Amulek specifically mentioning his women, children, father, and kinsfolk as being part of his household provides interesting insight into the social structure of Book of Mormon societies and peoples. Far from the nuclear families prevalent today, this added detail “suggests an interesting pattern of kin connections” known in many ancient cultures, including ancient Mesoamerica. Later in the account, Alma and Amulek were forced to witness the horrendous execution of those who believed their…
Archaeology and history attest to the rise and fall of great civilizations, providing a second witness alongside the Book of Mormon for such realities. Only the Book of Mormon diagnoses the root of this problem, and only the Book of Mormon has the antidote. https://knowhy.bookofmormoncentral.org/content/why-does-the-book-of-mormon-include-the-rise-and-fall-of-two-nations #History #Ancient #Civilizations #BookofMormon #DiscoverTheBook #ShareGoodness #LDS #Faith #Mormon #Olmec #Maya
Click here for your free copy of the Book of Mormon. The book is an ancient record of God's interactions with prophets on the American continent. It confirms the bible and share's many teachings including an account of Jesus visiting the Americas after His resurrection.
It is claimed that some Book of Mormon names are used improperly or in an inappropriate context. Examples include: using "Alma" as a man's name, rather than a woman's name using names of Greek origin, such as "Timothy" Many other examples of authentic ancient names that would have been unknown to Joseph Smith—or anyone else—are discussed in each link.
A somewhat perplexing reference to Gazelem, the name of an individual using a stone prepared by God, is found in Alma 37. Similarly, Joseph Smith used both the Nephite Interpreters and his individual seer stone in the translation of the Book of Mormon. The practice of using stones or glass to receive divine revelation is found in many cultures, including among the ancient Israelites and Maya. Mormon theology allows for the Lord to communicate to His children through culturally embedded…
2001 CONFERENCE Matthew Roper August 2001 Right on Target: Boomerang Hits and the Book of Mormon One morning, several years ago, I had to acquire some materials for a research project I was working on. In company with two friends, I visited a small Salt Lake City bookstore operated by a well-known anti-Mormon couple. The …
Click here for your free copy of the Book of Mormon. The book is an ancient record of God's interactions with prophets on the American continent. It confirms the bible and share's many teachings including an account of Jesus visiting the America after His resurrection.
Avraham Gileadi's lecture on "Divine Protection Ancient and End-Time" given on April 11th, 2015 at the Book of Mormon Evidences Expo at UVU. Avraham is a world renowned scholar on the book of Isaiah. Topics discussed include: The Nature of God’s Covenants The Failure of Divine Protection The Function of Proxy Saviors God’s End-Time Servant as Proxy Savior King Hezekiah as a Type of God’s Servant God’s End-Time Servants as Proxy Saviors God’s New, Millennial Covenant
March 26, 1830 - The book of Mormon: An Account Written by the Hand of Mormon upon Plates Taken from the Plates of Nephi was first published in Palmyra, New York. The book was written by Joseph Smith and is considered a sacred text of the Latter Day Saints movement. #history #mormon
LDS Media Library Book of Mormon Presentations: Videos including My Joy is full (Saviors visit to ancient America) and Elder Packer's Spiritual Crocodiles and The Mediator (Gencon talk about mercy, justice and the atonement)