As documented in my last post, the scriptures do not allow for evolution. Rather the scriptures unequivocally uphold that the earth and all life thereon was created by God. According to both accounts of the creation found in Moses and Abraham, man was created before the plants and animals. Man was the first flesh upon … Continue reading Creationism vs. Evolution Part 3: What does the scientific evidence say?
The official position of the church today is that the church has no official position for or against the theory of evolution. Additionally, one can find a range of quotes from apostles and other general authorities of the church in regards to the theory of evolution. Some apostles believed in pre-Adamites created through evolution, some … Continue reading Creationism vs. Evolution Part 2: What do the scriptures say?
The theory of evolution is almost universally accepted as the means of creation throughout the secular world. Public schools throughout the country are required by law to teach evolution as the origin of man and all other life on earth. In fact, not only are public schools required by law to teach evolution, they are … Continue reading Creationism vs. Evolution Part 1
The blogger who goes by the name of G.azelem recently wrote an article in response to my series analyzing an article he wrote entitled Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux) His article can be read at the following link: https://themarvelouswork.com/2019/03/31/two-watchmen/ For the purpose of this response I will include the full text of … Continue reading Answering G.azelem
In my first post addressing this question I mentioned that there are a number of people who identify as "Mormons" who believe that previously translated and/or deceased individuals were born a second time onto the earth, or will possibly do so in the future. The most notable among these beliefs is that John the Baptist … Continue reading Can translated and deceased individuals be born again onto this earth to fulfill a second mortal mission? Part 2
One of the truly great gospel scholars in our day was a man by the name of Ogden Kraut. Ogden Kraut wrote many books and pamphlets about gospel topics, particularly about the old, long forgotten, teachings in early Mormonism. Ogden Kraut was a prolific missionary for the church. He was one of the last, if … Continue reading Ogden Kraut: “A Joseph Smith Mormon”
This is a question asked by virtually everyone who has ever read the book. It is clear that the Book of Mormon took place somewhere in the Americas, but the exact location has been a topic of great debate. Some hold that the Book of Mormon took place all throughout North, Central, and South America. … Continue reading Where did the Book of Mormon take place?