ten Nations along the Euphrates River will rule the world in the last days.LDS Church Art – Sacrament Meeting Programs and Bulletins – 10 Things to Keep in Mind
Most sacrament meetings in North America pass out a bulletin before the sacrament meeting begins. When choosing LDS church art to for a program or bulletin there are a few things that you must bear in mind: Is the art necessary? Not every sacrament meeting bulletin needs a graphic on the front.House Cleaning
If the church would clean its own house, it would not fall under the judgment of God. This is very difficult to hear and even more difficult to actually engage.Living With “Floaters” and “Flashes”
The discovery of floaters and flashes brought about a comparison of annoying things in both the physical and spiritual realm. Floaters are not really there and it takes effort to look past them. The same effort is needed in looking past the things that obscure our vision of God’s perfect plan.