Category Archives: Atonement

Dating the death of Jesus Christ

In December 2010, BYU Studies published a study by Jeffrey R. Chadwick entitled “Dating the Birth of Jesus Christ.” It presented historical and scriptural evidence showing that Jesus was not born in April of 1 BC, as popular Latter-day Saint … Continue reading

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How did the Atonement work for people who lived before it actually happened?

How could the gospel be in effect before the Savior actually performed the Atonement? In Mosiah, we read the following from King Benjamin: And the Lord God hath sent his holy prophets among all the children of men, to declare … Continue reading

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The Unpardonable Sin – Joseph Smith

The Unpardonable Sin – Joseph Smith I have a declaration to make in relation to the provisions which God made for every creature from before the foundation of the world to suit the conditions of man. What has Jesus said? … Continue reading

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Numbers 16

The story of Korah and his friends is one of many examples in the first 5 books of Moses that deals with rebellion. I really like the following quote that relates to this: Weakness versus Rebellion The joyful news for … Continue reading

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The Atonement of Jesus Christ

The Atonement of Jesus Christ A. God governs the universe by law. 1. To bring about his eternal purposes, God instituted laws to govern his children (see D&C 130:20–21; 132:5; 2 Nephi 2:13). 2. Sin is the willful breaking of … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

            When the resurrected Lord appeared to His Apostles, He helped them understand that He had a body of flesh and bones. He said, “Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: … Continue reading

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Orson Hyde returns

Summer 1838, Orson returned from serving as a missionary in England to Far West, Missouri just as trouble began. Orson was very ill and exhausted. Unable to get out, friends called on him and filled his ears with news of … Continue reading

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