Category Archives: Restored Gospel

How to Stay on the Straight and Narrow

Chauncey C. Riddle It is my purpose tonight to paint a picture for you. The picture is one with which you’re all very familiar: I propose to talk about the gospel. I hope to say something that will crystalize it … Continue reading

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Principles I

Chauncey C. Riddle I emphasize again, as I did yesterday, that what I am saying is my idea. I have tried to study and put together the gospel in my mind. In preparing these lectures this year I’ve learned some … Continue reading

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New Names and the New Covenant

Chauncey C. Riddle I ask for an interest in your faith and prayers. I tremble a little bit because as I say things it’s impossible to say everything and I find I miss saying important things. For instance, in relation … Continue reading

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The Second Coming

Dr. Chauncey C. Riddle Brothers and sisters, as I approach this subject of the second coming of the Savior, I fully recognize the import.  I further recognize that I am not an authority on this subject.  I would wish that … Continue reading

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The Creation of the Earth and the Probation of Man

Chauncey C. Riddle We will talk about the creation of the earth and of the world as a setting for the probation of man. This earth was set up as the perfect place for man’s probation. Into this setting, now … Continue reading

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The Creation and the Gospel

To me the theology of the LDS Church is the most important body of knowledge in the world.  If I were a musician, I would write music about it and perform that music.  If I were a painter, I would … Continue reading

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Why We Are Here

Because we are blessed with knowing the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ, we understand that there are five basic irreducible purposes of our mortal existence. Only the first is absolutely essential. To fulfill the others makes a fullness of blessing. … Continue reading

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Revelation

Encyclopedia of Mormonism See this page in the original 1992 publication. http://eom.byu.edu/index.php/Revelation Author: Riddle, Chauncey C. Receiving personal revelation is a vital and distinctive part of the LDS religious experience. Response to personal revelation is seen as the basis for … Continue reading

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Code Language in the Book of Mormon

Chauncey C. Riddle Brigham Young University (c) 1992 Chauncey C. Riddle Caveat: This paper has been created to demonstrate that the Book of Mormon is a text worthy of careful pondering and solemn thought. No reader should take anything said … Continue reading

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Spiritual Survival in These Last Days

Dr. Chauncey C. Riddle Talk Radio 1400 AM, May 19, 1991 “Friends and Scholars,” hosted by Dennis Warlaw And now it’s time for “Friends and Scholars,” made possible by the friends and scholars listeners club. Here’s your friends and scholars … Continue reading

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Pride and Riches

Chauncey C. Riddle, “Pride and Riches,” in The Book of Mormon: Jacob through Words of Mormon, To Learn with Joy, eds. Monte S. Nyman and Charles D. Tate Jr., (Provo, UT: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 1990), 221–34. Chapter … Continue reading

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The New and Everlasting Covenant

C. C. Riddle 6 February 1989 In Doctrines for Exaltation: The 1989 Sperry Symposium on the Doctrine and Covenants, 224-45. Salt Lake City, UT: Deseret Book, 1989. 1. Introduction I begin with a word about speaking. Realities are wholes. Human … Continue reading

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Interpreting the New Testament

The New Testament and the Latter-Day-Saints – Sperry Symposium 1987 – p. 263-278 Chauncey C. Riddle This paper is divided into three parts: Deals with the place of the New Testament in our lives and why we must know it. … Continue reading

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Pillars of My Faith – What A Privilege To Believe!

Printed in Sunstone Magazine, May 1988 Given at Sunstone Symposium Salt Lake City, 28 August, 1987 By Chauncey C. Riddle I AM GRATEFUL TO BE A MEMBER OF AND SUPPORTER OF THE Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. One … Continue reading

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Crown Jewels and Royal Purple

CHAUNCEY C. RIDDLE Chauncey C. Riddle was a professor of philosophy at BYU when this devotional address was given on 8 July 1986. http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=6980 True Crown Jewels Royal weddings and state occasions are top news items in our world. The … Continue reading

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Having A Testimony of the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ

Principles of the Gospel in Practice – Sperry Symposium – 1985 CHAPTER SEVEN Chauncey C. Riddle The purpose of this paper is to describe the nature of a testimony of the restored gospel of Jesus Christ. To have a testimony is … Continue reading

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Feit and Counterfeit

Preliminary draft 8 (CCR) 15 Feb. 1983 (Latest Version. Read at Women’s Conference 17 Feb. 1983) Appendix A I. Introduction I appreciate the opportunity to contrast in this paper the two principal rootstocks onto which are grafted the works of … 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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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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