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A Struggle Designed by Providence

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, 1778 On 15 October 1778, General George Washington, Commander In Chief of the Continental Army, responds by letter...

The Result of Coddling Young People

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY For nearly a generation, American parents have been infantilizing their children, shielding them from failure, and passing the blame to anyone but...

Bowe Bergdahl and Our Leaders’ Lost Honor

DAVID FRENCH, ACLJ Desertion is a very old story in the history of armies and armed conflict. Soldiers deserted from the Continental Army, from the...

Calamities, Trials, Justice Meant for Good – John Witherspoon

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, FOUNDING ERA SERMONS: JOHN WITHERSPOON 1776 The wrath of man praiseth God, as it is the instrument in his hand for bringing sinners...

Blizzard of 1886

Weekly Story Railroad man Otto P. Byers recalls events in Kansas during the blizzard of 1886. That commercialism will invade misfortune, and even death, was never...

John Adams on Opposition

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JOHN ADAMS March 27, 1756 The stream of life sometimes glides smoothly on through the flowery meadows and enamelled plains; at other times...

The Wayfarer

  The Wayfarer. ————— THE wayfarer, Perceiving the pathway to truth, Was struck with astonishment. It was thickly grown with weeds. “Ha,” he said, “I see that no one has passed here In...

The Trial of Our Faith

A WAY OF LIFE, NEIL L. ANDERSEN The Apostle Peter identified something he called a “trial of your faith.” He had experienced it. Remember Jesus’s...

Making Weak Things Strong, the Lord’s Way

New World Witness for Jesus Christ 27 And if men come unto me I will show unto them their weakness. I give unto men...

God Teaches Paul to See Divine Purposes of Adversity

Old World Witness for Jesus Christ, Apostle Paul 5 Of such an one will I glory: yet of myself I will not glory, but in...

Opposition and Adversity are Part of the Natural Order

They Were Believers, John Adams The stream of life sometimes glides smoothly on through the flowery meadows and enamelled plains; at other times it drags...

An Instrument to End Abortion

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE Saint Paul declared that he never wanted to boast in anything except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The...

God Calls Us to Be Faithful, No Matter the Circumstances

MAT STAVER, LIBERTY COUNSEL The event we have just witnessed was far more than a general election – it was a referendum on the soul...

Tough Love

BY STEVE FARRELL Missing the Mark With Religion, Part 9 A close friend of mine suffers from a common human malady – the inability to give...

Christian Courage: The Price of Discipleship

A Way of Life, Elder Robert D. Hales We have gathered together as one, we have taken upon us the name of Jesus Christ, and...

You Know Enough

A Way of Life, Elder Neil L. Andersen While there are many experiences like the one we are having today, full of spiritual power and...

Let Him Do It with Simplicity

A Way of Life, Elder L. Tom Perry Those of us who have been around a while—and Elder Wirthlin and I have been around for...

Squeezing The Artificiality Out of Us

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Neal A. Maxwell Trials and tribulations tend to squeeze the artificiality out of us, leaving the essence of what we...

Be of Good Cheer

A Way of Life, President Thomas S. Monson My dear brothers and sisters, I express my love to you. I am humbled by the responsibility...

Edmund Burke: The Difficulty of Grand Ideas

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke When any work seems to have required immense force and labor to effect it, the idea is grand....

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