Answering G.azelem

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

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Can translated and deceased individuals be born again onto this earth to fulfill a second mortal mission? Part 2

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

A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 5

This is the fifth and final part of my response to a recent article by G.azelem. G.azelem continues his article. Had Joseph and Sidney gone forth in power during the second watch to put all enemies under their feet, that would have included the entire world and nearly all of the Saints. Right now we … Continue reading A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 5

A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 4

Before I begin my analysis of G.azelem’s breakdown of the supposed atonement offerings of Joseph Smith and Sidney Rigdon, I want to state that I believe that it is possible that Joseph Smith’s suffering and death were a sacrifice for the sins of the people to offer a temporal salvation to them. Certainly his statement … Continue reading A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 4

A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 3

This post is the 3rd part of a series analyzing an article by a blogger who goes by the name G.azelem. In this post we will look at the so called "atonement statute" connected with the Day of Atonement contained in Leviticus 16, which is another critical doctrine for the third watch bloggers. G.azelem continues … Continue reading A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 3

A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 2

Before I analyze the next section of G.azalem’s article, I’m going to share a few more thoughts and scriptures on this idea that the D&C is filled with unconditional promises, as this is a critical doctrinal point for the narrative of G.azalem and the other third watch bloggers, as I call them. First of all … Continue reading A Response to “Will The Real Elijah Please Stand Up (redux)” by G.azelem Part 2