Category Archives: Apostasy

Is Balaam a good guy or a bad guy?

Compare Numbers 22-24 and Micah 6:5 to Numbers 31:8, 16; Deuteronomy 23:4-5; Joshua 24:9-10; Nehemiah 13:2, 2 Peter 2:15, Jude 1:11, and Revelation 2:14 Numbers 31:16 (a priestly text) is the only verse in the Old Testament that attributes the … Continue reading

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Revelation 12 – The Woman Flees Into the Wilderness

This excerpt from Mike Wilcox’s book “Who shall be able to stand: Finding personal meaning in the Book of Revelation” is just pure gold. He is a brilliant writer, if you haven’t read anything by him, you need to go … Continue reading

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The Apostasy

Over the years I have put together some material on the Apostasy. I am posting two rough and unfinished papers here for one of my classes that I am teaching right now – Foundations of the Restoration. apostasy-timeline-short-version apostasy-timeline

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Signs of the Times

Signs of the Times “Our loving Heavenly Father and His Son, Jehovah, with a knowledge of the end from the beginning, opened the heavens and a new dispensation to offset the calamities that They knew would come. The Apostle Paul … Continue reading

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Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott help to save Joseph Smith’s life

Dennison L. Harris and Robert Scott: heroic young men The following story about Dennison Lott Harris and Robert Scott comes to us from a book by William Berrett called The Restored Church. To me, this story is miraculous for several … Continue reading

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Dating the Restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood

Dating the Restoration of the Melchizedek Priesthood By Larry C. Porter Accessed from on 11.13.16 Authors’ original spelling has been retained, following standard historical practice. See reasons for spelling variations in “Nineteenth-Century Spelling,” Ensign, Aug. 1975—including uncertain spelling conventions … Continue reading

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Robert Mason’s Vision

Robert Mason tells Wilford he will find the truth   Wilford Woodruff: At an early age my mind began to be exercised upon religious subjects, but I never made a profession of religion until 1830 when I was twenty-three years of … Continue reading

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