Readers of the Book of Mormon might feel confused as to why the angel asks Nephi what he desires, and does so twice. After all, he is an angel of God. Shouldn’t a being sent directly from God’s presence already know what Nephi desires?
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Religious Freedom and Refusing Service
The church’s press conference on LGBT nondiscrimination and religious liberty has generated a storm of discussion online, and only some of it is constructive. I notice many are confused--what are the parameters of the religious liberty the church is asking for?
The Parable of Chesterton’s Fence
In the matter of reforming things, as distinct from deforming them, there is one plain and simple principle; a principle which will probably be called a paradox.
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In an endeavor as important and intensive as building Zion, dividing ourselves along partisan lines is unwise.