Judges “Threatened” by Their Bench Chairs

One of the greatest threats to judges is their own bench chairs.  We judges get very used to our bench chairs. These plush chairs are very comfortable. Since we spend years sitting in the same bench chair, they get to “know” them and their limits.  Occasionally, we go beyond those limits. My "loaner chair" "made … Continue reading Judges “Threatened” by Their Bench Chairs

The Book of Mormon Contains the “Fulness of the Gospel”

As we conclude our year-long study of the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants declares that the Book of Mormon contains “the fulness of the gospel.” (D&C 20:9) How can that be?  The Book of Mormon does not contain many wonderful doctrines, like: Premortal council in heavenDegrees of gloryTemple ordinances for the deadEternal marriage … Continue reading The Book of Mormon Contains the “Fulness of the Gospel”

Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (15): Profound Doctrinal Discourses

Some of the strongest internal evidences of the Book of Mormon’s divinity are the profound doctrinal discourses. Impressive theological discussions  can be found in: Jacob's analysis of the infinite atonement (2 Nephi 9), Christ’s ministry among the Nephites (3 Nephi 11-26), Moroni’s summary of his father’s teachings (Moroni 7), Mormon’s first doctrinal letter to his … Continue reading Book of Mormon Internal Evidence (15): Profound Doctrinal Discourses