At Peace with your purpose

In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make your paths straight. Do not be wise in your own eyes; Fear the Lord and turn away from evil. It will be healing to your body and refreshment to your bones.. ~ Proverbs 3:6-8, NASB ~ Are you at peace with the direction of your recovery … Continue reading At Peace with your purpose

A heartfelt letter to evangelicals and Latter-day Saint Christians

  These past few months have sent me into a state of reassessing my own values and goals. Focused on a new career path and working with individuals who are afflicted with substance use/addiction, there is much that has caused some liberation and consternation in where I am at. One of these involved the question … Continue reading A heartfelt letter to evangelicals and Latter-day Saint Christians

“Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog

Larry Hurtado provides insight and commentary on the New Testament and Early Christianity. His latest article provides some interesting discussions on the nature of Monotheism as it was understood among Ancient Jewish and Christian believers verses Christian believers of today. His article is here: “Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog. Hurtado begins the examination that … Continue reading “Early Christian Monotheism” | Larry Hurtados Blog

Professor That Asked Students to Step on ‘Jesus’ Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review

This is from the Independent Journal Review. A Professor That Asked Students to Step on 'Jesus' Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review. According to the news article, a Latter-day Saint Student at Florida Atlantic University declined to participate in an activity where a Professor of Communications asked his students to write the name "Jesus" … Continue reading Professor That Asked Students to Step on ‘Jesus’ Gets What He Deserves | Independent Journal Review

My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

". . . my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing I shall be ashamed, but with all boldness, as always, so now also Christ will be magnified in my body, whether by life or by death" —Philippians 1:20 My Utmost for His Highest. “. . . my earnest expectation and hope that in nothing … Continue reading My Utmost for His Highest by Oswald Chambers

Stand ye in holy places and not be moved

We are faced with great challenges today. Advancement of technology is the driving force. Instantly, we have access to news and the speed in which information is processed is phenomenal. Along with the rise of technological advancements, our society is becoming more and more callous toward any thought of religious belief, devotion and form of … Continue reading Stand ye in holy places and not be moved

The Birth of the Savior: Two Possible Time Frames

The Birth of the Savior - Two Possible Dates The Christmas season is one of cheer, goodwill, and family.  Radio stations are playing politically correct “holiday” tunes, people hang lights on their houses, bring trees indoors, and hang socks over their fireplaces.  For the vast majority of Christians, this is the time of year for celebrating … Continue reading The Birth of the Savior: Two Possible Time Frames

The Lord would not suffer them to take happiness in sin

The tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut sparked more politicizing debates on whether or not we should have greater gun control. Here, at Mormon Apologia, our hearts are with those friends and family who have lost a loved one. We pray for the strength and grace that they need to mourn and grieve the loss of those … Continue reading The Lord would not suffer them to take happiness in sin

Condolences in Wake of Connecticut Shooting

The First Presidency of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has issued the following statement via Mormon Newsroom: Salt Lake City — The First Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints issued the following statement today: "We are profoundly saddened by the events this morning at a school in Connecticut. … Continue reading Condolences in Wake of Connecticut Shooting

Galatians 1:6-9 | Paul’s “Other Gospel”

The Apostle Paul writes to the Church in Galatia defending his apostolic authority. One of the most perverted forms of Biblical interpretation is that of Galatians 1:8-9. This passage is commonly used by Christian Apologists in their attempt to prove that Mormonism is "another Gospel". Therefore, the purpose of this post is to provide understanding … Continue reading Galatians 1:6-9 | Paul’s “Other Gospel”

A Logical Proof that Mormonism is True

A Logical Proof that Mormonism is True What Makes God Just, Merciful, and Powerful The gospel of the Jesus Christ found in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is not complicated.  It is straightforward, concise, and available to everyone.  The gospel stems from a Heavenly Father who is just, merciful, and powerful.  These … Continue reading A Logical Proof that Mormonism is True

The Resurrection and Baptisms for the Dead

The Resurrection and Baptisms for the Dead How Paul Taught I've often heard many people criticize the LDS Church for doing proxy baptisms for our deceased ancestors and claim that there's no Biblical basis to do so.  Using the resurrection and 1 Corinthians 15, however, Paul strongly alluded to the fact that there is a … Continue reading The Resurrection and Baptisms for the Dead

Book of Mormon Mobile App to Share with Friends | LDS Media Talk

A free Book of Mormon mobile app is a new, easy way to share a copy of the Book of Mormon with a friend. What a great missionary tool! This is not the full-featured version of the scriptures available in the LDS Gospel Library app. It is a simple digital version of the Book of Mormon without footnotes … Continue reading Book of Mormon Mobile App to Share with Friends | LDS Media Talk

Tuesday morning devotion: Choose liberty or captivity

    Satan does not tempt us just to make us do wrong things – he tempts us to make us lose {our} value to God. He does not come to us on the premise of tempting us to sin, but on the premise of shifting our point of view, and only the Spirit of … Continue reading Tuesday morning devotion: Choose liberty or captivity

Introduction: Survey – Apostasy to Restoration

  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints proclaims that the Gospel of Jesus Christ is restored in these latter-days. Critics ask how the Mormon faith can proclaim to be a Restoration since there never was a need of restoring Christianity. Either side of the discussion, the central pillar that must be investigated is whether … Continue reading Introduction: Survey – Apostasy to Restoration