Sometimes we Mormons feel like we have all the answers and are just retreading the same old path.  (Or at least descriptions of all the answers.  “Prayer” and “study the scriptures” aren’t answers, they are just words.  Actual prayer and actual scripture study are answers.)

If so, we are only half right.  We may be retreading the same old path.  But that is not all the path there is.  If we prayed and study the scriptures, we would soon find ourselves beyond the fields we know.

Glory, for instance, is never defined in the scriptures, but it is a central concept.

Or Mosiah 15 on the identity and inter-identity of the Father and the Son.  There are explanations of what that chapter is about that make sense and bear good fruit, but there are no complete explanations.

Or Christ as the Logos, the Word.  For instance, there is this from Moses 1:

And by the word of my power, have I created [numberless earths and numberless inhabitants], which is mine Only Begotten Son, who is full of grace and truth.

We don’t realize its a deeply strange thing to say only because we are used to it.  What does it mean?  Again, I have seen some deeply interesting thoughts–but they have all only been forays into the territory.


Or there is this, still from Moses 1:

And God spake unto Moses, saying: Behold, I am the Lord God Almighty, and Endless is my name; for I am without beginning of days or end of years; and is not this endless?

Eternity and endlessness are hard enough concepts to understand when taken plain.  But passages like this indicate they should not always be taken plain.

There is always something more to learn:

there is no end to my works, neither to my words.

(Which takes on even more meaning if we remember that the Word is Christ.)

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