Category Jesus the Christ

The Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper

Recently, I had a friend ask me the following: “[I have questions that] I have heard so many people have different views on. Sacrament, if you miss the bread do you take the water? Or if you go to two wards do you take sacrament twice? Does it matter? Is there any official stance or […]

Towards a Christ-centered Life

Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah. To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the Lord: I am full of the burnt offerings of rams, and the fat of fed beasts; and I delight not in the blood of bullocks, or of lambs, or of […]

The Tree of Life Part 4: The Olive Tree

Last time I talked about how the Tree of Life was symbolic of Christ and His sacrifice. I closed by mentioning that it doesn’t matter what type of tree the Tree of Life is (as we’ll see, many trees have been used to portray it), but that one of particular note was the olive tree. […]

The Tree of Life Part 3: Christ and the Tree

Part 3: Christ and the Tree Last week we talked about the Tree of Life and the Fall of Adam and Eve. As promised, this week the focus will be on the Tree’s symbolism of Christ. Going back to Nephi’s recounting of the Tree of Life Vision, he asked the angel who was his tour-guide […]