The Church of Jesus Christ is rooted in the truth of the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ and God’s vision for mankind as communicated through scripture. It represents the kingdom of Jesus Christ as He established it here on earth; restored in glory for mankind with the same gifts, ordinances, structure and faith. The Church serves humbly as a gateway through which God’s spirit can be shared with the world. It is a spiritual home for people across the globe and a conduit for God’s blessings and miracles.
This month, we asked our kids a very simple question: How long do you think it would take a grown-up to read all the way through the Bible and Book of Mormon?
We were wondering how different a child's perception of time is from an adult's. Also…how much confidence do they have in us as spiritual speed readers?
Here are some replies from the 6 to 10 year-olds in Columbus, OH who pondered how long it would take their mothers to read both books.
This article is part of Sister Michelle Watson's deep dive into the concept of "deny yourself" (Mt. 16:24, Mk. 8:34, Lu. 9:23, 3 Ne. 12:30). Today's sub-theme is pride.
We all know that pride, in general, is bad. But after digging a little deeper in my quest, I'm convinced that pride is the sworn enemy of self-denial. When I'm puffy-proud, I'm not in any frame of mind to put myself second.
I realized that pride is a Pandora's box, so to speak. After studying up on this, I was shocked to learn how many other evils pride leads to. Here's just a sampling of what I found: