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Question about God’s End-Time Servant Helping to Create the Earth

Question: Does Isaiah say that God’s end-time servant helped to create the earth? Answer: Isaiah reveals many mysteries of God through the different literary devices he uses that come to light only through searching. Those who keep Jesus’ commandment to search Isaiah’s words diligently are bound to discover many truths embedded in his book that […]

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Question about Unheard-of “New Things” the Lord Will Do

Question: Do we have any idea what the “new things” are the Lord will do that Isaiah predicts? Answer: Isaiah’s literary devices, such as word links, leave few mysteries unanswered to one who searches his words diligently. Two instances of “new tings” (Hebrew chadashot) appear in the Book of Isaiah: “The prophecies of the former

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Question about the Nature of Humanity’s “First Estate”—Part Four

Question: Does the “first estate” mentioned in Jude 1:6 and “second estate” in Abraham 3:26 mean that God’s children get just one chance at eternal life, or are there multiple mortalities or probationary states? Answer: In Part One of my answer, I laid out the larger picture of God’s plan of salvation and exaltation from

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Question about the Nature of Humanity’s “First Estate”—Part Three

Question: Does the “first estate” mentioned in Jude 1:6 and “second estate” in Abraham 3:26 mean that God’s children get just one chance at eternal life, or are there multiple mortalities or probationary states? Answer: In Part One, I laid out the larger picture of God’s plan of salvation and exaltation from scriptures presently available.

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“Question about the Nature of Humanity’s ‘First Estate’—Part Two”

Question: Does the “first estate” mentioned in Jude 1:6 and “second estate” in Abraham 3:26 mean that God’s children get just one chance at eternal life, or are there multiple mortalities or probationary states? Answer: In Part One of my answer, I laid out the larger picture of God’s plan of salvation and exaltation from

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Question about the Nature of Humanity’s “First Estate”—Part One

Question: Does the “first estate” mentioned in Jude 1:6 and “second estate” in Abraham 3:26 mean that God’s children get just one chance at eternal life, or are there multiple mortalities or probationary states? Answer: To get to the heart of this question, it is important to first perceive the big picture of God’s plan

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Question about What the Gentile Kings Hadn’t Heard or Considered

Question: Do we have any idea from the words of Isaiah what the kings of the Gentiles had not heard or considered, as prophesied in Isaiah 52:15 and quoted by Jesus in 3 Nephi 20:45 and 21:8? Answer: The passage in question shows that it is God’s end-time servant who sets the stage for the

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Question about the Nature of Repentance and Christ’s Atonement

Question: I don’t fully understand the atonement and repentance. If Jesus paid the price for our sins so that we might overcome spiritual death, why is it we have to pay the price for iniquities? Wasn’t the price paid by Jesus already? What is repentance? I know this seems basic but I have had a

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Question about Jesus’ Non-Appearance to the Gentiles

Question: Why hasn’t Jesus shown himself in person to the Gentiles, including the Latter-day Saints, as he did to the Jews, Nephites, and Ten Tribes? Answer: To the house of Israel—whom Paul defines as “his people whom he [God] foreknew” (Romans 11:2)—pertain certain blessings that accrue from previous spiritual experience. People have called this preceding

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Question about Priestcraft and Secret Combinations

Question: As per your excerpt from Endtime Prophecy, p 401-402, in last week’s email, is there evidence that could implicate today’s LDS ecclesiastical leaders in priestcraft and secret combinations? Answer (by Rodolfo Vergara): Literary evidence indicates that the Book of Mormon was written to those Gentiles who “have care for the house of Israel” (Mormon

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