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Lord of Prayer by Yungsung Kim. Image via Lighthaven
The Gospel of Jesus Christ is the wonderful news that our Heavenly Father and His Son Jesus Christ have not forgotten us. All of us have sinned and fall short of the glory of God, but They have provided the way in which we can be redeemed from the misery of sin, overcome temptations and weaknesses, be sanctified, and find eternal life and joy in the Kingdom of God. The Apostle Paul taught that...
The First Vision by Del Parsn and The Conversion of St. Paul by Jean Daret, ca. 1647.
Joseph Smith claimed that in 1820 he beheld a vision of God the Father and His son Jesus Christ. This “First Vision” started Joseph Smith on a path that ultimately led to the Restoration of Jesus Christ’s church in the latter days. Four accounts of the First Vision were written or dictated by Joseph himself. Five other accounts come from what others remembered him saying about his vision...
Image by Madeleine Lewander via Pixabay.
When reading about Paul’s missionary travels in Acts, one is instantly confronted with a dizzying array of place names. Derbe, Lystra, Iconium, Phrygia, Galatia, Mysia, Troas, Macedonia, Samothracia, Neapolis, and Philippi—and that’s just the first 12 verses of Acts 16! Clearly, Paul took seriously “the work whereunto [the Lord had] called [him]” ( Acts 13:1–3 ) and felt an urgency to spread the...