Monthly Archives: July 2008

Oh Say, What Is Truth?

What is Truth? I hope this will help shed some light.  The living prophets of this dispensation have spoken the word of the Lord. From the “Teachings of Ezra Taft Benson” (pgs. 115-121): Truth is a glorious thing. We sing about it. “Oh say, what is truth?/’Tis the fairest gem/That the riches of worlds can […]

Hugh Nibley: The Faith of an Observer

If you have not been able to tell, one of my top role models and mentors is Dr. Hugh Winder Nibley, former BYU professor and highly esteemed LDS scholar.  He was and is still considered the foremost LDS scholar and apologist of this century, and perhaps of all time.  And he was a genius.  Once […]

Keys of Authority in the Book of Mormon

Note:  This is a comment I made on my last post, but I thought it was pertinent enough to make it into a post of itself. The concept of “keys” is not absent from the Book of Mormon. Whenever God has chosen to give authority to man to perform ordinances in His name, it has […]

The One True Church

It seems to me that there is an undercurrent among the more liberal “new order” Mormon bloggers in the Bloggernacle lately that try to refute or dilute the concept that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the “one true church.” While I do believe that there is much truth that is found […]

Is slowing down?

You may have wondered where I’ve been lately.  I haven’t posted any substantial posts over the last few days.  But, no need to worry.  I have assigned myself a fairly large side project that I believe will be of worth to researchers, historians, students, and anyone wanting to learn more about the prophet Joseph Smith, […]

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