Tag Archives: polygamy

Joseph Smith and Warren Jeffs Compared

11 January

Joseph Smith and Warren Jeffs Compared       On August 29, 2006, Warren Steed Jeffs, prophet of the FLDS Church, was arrested just outside of Las Vegas after being pulled over on a routine traffic stop by the Nevada Highway Patrol.  He had been on the FBI’s Top Ten Most Wanted List since May.      I […]

Joseph Smith’s Wives

11 January

Joseph Smith and Polygamy In the 13 years I was a Mormon there was little talk about Joseph Smith and polygamy. Whenever polygamy was brought up the discussion was usually centered on Brigham Young as the one who set the example and paved the way for polygamy in the early Mormon Church.

Studying the Book of Mormon 3

03 December

Studying the Book of Mormon Part 3 Musings of Jacob and Enos Enos 1:23; “And there was nothing save it was exceeding harshness, preaching and prophesying of wars, and contentions, and destructions, and continually reminding them of death, and the duration of eternity, and the judgments and the power of God, and all these things—stirring […]

Jesus is White According to the Book of Mormon and the LDS Church

23 October

     As is usually the case, I came across something interesting in the Book of Mormon while looking for something else.  This time I was reminded of what the Nephites thought of Jesus and His skin color in 3 Nephi 19:30; “And when Jesus had spoken these words he came again unto his disciples; and behold […]