The plan is for us to seek our way from simplicity through complexity, by study and by faith, until we arrive at the simplicity on the other side of complexity.
As we leave BYU, we have the opportunity to not only choose what we will do but who we will become.
In this life we know only in part, and in fact the more I learn, the more I see that I do not know. But I also believe that God knows us completely, that in our uncertainty we can accept God’s love for us as certain and constant.
We must be grounded on the rock of revelation, and although we may not know the answer to every question, we must know the answers to the primary questions. And if we do, the gates of hell shall not prevail against us and we will stand forever.
Questions—particularly questions that arise about the gospel—can be especially trying. Questions are inherently born of uncertainty, and we as humans are vehemently opposed to uncertainty. We dislike the feeling of not knowing because we feel vulnerable. Yet this vulnerability can actually be a sacred space.
Michael Wesch discusses the intersection of two knowledge machines—universities and the internet—and how without questions, students cannot learn.
Campbell B. Gray explains how the humble and careful interpretation of artwork can also open our hearts and minds to the Spirit.
One of the key ways that we learn—not only here at BYU but throughout life—is by asking questions.
Our conduct and our way of life cannot be separated from our doctrine, for what we believe empowers and directs what we do.
Taking time to ask the right questions in prayer rather than enforcing our personal wants improves our ability to learn by the Spirit and do God’s will.
Great minds conceive great questions—questions that spark imagination, questions that stimulate discovery, and questions that provoke more questions. Ignorance cannot last long when accompanied by investigation and inquiry.
Elder Perry answers questions from students about living the gospel. His overarching counsel is to choose to serve the Lord above all else.
Discovering your mission in life is a daunting, but not impossible task. If you trust Him and have the courage to act, God will guide and shape your life.
Elder McConkie testifies that the revelation extending priesthood blessings to those of all nations and races is divine and that "all are alike unto God."
Learn how authors of anti-Mormon materials use specific strategies to convince readers of their trustworthiness, knowledge, and lack of bias.
In our quest for answers, says Elder Richard L. Evans, let us not lose the patience to wait for the right ones from the Spirit that leads to truth.