Upon the Mountain — Introduction Addenda (Part 1 of 4)

Awaking this morning, it was made clear that there were some things of import missing from the prior post. On July 24th and 25th, we received some singular revelations. This was in consequence of offering the prayer on July 23 to ask for a little more time, for which the parallels to the servant pleading > > Read More …

Upon the Mountain — Introduction (Part 1 of 4)

If you have been following this blog, you know that Joy and I have been praying regularly to be shown our false beliefs (unbeliefs) and false traditions. We have been less diligent than we should have been in studying and preparing ourselves. It appears that the Lord is done waiting for us. Over the last > > Read More …

Oh God (4.1) — Calling on the Name of the Lord

Note: this probably wouldn’t have been posted at this point had it not been for Laura’s comment to Oh God (4) — Praying to Jesus? Calling on the Name of the Lord As we were further discussing this yesterday evening during out study time, it was curious to read the following scriptures: And Adam knew his > > Read More …

Oh God…. (3)

Follow-on to Oh God and Oh God (2) No ontology is perfect, some are useful. This still fluid (open for improvement). Clearly needs comment/feedback/critique…. Stepping back very briefly to say the obvious, we Mormons have been taught to pray this way: Address Heavenly Father Thank Him for our blessings Ask Him for the things we > > Read More …

Oh God…. (2)

We ended the last post thus: …If we presume that Heavenly Father wants us to initiate (spiritual) “age appropriate” dialogue… what does that sound like? How do we develop this kind of rapport? After all, virtually all prayers we hear within in the LDS tent are stuck within the confines of the four steps. As > > Read More …

Oh God….

Where to begin. Perhaps at the end. Heavenly Father has taught me that my understanding of prayer is wanting. Yes, even that. Oy Oy Oy. Rewinding a bit, yesterday I taught lesson 37 “Jesus Christ Teaches the Nephites to Pray” based primarily upon the text in 3 Nephi chapters 8 and 9. For context, we > > Read More …