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Ted L. Gibbons

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2014-09-02

When the time comes to do the right thing, we must not consult the consequences before we consult our consciences and our coven...

2014-08-27

The Lord has not offered us the luxury of conditional covenants. We make them without any exceptions. Do it, the Lord says. ...

2014-07-31

Does the Lord ever fashion events in and around our lives to make us humble and teachable? How do we usually respond to such d...

2014-07-18

Prophets, other leaders, and scriptures hang signs much like the ones we saw in Syria, on fences near the minefields of mortali...

2014-07-16

Nephi uses two words to describe those who do what missionaries do. They are both “B” words, and they carry a great deal o...

2014-07-02

It was more than the danger of death that caused Nephi and his followers to depart. The Lamanites had been cursed. Their cursin...

2014-05-19

A story from the life of Abraham Lincoln teaches an important lesson about our anxieties for the future. ...

2014-03-20

On very thin pages, thick with meaning, are some almost hidden scriptures....

2014-02-19

The story of Jonah, that reluctant and misguided Old Testament missionary, teaches wonderful lessons about what the Lord expect...

2014-02-12

The Holy Scriptures all make reference to the voice of Christ. And He has a voice....

2014-01-29

I think we must be wary about what we want, because we will probably get it. A well-known proverb reminds us that “If we do...

2014-01-09

Amazing things happen when people live in the fear of God. This fear is not the terror that we so often associate with this kin...

2013-12-18

I trusted Brock to remodel the house. He had a temple recommend, had served a mission and we paid him in full, in advance....

2013-12-16

Wonderful isn't the latest sale or a pile of presents....

2013-12-04

The descriptions of Paul as a missionary are not as dramatic as those of Ammon and his brethren, but I believe they teach a bet...

2013-11-20

This parable illustrates the importance of taking the words of the prophets seriously. ...

2013-11-06

Pray always, the Lord said, over and over again. That commandment is the central message of one of the Savior’s most remarka...

2013-10-30

Unless we receive revelation, we will never be able to discern by appearances alone those who will accept the Gospel of Jesus C...

2013-10-22

When the task before us seems impossible--when we're continually falling short--We can reflect again on Christ's longing to str...

2013-10-14

Unstable as water or steadfast and immovable? What kind of person do you choose to be?...

2013-10-09

Post Conference question: How is my life different after listening to the prophets?...

2013-09-17

Paul testified of the Lord no matter how hostile the environment, and we can too....

2013-09-09

The Apostle Paul, was a missionary whose testimony thundered across the ancient world, changing people wherever he went. What ...

2013-08-20

"Be of good cheer," the Lord constantly tells us, but how are we to do that?...

2013-08-05

I desperately needed this interview with Spencer W. Kimball....

2013-07-19

The women of God, even in their excellence, are not asked by God to do all the same things men are assigned to do. Among their...

2013-07-08

As often as not, those he served never knew he had come or gone....

2013-07-02

I wondered why son always said "Bless the bishop" first in his childlike prayers. Then I knew....

2013-06-19

Rounds of ammunition were being fired over his head as he crawled through the muck--thinking about how dirty he was getting....

2013-06-06

We are [adults] now, not children, and we are expected to pray with maturity. The words most often used to describe urgent, pra...

2013-06-04

If you start naming your children according to the alphabet, do you have to finish?...

2013-05-22

If you do not keep a journal, the past crumbles behind your feet....

2013-05-07

My mother was probably a lot like yours. She loved people, and she went about doing good. In fact, she lived a life devoted t...

2013-04-24

It is a marvelous blessing to live in this day—a brighter day—when “clouds of error disappear,” and the light of reveal...

2013-04-10

We had small children and thought they might learn to love a dog. But no dog ever made more noise in less time than this one d...

2013-03-27

I have been reflecting on the messages of 2 Nephi 2 and trying to understand what Lehi wanted to say to me. I am certain that L...

2013-03-13

It was the summer of 1973, my wife, baby and I drove across the sweltering Arizona desert, in search of a new future, when the ...

2013-03-05

God has always invited—and frequently commanded—his children to offer sacrifices. He commanded firstlings, but Cain brough...

2013-02-27

When Heber J. Grant expressed an interest in learning to sing, a professor replied, "Yes, you can learn to sing, but I would li...

2013-02-19

Samson was under a vow to be consecrated, separated, and holy. Keeping that covenant became more difficult for him than any fe...

2013-02-13

Pilate knew that Jesus was not just another Galilean trouble-maker, and when he offered to allow the Jews to make the sepulcher...

2013-01-30

Is there a soul with eyes and a heart that could pass by such splendor with indifference? Do not all God's children have a divi...

2013-01-22

We must, like Nehemiah, labor to build and then to strengthen the walls of our obedience and righteousness, and resist the effo...

2013-01-09

Christ washed the feet of Judas, knowing that just hours later he would betray him. This lesson in forgiveness and other five o...

2012-12-12

The Savior taught often about the dangers that come from a love of money. My wife, with her hope in Christ, loves to use our re...

2012-11-28

A closer look and reminder as to why we partake of the offering of the sacrament each week. ...

2012-11-07

As I reflected on General Conference and the opportunities provided for us to take our bearings and to ascertain where we are s...

2012-10-03

In Mark 5, we learn about the woman with the issue of blood began to bleed and a baby girl. Several years later, their lives a...

2012-09-26

I volunteered to hold babysit my granddaughter while her mother was gone. She lay peacefully in my right arm and we watched a ...

2012-09-19

I loved to read to the children. I tried to present the stories with appropriate voices and entertaining animations while we l...

2012-09-12

The phrase “if only” may be compelling evidence of a lack of faith. ...