Category Archives: Student questions

Miracles

Why Miracles Are Necessary For The Salvation of Man Years ago I had the opportunity to meet and to learn from Robert J. Matthews. He has since passed away, but his teachings have helped me to better understand Jesus Christ … Continue reading

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Is Cain Bigfoot?

  Is Cain Bigfoot? This is something I remember hearing as a kid in California long ago, and thinking, “This is a thing? Who comes up with this? Where did someone even think to ask that?” Then I read The … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith Encounters Calvinism

In 2011 Robert Millet wrote an excellent article on Calvinism and how this compares to Latter-day Saint theology. I really appreciated his work on this and wanted to post his article here: Joseph Smith Encounters Calvinism highlighted. I originally accessed his … Continue reading

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When did Joseph Smith learn that the Holy Ghost was the third member of the Godhead?

When did Joseph Smith learn that the Holy Ghost was the third member of the Godhead? This is a good question. From the Book of Mormon, published in 1830, we know that the Holy Ghost is part of the Restoration, … Continue reading

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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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Were the Nephite Disciples Apostles?

Were the Nephite Disciples Apostles? It seems that they were not. President Smith says that they “were virtually apostles to the Nephite race” but that their authority was subject to the 12 Apostles of the Old World. Here is his … Continue reading

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Missouri Myths

Missouri Myths By Graham Doxey Accessed from LDS.org on 2.10.17 Missouri from the time of the settlement of Adam-ondi-Ahman has been a place dear to the Saints’ hearts, a place important in our history and important in our future. But … Continue reading

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