Author Archives: LDS Scripture Teachings

About LDS Scripture Teachings

I write about ways scripture applies in our lives: LDSScriptureTeachings.org

Is it okay to marry your sister?

A good question! (Genesis 20:12 vs Leviticus 18:11, 20:17) If we assume that the Bible is a perfectly orchestrated book, in the words of some believers, “infallible”, something that is error free, written by the pen of an author who … Continue reading

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The 120 year age limit

Does God limit the years that man can live to 120 years? If so, why do we have these variant textual traditions in the Bible? What is going on? (Genesis 6:3 vs Genesis 9:29, 11:10-26, 23:1, 25:7, 35:28, 47:28) “And … Continue reading

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The Relationship Between Genesis 1-11 and the Liturgy and Layout of Temples

Science and the Book of Genesis by Jeffrey Bradshaw, November 26, 2013 Accessed from: http://ldsmag.com/article-1-13600/ on 8.29.17 There Is a Deep Relationship Between Genesis 1-11 and the Liturgy and Layout of Temples The Latter-day Saints have four basic Creation stories. … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Hope!

We must be careful, as we seek to become more and more godlike, that we do not become discouraged and lose hope. Becoming Christlike is a lifetime pursuit and very often involves growth and change that is slow, almost imperceptible. … Continue reading

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Barbara knew when she would leave mortality

The following story comes to us from Ezra Taft Benson, in his book entitled, “Come Unto Christ”. My wife shared this story with me today and I thought it was inspiring on so many levels! Whether you are talking about … Continue reading

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Heber Kimball and Wilford Woodruff Rebuke Devils in Preston, England

Two LDS apostles, Elder Wilford Woodruff and Elder Heber C. Kimball, record their experiences with evil spirits during the launch of the British Isles Mission. Wilford Woodruff writes: “The very day we entered that house it was filled with evil … Continue reading

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Moroni 10 – Evidentiary Equilibrium

Evidentiary Equilibrium I am amazed at how the Book of Mormon is set up for us. The modern issues that mankind is struggling with (see my happiness post from earlier), concerning pride, racism, and monetary inequality, are all addressed in … Continue reading

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