"Sunday Sermon" Last year, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints emphasized studying the Old Testament. This year, the Church is emphasizing in-depth study of the New Testament. New Testament: The Most Important Book of Scripture The New Testament is the most important canon of scripture because it contains the entire mortal ministry of … Continue reading New Testament: Introduction and Overview
The Great Apostasy – Local Bishops Replaced the Twelve Apostles
"Sunday Sermon" The Bible Forewarned of a Great Apostasy from Christ’s Church Following the death of Jesus and His twelve apostles, the church of Christ was lost from the earth through apostasy. This was foretold and identified in the Bible. (See: Isa. 24:1, 3, 5 -6; Amos 8:11-12; Matt 24:4-5, 10-13, 23-24; Matt 7:15; Acts … Continue reading The Great Apostasy – Local Bishops Replaced the Twelve Apostles
Was Zion’s Camp a Failure?
The saints in Jackson County, Missouri, experienced severe persecution in 1833. They were driven from their homes and forced across the Missouri River into Clay County. Joseph Smith received assurances from the Governor that if the saints raised an army to help the Missouri militias, the saints would be restored to their land. Based on … Continue reading Was Zion’s Camp a Failure?
LDS Missionary “Seals” a Large City to “Damnation” After Preaching Just One Day
Background: Mission of the Twelve to Britain In July 1838, the Prophet Joseph Smith received a revelation calling the Twelve Apostles to serve a mission together in Britain. (D&C 118) They were to gather and leave from Far West, Missouri on April 26, 1839. Those who accepted the call included: Brigham Young, Heber C. Kimball, … Continue reading LDS Missionary “Seals” a Large City to “Damnation” After Preaching Just One Day
Raised from the Dead: Lorenzo Snow and Ella Jensen
The Miracle of Raising the Dead The miracle of raising the dead is one of the most exceptional and sacred miracles. During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead, including, the daughter of Jairus (Mark 5: 22-42), the widow’s son in Nain (Luke 7: 11-17), and Lazarus (John 11: 1-46). Of course, … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Lorenzo Snow and Ella Jensen
Raised from the Dead: Wilford and Phoebe Woodruff
The miracle of raising the dead is one of the rarest and sacred miracles. During his mortal ministry Jesus raised several people from the dead. Of course, these miracles foreshadowed the greatest miracle of the universal resurrection. Christ also promised that his prophets and apostles would also have the power to raise the dead. Here … Continue reading Raised from the Dead: Wilford and Phoebe Woodruff
Christ’s Church is Built Upon the Foundation of Twelve Apostles
Christ's church is founded on Twelve Apostles Jesus Christ organized an official church when he lived among men. The church had a formal structure, and was built upon the “foundation” of twelve apostles. (Eph. 2:19-20) To his twelve apostles, Jesus said, “Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that … Continue reading Christ’s Church is Built Upon the Foundation of Twelve Apostles