Today we talk about the importance of the historicity of the Book of Mormon and whether or not it is difficult to make up scriptures.
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
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 […]