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Trust in the Lord and Be Lifted Up

Recently, I found a wonderful Bible miracle in conjunction with the importance of, “Trust in the Lord.”

The center chapter of the Bible is Psalms 117, which is also the shortest chapter (two verses) and which should be at the center of our worship:

Ps 117:1 O praise the Lord, all ye nations: praise him, all ye people.
For his merciful kindness is great toward us: and the truth of the Lord endureth for ever. Praise ye the Lord.

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Book of Mormon Printing Miracle

The Lord is in the details of our lives. The printing of the Book of Mormon was truly a miracle. The details of the life of Gordon L. Weight, who died in 2004 at the age of 72, is another case in point. He wrote the booklet, “Miracle on Palmyra’s Main Street,” the year before he died.

Gordon is probably the only person on the planet that could have written with authenticity this booklet with subtitle, “An ‘Old-Time’ Printer’s Perspective on Printing the Original Copies of the Book of Mormon.”

The Book of Mormon has been criticized and praised for nearly 200 years.  Now it is well recognized by many non-LDS scholars and religious leaders (view BYU-TV “A New Day for the Book of Mormon” available on line).

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Insight on How To Love

The notion of  “How to Love”  stems from, not only our own personal experiences and education, it includes our spiritual belief system as well.  Besides the Bible, the Book of Mormon gives some specific guidelines.

I learned a very important lesson recently from my dear friend, Chauncey Riddle.  “Loving Offensively” was the point. Now, that sounds offensive but let me explain.

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