Finally, it is our turn to be on earth

My daughter-in-law, Terry, told me of a special experience before her youngest child, Grant, was born. It was a spiritual impression that her mother shared, regarding a final interview between her own father, Cecil...

Our Eternal Abode Depends on the Decisions we Make in Mortality

Exegetes have suggested that Shebna was King Hezekiah's majordomo and treasurer (see especially Isaiah 22:15–19, quoted below). Shebna was one of the “bad boys” of the Bible and the Lord set him...
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The positive contributions of interlinear Bibles

As a student of Biblical Hebrew, I have been censured for asking for recommendations on what I call the absurdly literal translations of the Bible, or its twin sister, Biblical Hebrew interlinears....

Isaiah 29:17—24

This is the fourth and final installment on Isaiah 29, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, comprising of verses 17–24.(Read Part I: Isaiah 29; Part II: Isaiah 29:1-8; and Part III: Isaiah...

Isaiah 29:1-8

This is Part II of the series. Ok, so this is not your one-minute version of Isaiah, even though I have abridged it. But I hope you will rejoice as you join...

A Nail in a Sure Place

We will here briefly look at three verses from Isaiah 22. Isaiah 22:23. “And I will fasten him a nail in a sure place; and he shall be for...
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Robert Kay: Unsealing the Knowledge of the Fathers

Using his background in Judaism, Robert Kay unlocks the knowledge of the fathers in the Book of Mormon

Biblical Criticism & Isaiah in the Book of Mormon

I do not like the expression Biblical Criticism as it may appear as an attack on sorts on the Bible, so I prefer the expression Biblical Text Evaluation. We will here introduce the topic of...

Here am I, send me: Covenants we made in the pre-existence

When we hear the words, “Here am I, send me” we think of our Redeemer, as He volunteered to be our expiator (Abraham 3:27). How sublime. How tender. How terrible the price...

The bricks are fallen down, but we will build with hewn stones

Because I wrote Isaiah Testifies of Christ over a twenty-year period, I began to incorporate my personal journal into the exegetical explanations. One such example had to do with the September 11,...