Priestcraft in our Teaching?

We will first address the importance of continual learning. Then we will reflect on whether we are ever guilty of priestcraft in our teaching, class participation or social media sharing—and what we can do...

The word Evil in the Bible [רַע] Searching the Scriptures Series

We have repeatedly said that it is an error to always translate the same word in the original language to the target translated language. All you have to do is open your English dictionary...

Jehovah is Christ Searching the Scriptures Series

As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we believe that Jehovah is Christ. There are some who are not of our faith who also share in that belief. For instance,...

Elohim: A Name and A Title Searching the Scriptures Series

For us, as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elohim is the name of the Father. Here we will study the use of the word Elohim as a name and...

God will never cease to be God! Searching the Scriptures Series

We will examine the expression, “God would cease to be God” (Alma 42:13b, see also Alma 42:25; Mormon 9:19). May I suggest that these expressions in the Book of Mormon are often misunderstood. There...
The Suffering Servant: Part II

The Suffering Servant: Part V

In this final article on the Suffering Servant, we come to understand that the Father offered His beloved in the flesh for us. ¶ "Yet it pleased the Lord to bruise him; he hath put...

The Prophetic Perfect Searching the Scriptures Series

A few days ago someone asked, “Why is it that at times Book of Mormon prophets speak of future events as if these had already taken place?   This query is just the pretext I...
The Suffering Servant: Part II

The Suffering Servant: Part IV "Who shall declare his generation?"

Find other posts in this series by clicking here In the fourth article in the series on the Suffering Servant, we go with our Divine Redeemer as He, who was perfectly pure, takes upon Himself...
The Suffering Servant: Part II

The Suffering Servant: Part III

Find other posts in this series by clicking here In this, the third article of the series on the Suffering Servant, we can feel the weight of the our Redeemer's sacrifice for us. "He is despised...
The Suffering Servant: Part II

The Suffering Servant: Part II

Find other posts in this series by clicking here In this second article in the series on the Suffering Servant, we move to Isaiah 53, and focus on the vicarious nature of our Redeemer's sacrifice....