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Crucifixion of Christ and Sacrifices: Bible v. Book of Mormon

30 March

Mosiah 2:3; “And they also took of the firstlings of their flocks, that they might offer sacrifice and burnt offerings according to the law of Moses.” Alma 10:3; “And Aminadi was a descendant of Nephi, who was the son of Lehi, who came out of the land of Jerusalem, who was a descendant of Manasseh, who was the son of Joseph who was sold into Egypt by the hands […]

SIGNIFICANT ITEMS OF HOLY WEEK: CRUCIFYING JESUS, AND FAMOUS LAST WORDS

15 April

Luke 23:21 “…Crucify him, crucify him!”  Looking over our list of ‘significant items of holy week’ has been an eye opening, if not gut-wrenching experience, has it not? We saw figs and thieves, palm branches and donkeys. Then we saw oils and boxes, coins and bread. Most of the items are just everyday things, in the […]

SIGNIFICANT ITEMS OF HOLY WEEK: TUESDAY’S TRIBUTE TO CESAR AND A WIDOW’S MITE

12 April

 Cesar’s Tribute Coin, and the Widow’s Mite We pray Mormons will read, research, and investigate the events of Holy Week because of how deeply important they are for their everyday lives! Even though I was aware that spiritual conditions were at an all time low for Israel, I had overlooked a few details until this […]

SIGNIFICANT ITEMS OF HOLY WEEK

10 April

 The events of Holy Week are so meaningful that not mentioning them is tantamount to ignoring the fact Jesus left heaven, donned human flesh, and died, so we could live. Quite sadly, that’s how I lived the first thirty years of my life while calling myself a Christian. Twenty-three years ago I was more concerned […]