How beneficial is a refrigerator if you have never used one? How beneficial is a temple if you have never been in one?
How beneficial is a tree in autumn if you have never seen one? How beneficial is watermelon if you have never tasted one? They are like the small means mentioned in Alma 37 that caused the Lehites to become slothful. But familiarity does not make a rose any less marvelous. We are surrounded by miracles, drenched in miracles. We need better eyes. Now therefore, behold, the Lord bringeth up upon them the waters of the river, strong and many, even the king of Assyria and all his glory; and he shall come up over all his channels, and go over all his banks.
But with his soft waters, if we are willing, the Lord will daily load us with his benefits. I believe that with all my heart. And those benefits will be wonderful and excellent. These observations came from my meditations on the first name Isaiah assigned to Christ in 2 Nephi Wonderful. I also spent time reflecting on the last name in that verse.
Some of my children spent a great deal of time playing Prince of Persia. Prince of Wales is a title traditionally granted to the heir apparent of the English monarchy. But Jesus is the Prince of Peace! And I have felt that peace in my own life as the Savior promised. I found myself reflecting on the declaration about the Savior in Moses Like you, I have read that phrase often.
It appears seven times in the scriptures. This is reality.
Mercy and veracity are not appendages to his character. They are his character. They are not found in his little finger or his elbow or in a corner of his heart. He is full of them.
There is no part of him that does not express his grace and truth. This is another reason why we regard his works as wonderful and excellent.
I am a husband, a father, a grandfather, and a teacher, and I am more or less full of these things. But I am also a reader and a writer.
For to us a child is born, to us a son is given; and the government shall be upon his shoulder, and his name shall be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God. "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The.
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No one has ever approached perfection as did Jesus Christ. Collette Nesbit on November 18, at am. Thank God, Jesus is all of them and even more! Paul is talking about their bodies being asleep. We know him to be all; Wonderful, Counselor and a Wonderful Counselor.
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