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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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Idol Worship

Because people’s spiritual awareness is proportional to the purity of their lives—to the degree they...
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Question about Joseph Smith’s Translation

Question: I was wondering, how does your translation of the book of Isaiah fit in...
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Question about Temple Covenants

Question: You’ve mentioned that in the temple certain elements of the Davidic Covenant used to...
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Question about God’s End-Time Servant

Question: Isaiah 41:25 says, “I have raised up one from the north who calls on...
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Question about Ordinances

Question: Does Isaiah mention anything about the changing of sacred ordinances? Answer: Isaiah describes both...
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Question about Heavenly Mother

Question: Does Isaiah mention anything about the existence of a heavenly Mother? Answer: Isaiah uses...
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Question about the Two Witnesses and the Servant

Question: How do the two witnesses of Revelations 11:3 fit with the end-time servant prophecy?...
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Question about the End-Time Antichrist

Question: An author recently made a convincing case that the newly crowned king of England...
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Question about Israel Being the Servant

Question: Is it possible that the Servant in Isaiah’s prophecy is the people of Israel?...
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Question about Abinadi Quoting Isaiah 53

Question: If Abinadi quotes chapter 53 of Isaiah to the priests of King Noah to...
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Question about a Slanderous Published Article

Question: I recently read an article on an LDS Internet site that viciously vilified Brother...
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Question about Who the Servant Is

Question: How do we know from Isaiah when the Davidic Servant described therein is referring...
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Question about Baptism of Fire and the Holy Ghost

Question: Some say members of the church are no longer experiencing the baptism of fire...
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The Nature of God and Man

Debates about the nature of God have echoed in Jewish and Christian circles over many...
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Jehovah/Jesus’ Atonement for Transgression

Anticipating Israel’s rejection of him—without which his sacrifice for sin would not have been complete—Jehovah...
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The Relevance of Isaiah 2–14 to the End-Time

Nephi follows Jacob’s exposition of the prophecies of Isaiah by quoting thirteen chapters of Isaiah...
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Searching the Prophets

Many persons excuse themselves from searching the scriptures by asserting that the “dead prophets” are...
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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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