Pearl of Great Price

Weeds….


Weed: The term weed is a subjective one, without any classification value, since a plant that is a weed in one context is not a weed when growing where it belongs or is wanted. Indeed, a number of plants that many consider “weeds”, are often intentionally grown by people in gardens or other cultivated-plant settings.  [Source]

When Adam and Eve were cast out of the Garden of Eden for eating of the fruit from the tree they were told not to eat from there were several things that happened.  They then knew the difference from good and evil, they could …

Temptation Vs Sin

This is one of the biggest things that I think causes issued with people of the Mormon faith.  And I would say it also causes problems with most Christian faiths as well.  That is the difference between Temptation and Sin.

For most of my life, I was under the impression that Temptation was Sin.  If you were tempted to do something, then you had actually sinned in some way.  I think that it comes from several scriptures, as well as other peoples teachings.  In Matthew 5:28 it says, “That whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her had committed adultry whith …

Honor is the KEY!

NOTICE:  This is the gospel according to Mike.  I do quote some scriptures, etc, but like Nephi says, “for I did liken all scriptures unto us, that it might be for our profit and learning.” 1 Nephi 19:23.  This is my interpretation, and what I feel they mean at my current time in life.

10  In the midst of this WAR OF WORDS and TUMULT OF OPINIONS, I often said to myself: What is to be done? Who of all these parties are right; or, are they all wrong together? If any one of them be aright, which is it, and

President Packer said WHAT?

There has been a lot of “wars, and rumors of wars” over what President Boyd K Packer said in the Oct 2010 General Conference about the stance the Church has on Homosexuality.  The wars have started because of a talk entitled, “Cleansing the Inner Vessel.”  In that talk President Packer says:

We teach a standard of moral conduct that will protect us from Satan’s many substitutes or counterfeits for marriage. We must understand that any persuasion to enter into any relationship that is not in harmony with the principles of the gospel must be wrong. From the Book of Mormon we learn that