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Korihor: The Arguments of Apostasy

BY CHAUNCEY C. RIDDLE Korihor: Korihor appears out of nowhere, as it were, in the Nephite record. His entire story is contained in Alma 30, where he suddenly appears in the land of Zarahemla, preaching “unto the people against the … Continue reading

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Trusted with Great Knowledge

Chauncey C. Riddle, “Trusted with Great Knowledge,” Ensign, Feb. 1977, page 86 Morality is another term for faithfulness. To be moral in the restored gospel is to obey the Savior in all things. Why obey him in all things? Because … Continue reading

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Father to Son: A Dialogue on Priesthood

Ensign, April, 1976 By Chauncey C. Riddle Son. Dad, the bishop talked with me this morning about receiving the Melchizedek Priesthood. He said that one of the things I should do is talk to you about what it really means … Continue reading

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Obstacles to Prayer

Five sobering examples from the scriptures show what could block our prayers. For Saul, the obstacle was disobedience. Chauncey C. Riddle, “Obstacles to Prayer,” Ensign, Jan 1976, 27 First and last, true religion is a personal relationship with our Savior, … Continue reading

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Letter to Michael

BY CHAUNCEY C. RIDDLE September 1975, Ensign, p. 79-84 Persecution—the word probably makes you think of Rome and Liberty Jail, but what does it mean in the 20th century? Dear Michael, Thanks for your letter; it was good to hear … Continue reading

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Prayer

THE ENSIGN, MARCH 1975 BY CHAUNCEY C. RIDDLE Praying is more than “saying prayers.” True prayer is an experience that takes place under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. One fundamental distinction between the saint and what the scriptures call … Continue reading

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Becoming a Disciple

Ensign, September 1974 By Chauncey C. Riddle If we are serious about following Jesus, we must question all that we previously have been and accepted. The New Testament account of our Savior’s mortal ministry is a rich treasury of knowledge … Continue reading

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