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On the other side of Jordan

Deuteronomy begins with the statement “These be the words which Moses spake unto all Israel on this side Jordan in the wilderness” (Deuteronomy 1:1, KJV) – something that can be confusing to readers. Why does it say “this side Jordan” … Continue reading

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Two World Capitals During the Millennium

The Two World Capitals During the Millennium Isaiah 2:3 And many people shall go and say, Come ye, and let us go up to the mountain of the LORD, to the house of the God of Jacob; and he will teach … Continue reading

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The miracle of the yellow cup

The story of Elizabeth Smart’s abduction at the hands of convicted kidnapper Brian David Mitchell is harrowing. Her book My Story tells her account of these events. In her book, she shares the account of a miracle that is incredible. … Continue reading

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The Messianic Secret

The “Messianic Secret” in Mark – Julie Smith As found in The Gospel according to Mark: New Testament Commentary, Brigham Young University, p. 901-903. There is a most curious aspect to Mark’s Gospel: Jesus frequently tells people to not tell … Continue reading

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The Miracle of the Blue Jeans

The miracle of the blue jeans – Kim Sorensen A few years ago, I found myself frequently in fervent prayer, pleading for blessings for myself and my family, blessings I knew we needed. I knew the blessings I sought were … Continue reading

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Forgiveness

If the Devil Applies for Baptism Some years ago a prominent man was excommunicated from the Church. He, years later, pleaded for baptism. President John Taylor referred the question of his baptism to the apostles, stating [in a letter] that if … Continue reading

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Herod the Great and the Herodian Family Tree

From Lawrence Mykytiuk’s BAR article identifying real New Testament political figures Lawrence Mykytiuk   •  01/10/2019 As found on Bible History Daily In “New Testament Political Figures Confirmed” in the September/October 2017 issue of Biblical Archaeology Review, Purdue University scholar Lawrence Mykytiuk … Continue reading

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