Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday October 24th 2014

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October 06, 2014


Federalist 62. Madison reminds us that the election of U.S. Senators by their respective state legislatures secured state rights or authority. In your opinion, how might a return to this vital constitutional principle become a key element in empowering a push back against federal intrusion into powers our heaven inspired Constitution clearly retained as jurisdictionally belonging to state & local governments, to families & individuals, to private businesses, churches, & charities?


Ye Must Pray Always

American Scripture

Near the end of his life, Nephi was grieved by man’s tendency to misunderstand the things of God. To put it simply, Nephi taught that The Holy Ghost teaches us to pray. The devil teaches us not to pray. And that we should pray always so that all we do may be acceptable unto the Lord. Here it is as Nephi put it:

And now, my beloved brethren, I perceive that ye ponder still in your hearts; and it grieveth me that I must speak concerning this thing. For if ye would hearken unto the Spirit which teacheth a man to pray ye would know that ye must pray; for the evil spirit teacheth not a man to pray, but teacheth him that he must not pray.

But behold, I say unto you that ye must pray always, and not faint; that ye must not perform any thing unto the Lord save in the first place ye shall pray unto the Father in the name of Christ, that he will consecrate thy performance unto thee, that thy performance may be for the welfare of thy soul.

Let us resolve to pray every day even if we are strongly tempted not to.


Source: 2 Nephi 32:8-9; The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ