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Doug Tales 50: Who Are You Going to Listen To?

Doug Mendenhall argues that truth grounded in personal experience triumphs over theory, philosophy and conjecture every time in I See…Awake! (2015), pp. 26-27. Experiential truth is often the opposite of the credentials, pedigree, background, position, wealth, and appearances… Read More

Will Ye Hear?

A volunteer recorded one of Doug Mendenhall’s books, Conquering Spiritual Evil, Volume One (2012), during the year 2021, and the audio files are now available free of charge from this website. Go to “Audio” and click on a… Read More

Doug Tales 49: What Joseph Smith Said and Did, Part Three

Doug Mendenhall explores Joseph Smith’s teachings about angels of light and angels of darkness in Conquering Spiritual Evil, Volume One (2012), on pages 37-40: It appears that the adversary and his minions have their own bounds, limits, and… Read More

Doug Tales 48: What Joseph Smith Said and Did, Part Two

The prophet Joseph Smith said he encountered spiritual darkness before he saw God in his First Vision. Everyone who wants to receive the Second Comforter in this life will be required to also conquer the corresponding spiritual evil…. Read More

Doug Tales 47: I Will Ask

Nephi asked his brothers, “Have ye inquired of the Lord?” Some who heard Doug Mendenhall share about his daughter’s near-death experience and other things also prayed for their own witness from God, while others did not take that… Read More

Doug Tales 46: Doug as an Empath, Part Three

What do you “see” when you look at other people? Can you “see” others with different eyes by being filled with God’s love? Doug Mendenhall met a young man at a hospital, whose “skin on his arms and… Read More

Doug Tales 45: Doug as an Empath, Part Two

An empath is able to sense, perceive and literally feel the emotions of other people. Doug Mendenhall became an empath for a short while during the time his youngest daughter was in the hospital in 1999. A friend… Read More

Doug Tales 44: Doug as an Empath, Part One

In November 1999, while dealing with his daughter’s recovery from a coma and near-death experience, Doug Mendenhall was given briefly the spiritual gift of personally feeling the emotions of others. He felt even more God’s love for himself,… Read More

Doug Tales 43: Binding Demons, Part Two

After Doug Mendenhall wrote about “binding demons” on this blog, he was asked about similar language printed in “Appendix A” of his book I See…Awake! (2015), on pages 311-312. That appendix includes a “release statement or prayer” which… Read More

Doug Tales 42: Binding Demons, Part One

Five months after beginning this blog, Doug Mendenhall met a man who suffered the consequences of others purposely binding demons to his ancestors. Doug wrote about the experience, and things he learned from it, as part of his… Read More