[This is a slightly abridged version of a talk that I gave in sacrament meeting a few years ago. Now that I think about it, I haven’t been asked to speak since . . .]
My topic is 1 Nephi 3:7.
The scripture reads: “And it came to pass that I, Nephi, said unto my father: I will go and do the things which the Lord hath comman [...]
Much has been written about the content of General Conference. As one commentator put it, it was a “sweet-and-sour” dish. In this post, I’m not going to spend much time on substance—at least, I will stay away from the fine-grained discussion of individual talks in favor of a broader view of this conference overall. How does it fit in with ea [...]
The apocryphal Acts of John contains the following passages (from 1924 translation available here). From the context, the words are supposed to be from John himself (emphasis added):
Men and brethren, ye have suffered nothing strange or incredible as concerning your perception of the [Lord], inasmuch as we also, whom he chose for himself to [...]