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Articles About Sins

Unstable As Water

Unstable as water or steadfast and immovable? What kind of person do you choose to be? An old Chinese fable demonstrates the meaning of being unstable and being steadfast. A man travelling through the country came to a large city, very rich and splendid; he looked at it and said to his guide, “This must […]

Accountable To God

Being accountable to God for one’s own actions is one of the first lessons taught in the text of the Bible. Satan in the guise of a serpent, beguiled the first woman, Eve, into partaking of the fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil. Eve then persuaded Adam to do the […]

Jesus Loves Sinners

On the 31st of August of 1965, I attended a meeting of the Christian Congregation of Brazil in the city of Sorocaba.  My sheltered Utah upbringing had acquainted me with churches that had pianos or organs to accompany their hymns. But this church had a forty-piece brass band: tubas and trombones, clarinets and drums, and a […]

Adultery Definition

What is the definition of adultery? Merriam-Webster.com says adultery is “voluntary sexual intercourse between a married man and someone other than his wife or a married woman and someone other than her husband.” According to the dictionary, the term “adultery” is applied when there has been actual sexual intercourse. Adultery Definition – God’s Way In […]

The Choices of Adam and Eve

The choices of Adam and Eve affected not only themselves, but all of their posterity. When Adam and Eve were placed in the Garden of Eden, the Lord gave them instruction and commandments. One of the first commandments they received pertained to fruit they should not eat. And the Lord God commanded the man, saying, […]

Wages of Sin

What are the wages of sin? If we understood what happens when we sin, we would be more careful. The apostle Paul said, “The wages of sin is death” (Romans 6:23). Paul was contrasting actions that lend to eternal life with actions that bring spiritual and sometimes physical death. His phrase, the wages of sin, […]

Chastity Definition

When understood, the chastity definition, as it applies as a law of God, protects us from misery and safeguards the sacred power or procreation. Chastity is an expression of true love and trust. Because our Heavenly Father loves us and wants to protect us, he gave us the Law of Chastity. Chastity safeguards the sacred […]

Moral Conscience

A “Moral Conscience” is a gift unique to God’s children. Peace of conscience, guilty conscience—these are terms that describe the workings of the moral conscience. None other of God’s creations is endowed with such a gift. Scripturally, the moral conscience has several names, but is typically described as a manifestation of the Light of Christ […]

Abortion Information

Abortion information is not limited to medical journals and governmental data; abortion information is a serious topic that is contained in the scriptures. God has commanded, “Thou shalt not…kill, nor do anything like unto it” (D&C 59:6).  Abortions approach the sin of the taking life. Although the practice of abortion is defended by laws of countries […]

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a spiritual gift from God. We obtain forgiveness by asking for it “with a sincere heart, with real intent”(Moroni 10:4) — that is, with the real intention to forgive. Our capacity to forgive is linked to our capacity to love; and our capacity to love is linked to our capacity to become like […]