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
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”
Curt Porritt wrote some incredible papers on gospel topics. Curt passed away recently. I didn't know him other than through his papers and through one email exchange. From his papers, it is clear that he loved the gospel and was an avid student of the scriptures and teachings of the general authorities of the church. … Continue reading Gospel Papers by Curtis R. Porritt
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
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