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"In proportion to the exercise of our faith do we receive information"

—Lorenzo Snow

Topic: Conversion

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    A Tribute to Gospel Teachers


    meetings, firesides, and family hour. But there were also dinner-table conversations, rides in the car, ... with a highlighter in his mouth and a book on his chest. I hear him asking questions in casual conversation. “Dennis, ...

    From RE 7, no. 2 (2006) of The Religious Educator

    Chapter 2: The Restored Gospel Comes to Iceland


    and Conversion to Mormonism Guðmundur relates that the following year he worked as journeyman goldsmith, ... excitement and led to the conversion of several. The missionaries’ first converts were Benedikt Hansson ... As a result of the missionaries’ preaching and these conversions, they were summoned to appear before ...

    From Fire on Ice: The Story of Icelandic Latter-day Saints at Home and Abroad

    Religious Experience


    of these experiences is often oral (as in testimony meetings, classes, conversations), many are also preserved ...             At the core of a Latter-day Saint’s life is conversion to the gospel. First impressions are often ... is desired above all else. Classic examples of this are found in the conversions of Alma (Mosiah 27; Alma 36) ...

    From A Latter-day Saint Compass

    The Myth of Coverage


    or in the term. As one who has not only listened to those conversations but also participated in them, I have ... or information we know; instead, it is to assist in their conversion to the gospel. “What we are being asked ... and that outcome is the conversion of our students. Therefore, the challenge and the opportunity that is ours ...

    From Volume 12 Number 1, 2011 of The Religious Educator

    10. The Kingdom of God: God's Vision for Society in the Sermon on the Mount


    and the profound changes that covenant and conversion wrought upon the Nephites and their society. We can develop ... of the kingdom of God to include our spiritual conversion and addressing the temporal needs of others is clearly ... to these narrative passages which illustrate the ordered relationship of conversion and meeting the needs of others, ...

    From The Sermon on the Mount in Latter-day Scripture: The 39th Annual BYU Sidney B. Sperry Symposium

    Helping Students Ask Questions


    what issues may trouble them. If necessary, ask a sample question to initiate a conversation. Ammon, ... for the conversion of thousands of Lamanites. Alma the Younger used this same principle to teach his wayward son, Corianton. Although we do not get to read both sides of the conversation, it is clear that Alma discerned ...

    From Volume 9 Number 3, 2008 of The Religious Educator

    15. From Radio to the Internet: Church Use of Electronic Media in the Twentieth Century


    culture, and to use popular forms of communication to reach the widest possible audience.” [7] Conversely ... and a transponder were, how far above the earth they would orbit, that they worked through the conversion ... There are conversations going on about the Church constantly. Those conversations will continue whether or not we choose ...

    From A Firm Foundation

    2. Chiasmus in the Book of Mormon


    of his conversion. Contrary to what one might be led to believe from Alma’s earlier account of his conversion (Mosiah 27:10–31), the supernatural events associated with his conversion were not of primary ... that Alma’s conversion centered instead upon a spiritual confrontation in which Alma turned to Jesus Christ ...

    From Book of Mormon Authorship: New Light on Ancient Origins

    "Look! And I Looked": Lessons in Learning and Teaching from Nephi's Vision


    begins the conversation by asking, “What desirest thou?” (1 Nephi 11:2). In other words, the teacher began the conversation by essentially asking, “What do you want to learn?” This question allowed Nephi ... a teacher for long. An angel appears to him and begins the longest one-on-one conversation in the Book ...

    From Volume 13 Number 2, 2012 of The Religious Educator

    Chapter 11: The Influence of Three Agents of Religious Socialization: Family, Church, and Peers


    re-socialization. The world is built up in the consciousness of the individual by conversation with significant ... conversation. “If such conversation is disrupted (the spouse dies, the friends disappear, or one comes to leave ... The subjective reality of the world hangs on the thin thread of conversation.” (Berger, 1967: 17.) ...

    From The Religion and Family Connection: Social Science Perspectives