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David Bednar

Small Nuggets Of Spiritual Education

TheDiscipleMD As a young boy, I always looked forward to General Conference weekend, and not because I was naturally “spiritual.” No, in Maryland, back in the 1960’s and 70’s, General Conference was not available via satellite transmission per today’s technology. Thus, General Conference provided for me, a free weekend from church! The Saturday night Priesthood […]

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Respect for Others Beliefs Is Of Christ

TheDiscipleMD One of the wonderful things I have noticed over my many years of listening to church leaders is that they are very careful to be considerate of other’s beliefs. I don’t know if I ever remember a church leader publicly slandering the beliefs of another man’s religion. Indeed, I really don’t recall such actions […]

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Angels Don’t Have Wings

TheDiscipleMD A young boy in the first grade was given the assignment in elementary school to make an ornament for Christmas. A popular way to make an ornament in his day, circa 1963, was to Papier-mâché a soda pop bottle into a holiday character. He decided to make an angel. He spent several days meticulously […]

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A Congressman’s Opinion Of Joseph Smith

TheDiscipleMD “In the Winter of 1840, the Prophet Joseph Smith went to Washington, D.C., to petition the president of the United States and Congress to redress the grievances of the Saints against the people of Missouri. While at the nation’s capital he had several opportunities of speaking in public. On the evening of February 5, […]

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