Author Archives: The Joshua Aaron Blog

Does Charity Prevent Sin?

Affection is defined as a gentle feeling of fondness or liking. Love can be defined as an intense feeling of deep affection. Charity is different from these. It is much more useful in our efforts to keep covenants and return home with honor. In the Bible Dictionary, charity is defined as, “The highest, noblest, strongest kind … Read more…

Prepared for Tribulation Part 3

Charity suffereth long, and is kind, and envieth not, and is not puffed up, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil, and rejoiceth not in iniquity but rejoiceth in the truth, beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. . . . charity never faileth. Wherefore, cleave … Read more…

Inspiring Songs about Jesus Christ

This is a playlist I put together that includes what I believe to be some of the very best songs about Jesus and His atonement and our relationship with Him. Enjoy! Jesus is the Savior of the world. He is the way to joy. His resurrection brings life.

Prepared for Tribulation Part 2

In recent decades the Church has largely been spared the terrible misunderstandings and persecutions experienced by the early Saints. It will not always be so. The world is moving away from the Lord faster and farther than ever before. The adversary has been loosed upon the earth. We watch, hear, read, study, and share the … Read more…

29+ LDS Quotes on Modesty

With a long history of teaching members the importance of modesty, the leadership of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has made it clear that modesty is very important. It’s not taught as a temporary cultural necessity. On the contrary. Modesty is taught as an Eternal principle and an attribute of the character of … Read more…

Prepared for Tribulation Part 1

“We must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of God.” – Paul Also read Prepared for Tribulation Part 2 and Prepared for Tribulation Part 3. Introduction This series will be written over the course of the next 8 months. God’s kingdom will be full of people who passed through much tribulation yet kept the faith. … Read more…

Best Studio C Videos – FUNNY!

Here is my playlist of the best Studio C sketches. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do. I love Studio C because they have cracked the code of creating hilariously funny entertainment, but they do so while making most of the content family friendly. Try not to laugh… About Studio C: Studio C is a … Read more…

Modesty Is More Than A Suggestion

Update on 11/29/2016 and 11/30/2016: I’ve received comments that inspire me to write this update. To understand this post, you must fit the following points into your paradigm: There is something that happens between the time a person encounters sexualized imagery and the time that person begins to engage in purposeful thought. The immodesty triggers a chemical/biological sexual … Read more…

Mormon’s Book Part 3

Barring sincere and widespread repentance, America will soon face its most challenging season in its history. For that reason, I’ve felt an urgency to study God’s words to America found in the Book of Mormon, and I’ve felt a desire to share. Also read: Mormon’s Book Part 1 Mormon’s Book Part 2 We’ve already been through a … Read more…

9 Politicized Phrases We Simply Must Stop Saying

Because words have meaning and meaning plays a role in shaping our subconscious. 1. “President of the United States is the leader of the free world.” I get it. America is the best. We started a freedom movement unlike anything the world has ever known, and other nations look to us for leadership. But what … Read more…

This Is How Darrell Castle Can Win

Are you distraught about the two major candidates for president? Can a third party candidate like Darrell Castle (my preferred candidate) or Evan McMullin win the presidency? If no candidate gets 270 electoral votes (the minimum to win the election outright), this happens: The House of Representatives votes to elect the President. Each state delegation will get 1 … Read more…

Still Hoping for a Miracle on Election Day?

What would happen if every American who is deeply concerned about America’s future and can’t stand the thought of either of the top candidates as president decided to fast and pray for their country before the election? Miracles. That why I’m calling for November 6th to be a nation-wide day of fasting, prayer, and repentance. Maybe the miracle is … Read more…

Things As They Really Are

The Lord defines truth as “knowledge of things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come.” (D&C 93:24) I suggest that “things as they are, and as they were, and as they are to come” refers to those things from God’s perspective, not necessarily man’s. I suspect that an incorrect … Read more…

15 Best Christmas Movies For Families

In this post I share 15 of what I believe are among the best family-friendly Christmas movies. When I was young my siblings and I would “sleep” in the same room and stay up late to watch Christmas movies and cartoons on Christmas eve. We’d feed off each other’s excitement all hours of the night.  We learned while young that a good … Read more…

The Second Coming – A Reader’s Thoughts

Dear Joshua, Personal Feelings (Jan 15, 2016): There are so many prophecies referring to the last days and the 2nd Coming of the Messiah that I hesitate to write the following because I am not one of the ‘prophesiers’. I can only write down my feelings, the thoughts that have come to me, my impressions … Read more…