Category Archives: Forgiveness

Five Basic Principles of a Mormon Testimony

A very popular new book (# 2 at this writing) found in the LDS bookstore chain Deseret Book is The Testimony Glove. According to the Testimony Gloves blog, “Testimony Gloves are a tool to help children understand the basic principles … Continue reading

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Looking for Forgiveness in the LDS Church

I talked to the missionaries and they asked me to read the Book of Mormon (BOM), especially Moroni 10:4 and pray about it. They were so excited that I actually agreed to read the book, I couldn’t let them down. … Continue reading

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How Good is Good Enough?

This is the Christian message of how sinful man is graciously and mercifully reconciled to God. How well does this line up with the messages presented last weekend at the LDS General Conference? “From now on, therefore, we regard no … Continue reading

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The Only Way to Atone

Ronnie Lee Gardner shot and killed an attorney in Salt Lake City in 1985. Convicted and sentenced to death, Mr. Gardner is finally nearing the end of his appeals processes. As he faces the reality of his execution, as allowed … Continue reading

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The Day of Forgiveness

A sermon on forgiveness by our very own Martin_from_Brisbane.

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The ‘Careful Finagling’ of Repentance

I read an article about repentance in the August 2009 Ensign magazine. “Mending Quilts, Mending Lives” illustrates the idea of repentance in a story about a damaged quilt. While making a quilt, one of the quilters accidentally put a hole … Continue reading

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When and Where? Take a Guess

Take a guess on when and where this picture was taken. I’ll announce the answer tomorrow. For those of you who don’t recognize the book, it is The Miracle of Forgiveness. Update: Drumroll… here is the answer. The picture was … Continue reading

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Mormon Jurors Not Welcome

Last week The Associated Press reported, Defense asks for no Mormons on murder trial jury OGDEN, Utah — An attorney for a man charged with aggravated murder have filed a motion to keep off the jury any members of the … Continue reading

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Heartbreak of the Mormon Gospel

In a recent article on Mormon Times, LDS author Orson Scott Card wrote a column about books. Books he’s seen, books he’s read, and “Mormon books [he’ll] do without.” Much of the article was written a bit tongue-in-cheek, but Mr. … Continue reading

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My Bishop Made Me Do It

On 9 June 2008 Fox News carried an Associated Press story from Hawaii. It seems that three men from Oahu have been charged with stealing rocks from a protected Maui beach, to be used in an underground cooking pit at … Continue reading

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