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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...

I will walk among you, and will be your God

A most sublime Scripture is: “And I will walk among you, and will be your God, and ye shall be my people” (Leviticus 26:12), or in Hebrew, וְהִתְהַלַּכְתִּי֙ בְּת֣וֹכְכֶ֔ם וְהָיִ֥יתִי לָכֶ֖ם לֵֽאלֹהִ֑ים וְאַתֶּ֖ם תִּהְיוּ־לִ֥י לְעָֽם.

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...
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Isaiah 29:9-16

The coming forth of the Book of Mormon and establishment of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the marvelous work and a wonder in Isaiah 29 verses 9–16.As members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, we certainly understand this verse to be associated with Scripture, and more specifically, the coming forth of the Book of Mormon, which was written for the “convincing of both Jew and Gentile that Jesus is the Christ.”

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...

Isaiah 29: Part I

President Russell M. Nelson has asked that we especially study those portions of the Bible that testify of the Book of Mormon. In this series we will study Isaiah 29, one of the most...

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,...

King James Version: Not Obsolete Searching the Scriptures Series

In 1992 the First Presidency released this statement in support of the King James Version: “Since the days of the Prophet Joseph Smith, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has used the...

Before they call, I will answer Searching the Scriptures Series

“And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I will answer; and while they are yet speaking, I will hear” (Isaiah 65:24) “And it shall come to pass, that before they call, I...

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...