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The Miraculous Feeding of the 5,000 and the 4,000 in the Gospels

Recently I was asked about the feedings of the multitudes in the text of the Gospels. What do the two feedings mean? Is there some symbolism here? I have read some commentaries from writers that get into the numbers 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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1 Nephi 11-14

1 Nephi 11-14 An Overview of Nephi’s Vision What is the point of 1 Nephi 11-14?  This is not meant as a history lesson- this is a story about us and how we relate to God and his prophets, and … Continue reading

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Ezekiel’s Vision: Ezekiel 1-3

Ezekiel’s vision of the Lord is not unlike the vision John has in Revelation 4.  Both men see God on his throne, surrounded by heavenly attendants.  Both men describe lightning, brilliant light, creatures unknown to man, and a brilliant rainbow … Continue reading

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Exodus 25-27 The Tabernacle as a Type

Today in class we discussed how the Tabernacle the Lord instructed Moses to build is a type or shadow of our journey back to our Heavenly Father’s presence.  Everything the Lord instructed Moses with regards to the Tabernacle pointed to … Continue reading

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Noah’s Ark as a symbol

There is significance to the symbolism of the ark Noah built in Genesis 6.  There are three arks in the Bible. 1.  The ark of Noah – contained the prophet and the salvation of Israel.  The ark rested on a … Continue reading

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