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Birthpangs of the Messiah

The concept of “the birthpangs of Messiah” arose out of Israel’s need for a divinely...
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Searching Mysteries

A “precept of men” we may have heard is that we should not search out...
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End-Time “Egypt”

Having first established—by analyzing the Book of Isaiah’s internal literary features—that “all things that he...
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Solemn Brotherhood

I have shown that ancient Near Eastern emperor–vassal covenants are helpful in understanding the workings...
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New Things

When Jehovah God of Israel addresses his end-time people through Isaiah, saying “I announce to...
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Righteous Praise

There is something right or righteous about praising our Savior Jesus Christ. As Jehovah God...
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Born a Savior

In the Father’s “gift of his Son” (Ether 12:11)—a gift that keeps on giving—we observe...
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That’s Controversial!

If you have ever ventured to discuss some aspect of Isaiah’s prophecies with someone who...
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Messiah Son of Joseph

The prophetic construct of a “Messiah Son of Joseph” that relies on rabbinical interpretations of...
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The Whole Vision

When Isaiah asks God’s people of our day, “You have heard the whole vision [hazut...
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The Gathering

Vague ideas exist about the so-called “gathering” or “gathering of Israel,” but do we really...
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Profiles of Proxy Saviors

Book of Mormon examples of the Davidic Covenant in action exist for anyone who wants...
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Question About Ascending the Spiriutal Ladder

Question: Given that there are seven spiritual levels of people Isaiah has identified in his...
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Question about Proxy Saviors Today

Question: In this day, what does it look like to be a proxy savior when...
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Question about the Gospel Taken from the Gentiles

Question: What does the gospel being taken from the Gentiles entail? So many are leaving...
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How is Knowledge a Covenant Blessing?

Question: I hear Dr Gileadi say the knowledge in the book Isaiah is part of...
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Question about the General Authorities Being Correct

Question: The prophets and apostles are not teaching false teachings now, nor are they going...
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Why Should We Continue to be Members of the Church?

Question: If the scriptures say the end-time church has apostatized, why should we continue to...
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How Do We Account For Variations of Isaiah Passages Quoted in the Book of Mormon?

Question: Many verses of Isaiah are quoted in the Book of Mormon, some with changes...
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What are the Roles of Ephraim and Manasseh?

Question: My wife is Native American. Being of Manasseh, she would like to know something...
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Does the Church Have the Priesthood?

Question: If we (LDS) are the covenant people in the scriptures how did Brigham Young...
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Who Mars the Servant?

Question: I'm trying to understand the marring of the end-time servant. It seems to me...
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How Can We Find the Truth in the Scriptures?

Question: My instinct tells me not everything we are taught is true. There are so...
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Does God Let Prophets Lead People Astray?

Question: I have always wanted to follow the prophet but I’m having difficulty doing so...
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Creation of Adam and Eve

Isaiah’s theology of creation, in effect, nuances the entire concept of God’s creation as an...
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The White-Robed Man

By bidding persons to follow him, Jesus didn’t simply mean they should heed his counsel....
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Fighting Against Zion

Many who read in the scriptures of people “fighting against Zion” may assume they refer...
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A Day of Power

Analysis of the terms “great,” “marvelous,” and “work” in the Book of Mormon and other...
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The Pattern of Prophecy

The pattern of prophecy—the core ideas all Hebrew prophecies have in common—tells us there is...
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Friends of Christ

As trials intensify, so does the comfort God extends from on high: “I now send...
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Two Narratives

Because as yet there has occurred no real Mormon (LDS) embrace of the words of...
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Ephraim’s Errand

One way the Middle East today differs from Moses’ day is that many of its...
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