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What Are the Biggest Old Testament Archeological Evidences of the Decade? Dead Sea Scrolls,...

Many readers today follow the Bible's archeological evidence as it is uncovered. Excavations in The City of David in Jerusalem, the Ophal site, and underground reveal Old Testament secrets. In this post, I want to...
Why Would Jesus Call Isaiah’s Words Great?

7 Reasons Why Christ Called Isaiah’s Words Great

The LDS Bible Dictionary describes a major theme of the Book of Isaiah: "God requires righteousness of His people, and until they obey Him they will be smitten and scattered by their enemies. But in...
5 Expert's Tips to Understand Isaiah

5 Expert’s Tips to Understand Isaiah

To those faithful followers left in the Land of Bountiful, the Savior commanded "search these things diligently; for great are the words of Isaiah" (3 Nephi 23:1). In that commandment, the Lord implies that understanding...
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What is Isaiah Doing in the Book of Mormon?

In an LDS Perspectives Podcast released November 9, 2016, Laura Hales interviewed Joseph Spencer, author of Vision of All to answer that question. Here are a few excerpts from that interview. "I look at Isaiah,...
Why was Isaiah so important?

Why was Isaiah so important?

Isaiah was a prophet in the Southern Kingdom of Judah. He began his ministry about 740 B.C., several years before the people in the Northern Kingdom of Israel were carried away captive by the Assyrians....
Are there archaeological finds that disprove the Bible - the Dead Sea scrolls?

Do Archaeological Finds Disprove the Bible?

We have found evidences that seemingly contradict Biblical truth but, as you move along in the study of that archaeological pit, they find out, “Oh, wait, wait. It is true.” In other words, they’ll...
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When and Where Was the Book of Isaiah Written?

The Introduction to Isaiah, Old Testament Study Guide for Home-Study Seminary Students (2014) states: "The book of Isaiah was written sometime during the ministry of Isaiah (approximately 740–701 B.C.), during the reigns of Uzziah, Jotham,...
Search Isaiah discusses why Isaiah isn't plain and simple.

Why Isn’t Isaiah Plain and Simple?

Above is pictured the first part of an essay the translators prefixed to the King James Version of their 1611 Bible. In this they defended their work against "criticisms they expected to be brought...
Why read Isaiah

Why Study the Book of Isaiah?

When Jesus came to the Americas after His death and Resurrection, He quoted from the scriptures, but of the words of Isaiah, he said: “A commandment I give unto you that ye search these things diligently; for...

What is Chiasmus Anyway?

Chiasmus is a literary style in which words or concepts are repeated to the reader or hearer, then presented again in reverse order, in order to make a larger point. "The chiasm of scriptural...