In first Nephi chapter one verse one of the Book of Mormon, Nephi begins by saying “…therefore I make a record of my proceedings in my days”. The very first verse in the Book of Mormon makes reference to record-keeping. Later on, Nephi makes two sets of records with an important distinction between the two.
Author: Steve Reed
The Book of Mormon and early history of the LDS Church speak of two sacred stones known as “interpreters” or a “Urim and Thummim”. What were they, what secrets were they meant to reveal and why?
There is a simple but powerful method that I find myself using more and more for studying the doctrines of the gospel and I would like to share it with you.
I found this list of quotes years ago that includes many statements by very prominent, very intelligent people speaking of items relating to scientific advancement that will never work or never happen. It’s quite humorous, but it says a lot I think about how much we have to learn in the future.
In this final part of a four part series we will look into how the Abrahamic covenant will be fulfilled to all the families of the earth.
We return to Christ’s ministry among the remnant of the House of Joseph upon the American continent in 34 AD. Jesus reveals the sign that will accompany the commencement of the fulfilling of the covenant.
In Part 1, the Abrahamic covenant was outlined and the issues regarding its fulfillment were presented. Next will be the exploration of Book of Mormon verses concerning this fulfillment.
God made a covenant with Abraham, to Issac, to Jacob and to all of Israel and these covenants extend to all who follow Jesus Christ. When will this covenant be fulfilled? The Book of Mormon holds the keys.
Which was larger, the Brass Plates that the Nephites possessed or the Old Testament that we currently have in our possession today?
The number 8 occurs many times in scripture under different contexts, it’s interesting to see these occurrences and think about their meaning.
The purpose of this research is to take a look at New Testament scriptures for insights or evidence into the structure of the Godhead.
We usually think of the word ‘covenant’ as simply meaning ‘a promise’ or ‘a promise between two people’, but a deeper study of the word reveals that there is much more happening when we speak of covenants and their implications.
A talk given at a meeting of the Genealogical Society of Utah at the Assembly Hall in Salt Lake on October 12, 1920. By far one of my favorite talks on the temple. The whole thing is great, but the last third is really priceless information.
It is generally agreed that the most important single function of government is to secure the rights and freedoms of individual citizens. But, what are those right? And what is their source?
Ezra Taft Benson in this 6 April 1972 conference address says its not a conspiracy theory, but a conspiracy fact. He also endorses the book None Dare Call It Conspiracy, by Gary Allen.
Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to be cornerstones of the obesity epidemic through their effects on insulin.