Would brothers be

Sacrament Meeting talk delivered in New Glasgow on 21 November 2010. A recent sociological study entitled American Grace: How Religion Divides and Unites Us had some particularly interesting findings. I am going to quote a passage from the report of the study. The study … reports that Mormons are among those most friendly toward those […]

Is Faith Reasonable?

There are some who subscribe to the view that faith and reason are diametrically opposed, mutually exclusive concepts. There is another view. Paul defined faith as “the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” I am not going to investigate the original Greek as it is this common English translation that […]

One substance

The Athanasian Creed says: “Now this is the catholic faith: We worship one God in trinity and the Trinity in unity, neither confusing the persons nor dividing the divine being. . . . “What the Father is, the Son is, and so is the Holy Spirit. . . . “For this is the true faith […]

A prophet

Brigham Young, August 24, 1872: Journal of Discourses “How much matter do you suppose there is between here and some of the fixed stars which we can see? Enough to frame many, very many millions of such earths as this, yet it is now so diffused, clear and pure, that we look through it and […]

A true Father

It is impossible to believe God to be omnipotent, omniscient and all-loving and yet to have created nothing more than pets, forever unable to understand him let alone to become like him. We can, and must know him (John 17:3), become like him (Matt 5:48), and share everything he has (Rom 8:17) . Anyone who […]