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Music and the Spoken Word: In tribute to our veterans

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

November 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


God's love leads to compassion

Forgiveness of others is not an option for a person who is a follower of Jesus Christ. One of the reasons why we ought to be ready to forgive those who sin against us is because the Lord was willing to forgive us when we couldn't earn it nor did we deserve it.

November 11, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


Johann Sebastian Bach as a Protestant composer and 'The Fifth Evangelist'

Johann Sebastian Bach was born to a musical family in Eisenach, Germany, in 1685. After holding a variety of important musical positions, he arrived at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig in 1723, remaining there until his death in 1750. But neither the city fathers nor the general public appreciated his genius — many found his work too complicated — and already before he died, he and his music were widely dismissed as old-fashioned and out of style. During his lifetime, he was most highly esteemed as an organ and harpsichord virtuoso rather than as a composer, and, with time, he was only ...

November 11, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


Don't miss out on serving him

I don't like to shop. But I like to get a bargain.

November 10, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


We all need forgiveness

Forgiveness is something all men need. Man has had a problem with sin since the time of Adam and Eve. Each person will stand in judgment for their own sins, not the sins of others (Ezek. 18:20). Forgiveness that is offered by God is for all men who will obey God's will. It is his desire for all men to be saved (I Tim. 2:4).

November 09, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


With the threat of violence looming, are sanctuaries still a place of peace?

The Rev. Erik Richtsteig was leading Mass when a shooter entered his sanctuary June 16, 2013. He'll never forget the gunshot that followed, which forever changed his relationship to his church.

November 09, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


We should be thankful for all the blessings we receive

"O give thanks unto the Lord; for he is good: for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth forever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth forever. To him who alone doeth great wonders: for his mercy endureth forever."

November 06, 2017 | By Bishop Fredrick Heath Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: 'The price of mortality'

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

November 05, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


The Light Divine in the life of Rumi

If you’ve never heard of a fellow named Rumi, be patient. You will.

November 05, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Acting on our convictions

Recently, I spoke on lessons to be learned from the life of Harriet Tubman. She was an American abolitionists, humanitarian and a scout and spy for the U.S. government. She had escaped slavery herself but then went back and helped rescue hundreds of enslaved people.

November 04, 2017 | By Pastor Steve Lane New Beginnings Community Church | Faith


To know the source of truth

Some 2,000 years ago Pilate, as Jesus stood trial before him, asked this most significant question: "What is truth?" Pilate was responding to Jesus' words, "Everyone who is of the truth listens to my voice."

November 03, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Learning from the past: Part 2

Last week we began looking at some lessons from Jeremiah chapter six. Jeremiah's listeners suffered from the sin of covetousness, from the least to the greatest.

November 02, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of Christ | Faith


Video: Why rituals still matter, 500 years after the Reformation fought against them

Editor's note: Oct. 31 marks 500 years since, according to tradition, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door in Germany — an act that sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed both religion and Western society. This video is part of a package of stories exploring the Reformation's impact on the world we live in today.

November 01, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


What would Martin Luther think of today's rates of divorce and cohabitation?

Editor's note: Oct. 31 marks 500 years since, according to tradition, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door in Germany — an act that sparked the Protestant Reformation and changed both religion and Western society. This article is part of a package of stories exploring the Reformation's impact on the world we live in today.

October 31, 2017 | Matthew Brown Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Q&A: Why church-state separation is good for churches

Editor's note: Oct. 31 marks 500 years since, according to tradition, Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses to a church door in Germany — an act that sparked the Protestant Reformation, changing both religion and Western society. This article is part of a package of stories exploring the Reformation's impact on the world we live in today.

October 31, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


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Is Trumpism the latest religious sect?

Religion, like sports, produces stars. Many stars flash and fade. Others “have legs,” as they say. Their influence expands.

December 02, 2017 | Jerry Johnston Deseret News | Faith


Find true meaning in the season

Get ready. Get set. GO!

December 01, 2017 | By Pastor Brad Butler Pembroke First Baptist Church | Faith


Royal wedding announcement poses religious questions

First comes love, then comes baptism? Meghan Markle has a few faith-related hurdles to clear before her royal wedding next year to Prince Harry.

December 01, 2017 | Kelsey Dallas Deseret News special workflow | Faith


Obeying the gospel of Christ

Paul wrote about being saved by the gospel. In Romans 1:16, he said, "For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for ...

November 30, 2017 | By Minister Riley Nelson Richmond Hill Church of God | Faith


Brooke Romney: It's time to trim your traditions

Holidays at our house are pretty low-key, until December rolls around. I have always been crazy about Christmas. Growing up, it was truly the most ...

November 28, 2017 | Brooke Romney Deseret News | Faith


Be one of the few who say 'thank you'

Last week, many celebrated the Thanksgiving holiday. There was joy, laughter, plenty of food, parades and football. However, many people may not have stopped a ...

November 27, 2017 | By Pastor K.E. Brown Columnist | Faith


Music and the Spoken Word: To the one in the mirror

Editor's note: “The Spoken Word” is shared by Lloyd Newell each Sunday during the weekly Mormon Tabernacle Choir broadcast.

November 27, 2017 | Deseret Connect Deseret News | Faith


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