Speaker: Robert A. Rees

A Quest For Holiness A Devotional

A quest for holiness is one of the more challenging dimensions of discipleship. Holiness is not something God can give but rather something we must desire and then pursue through conscious effort and unconscious yearning. Because holiness requires an ultimate commitment and a total surrender, few achieve it—or, achieving it, are able to sustain it. …

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Misreading Scripture The Abrahamic Sacrifice Reconsidered

Abraham’s attempted sacrifice of his son, Isaac, is often seen as the great paradigm for absolute faith and unquestioning obedience. Blind obedience has become the ultimate obedience—whether it is women acquiescing to polygamy, blacks accepting priesthood limitations, gays practicing celibacy, and, most recently, LDS Church members accepting the official account of the Church’s policy change …

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Devotional Glory

Glory is a central concept in Mormon theology. Latter-day Saints speak of God’s glory, of the glory it is possible for us to experience in mortality, and of the “degrees of glory” that will define our eternal existence. This devotional explores the nature, meaning, and dimensions of this supreme experience and state. It includes portrayals …

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