What About the Isaiah Problem in the Book of Mormon? Part 2: Controversial Issues...

Nearly all academics, even some in the Church, doubt that Book of Isaiah comes from one prophet and maybe not even from God. They date the last third of the Book of Isaiah to...
Isaiah Idioms - Why Does Isaiah Use Such Strange Expressions?

Why Does Isaiah Use Such Strange Expressions?

Most languages on earth use unique idioms and cultural expressions in both spoken and written speech. English is no exception; King James, who ordered an English translation of the Bible, expected that "the translation use old familiar...

The Isaiah Diet

Recently I have been wondering about Isaiah's family diet; wondering what the Prophetess might prepare for Isaiah and their two sons at mealtimes. Hayes and Miller in A History of Ancient Israel and Judah explained that the diet...
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How Can I Understand Isaiah? Five Ideas to Help You Understand Isaiah

“If, as many suppose, Isaiah ranks with the most difficult of the prophets to understand, his words are also among the most important for us to know and ponder. … “… His prophetic words can and should...
Where was Isaiah born?

Where Was Isaiah Born, and to Whom?

Isaiah was born around 750 years before Christ in Jerusalem. His father was Amoz and Jewish tradition says he was of royal descent, and he may have been a cousin to King Uzziah. This...

Is the Book of Isaiah Historical Fiction? Controversial Issues in Isaiah

The contest of ideas regarding Isaiah as a prophet, seer or historian has plagued the Book of Isaiah's unity and prompted a multiple author theory for well over a hundred years. Few reputable scholars outside...
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Did the Utah Pioneers Fulfill Isaiah’s Prophecies?

July 24th, 1847 is celebrated as the day Mormon pioneers settled the state of Utah after being forced from Nauvoo, Illinois.  However, do you know that there were a series of events from July...

Can We Prove Who Wrote the Book of Isaiah? Part 3: Controversial Issues in...

These days, the answer to this question troubles many Millennials who are members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, but computer assisted word-printing analysis or stylometry may help answer this question....
Where are the Lost Verses of Isaiah?

Where are the Lost Verses of Isaiah?

In his book “Great Are the Words of Isaiah,” (p. 191), Monte Nyman listed a significant addition to Isaiah found on the Plates of Brass: “As Nephi commented on Isaiah 49 in 1 Nephi 22, he quoted or paraphrased three verses...
Easy Pressure Cooker Isaiah Stew Recipe

Easy Instapot Isaiah Stew Recipe

Have you ever wondered what foods were popular in ancient Israel? We know that in Ancient Mesopotamia and in pre-Biblical times onions, celery and carrots were harvested. Spices and herbs including: parsley, sumac, cilantro...