What is the Gospel of Jesus Christ Really All About?

What is the Gospel of Jesus Christ Really All About?

by Whitney One time my little three-year-old sister and I were watching the Disney movie, Tangled. When the classic Disney castle came on the screen she got really excited, pointed at the screen and said, “It’s the temple!” I smiled and told her that it was just a castle, and we watched the movie. That experience really made me think. I realized that although the castle on the screen may not be a temple, the temples are castles. Why? Because they are God’s house, and He is a king. Every week the Young…Read more …
What is the priesthood?

What is the priesthood?

by Andy .Despite the belief of many who think the priesthood is a neighborhood where all the local priests live, that is not even close!  It is even better. Some might even say that it is the best thing ever! At least I sure think so. The priesthood is the power and authority to act in God's name.  There are two types of priesthoods on the earth today - the Aaronic Priesthood and the Melchizedek Priesthood.  The Aaronic Priesthood was restored on the earth in 1829 by John the Baptist when he appeared to Joseph…Read more …
Why do I Believe Joseph Smith was a Prophet?

Why do I Believe Joseph Smith was a Prophet?

by Clancey It was some time ago that I “just believed” in Joseph Smith. My whole life I had believed in him but didn’t know he was truly a prophet chosen by God. Then not too long ago, I had watched a movie about Joseph Smith. I also read the Testimony of the Prophet Joseph Smith, which is just before the Book of Mormon. I prayed to God and asked if these things were true. My answer came, and it was yes. Who was Joseph Smith? He was a latter-day prophet of The Church…Read more …
What is the Restoration?

What is the Restoration?

by Lincoln This past summer I visited the Sacred Grove in Palmyra, New York. This is where Joseph Smith, a young boy who was seeking gospel truth, went to pray after reading James 1:5. I was able to go into the trees and experience the same area where Joseph knelt in prayer. It was a very special experience. I imagined what it would have been like to be Joseph Smith, and have God appear to me. The impression of the Holy Ghost I had was so strong, that it left me no doubt in…Read more …