"Wherefore as the Holy Ghost saith, Today if ye will hear his voice, harden not your hearts…" (Hebrews 3:7-8).
The other day I came out of my office after hearing a profound testimony concerning being fat. There were several ladies working in our backpack ministry outside my office and I wanted to share this new found truth with someone so I decided to do so.
Imagine a new couple out on a Valentine's Day date. The young man and woman are both nervous, but the candlelit restaurant has created a calm, romantic mood. Orders placed with the waiter, they each take a deep breath, ready to dive into a new line of conversation.
The Apostle Paul wrote, "For I bear them record that they have a zeal of God, but not according to knowledge. For they being ignorant of God's righteousness, and going about to establish their own righteousness, have not submitted themselves unto the righteousness of God" (Romans 10:2-3).
Hurricane Matthew hit back in October. Recently I spoke to a friend whose home just began to leak. There is no doubt that the cause is damage done by the wind of that storm. A shingle here and there, as well as the trim work around the roof were pulled away during the storm. But it took a while before water actually began to get into the house.
This past week, I visited the famed Anne Frank house in Amsterdam, the secret annex where 13-year-old Anne and her family hid for more than two years during the Nazi takeover of World War II.
So far, President Donald Trump's speech at the National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday morning has received a heavy amount of criticism, specifically the moment where he brought up Arnold Schwarzenegger, who took over Trump’s position on “The Celebrity Apprentice” this season.
In the book of Mark, chapter 16, verse 15, we are told to "Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation."
In his letter to the church in Philippi, Paul wrote these words about Jesus. "God has highly exalted him and bestowed on him the name that is above every name, so that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father."
As a child, many played the game "follow the leader."
While recently on a missions trip to Cuba, I just happened to look at one of my old shirts that I used for painting. It had stains on it from work done on previous trips.
I like to read the newspaper. I receive a paper daily, and generally read it from cover to cover.
Despite what some may believe and even try to teach, God is a loving God. God created all that is.
What does the New Year mean to you?
Donald Trump was sworn in Friday as the 45th president of the United States during a day of ceremony and services where faith played prominently.
"Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion! Shout in triumph, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold your king is coming to you; He is just and endowed ...
Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.
VINA, California — If you’ve visited San Simeon, the mansion in Southern California built by newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst, you know the man never ...