WE LIVE BY DYING

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "As unknown, and yet well known; as dying, and, behold, we live; as chastened, and not killed;" (2 Corinthians 6:9). I've seen a bed of asters last summer, that spread across my neighbour's garden. Oh, how gaily they bloomed. They were planted late. On the sides were yet fresh blossoming …

VIRTUES OF KNIGHTHOOD (Part twenty-three)

Virtue 17: Purity LOVE, who may dwell in your sanctuary? Who may live on your holy hill? He whose walk is blameless and who does what is righteous, who speaks the truth from his heart and has no slander on his tongue, who does his neighbor no wrong and casts no slur on his fellowman, …

MELCHIZEDEK PRIESTHOOD

Melchizedek Priesthood   Through the authority of the Melchizedek Priesthood, Church leaders guide the Church and direct the preaching of the gospel throughout the world. In the ordinances of the Melchizedek Priesthood, “the power of godliness is manifest”. This greater priesthood was given to Adam and has been on the earth whenever the Lord has …

SOME THROUGH THE FIRE

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "So the Lord blessed the latter end of Job more than his beginning: for he had fourteen thousand sheep, and six thousand camels, and a thousand yoke of oxen, and a thousand she asses." (Job 42:12). Through his griefs, Job came to his heritage. He was tried that his godliness might be …

VIRTUES OF KNIGHTHOOD (Part twenty-two)

Virtue 16: Truth I have chosen the way of truth; I have set my heart on your laws. I hold fast to your statutes, O LOVE. Do not let me be put to shame. I run in the path of your commands, for you have set my heart free. —Psalm 119:30-32 Test me, O LOVE, …

WAITING QUIETLY

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "And so, after he had patiently endured, he obtained the promise." (Hebrews 6:15). Abraham was long tried, but he was richly rewarded. The Lord tried him by delaying to fulfil His promise. Satan tried him by temptation; men tried him by jealousy, distrust, and opposition; Sarah tried him by her …

VIRTUES OF KNIGHTHOOD (Part twenty-one)

Virtue 15: Loyalty If anyone comes to me and does not hate his father and mother, his wife and children, his brothers and sisters—yes, even his own life—he cannot be my disciple. And anyone who does not carry his cross and follow me cannot be my disciple. —Luke 14:26-27 Perhaps the clearest way to define …

VIRTUES OF KNIGHTHOOD (Part twenty)

Virtue 14: Compassion Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy. —Proverbs 31:8-9 Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you. —Ephesians 4:32 Having …

VIRTUES OF KNIGHTHOOD (Part nineteen)

Virtue 13: Sacrifice Then Jesus said to his disciples, “If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross and follow me. For whoever wants to save his life will lose it, but whoever loses his life for me will find it.” What good will it be for a man …

WAITING IN SILENCE

HH Sir Godfrey Gregg D.Div "After they were come to Mysia, they assayed to go into Bithynia: but the Spirit suffered them not." (Acts 16:7). Have you ever found yourself doing a service and you had to wait and at times you cannot perform? Have you considered it a hindrance? I have good news for you …