Today I talk about another email that I sent to the Stake President and Bishop. Will add sources soon:
Even Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa-3-4-june-1831/2 1834 Priesthood http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/history-1834-1836/51 The Original Section 27 (Chapter 28) that was in the Book of Commandments can be found here which only contains 7 verses: http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/book-of-commandments-1833/64#XC64B36C6-746C-4026-A852-105AA3C7C262
Today a share a couple stories from an Ohio newspaper from 1834 and 1835 regarding Angels at Baptisms and Preachers walking on water. http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p16007coll32/id/351/rec/6 http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p16007coll32/id/39/rec/1 This was released in July 2018 but didn’t get updated to MHP specific page.
What is a Testimony? When does a Testify become a Lie? Today we talk about scenarios in which the Testimony was changed or only parts of it were included. Can we historically say that we have been honest? Resources: -Joseph Smith was ordained to the High Priesthood by Lyman Wight 1831 http://www.josephsmithpapers.org/paper-summary/minutes-circa-3-4-june-1831/2 -Original Story about “John […]
Today I talk about Historical events surrounding the current Section 89 in the Doctrine and Covenants called the Word of Wisdom. Sources: Oliver Cowdery Journal: https://eadview.lds.org/findingaid/MS%203429 (Journal Page 5) Chastised for not blessing: A President of the Elders’ Quorum, old father Baker, was called upon to visit a very sick woman, a sister in the […]
Today, I discuss how some people feel the Church holds families hostage. I share a couple of Historical stories that show where the Church itself has caused the hostage situation. I also talk about Women in the church. Resources for this episode: Jedediah Grant “Joseph ask for your Wife” Letter from James Glover to his […]