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Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time

Increasing understanding of scripture one article at a time

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Tracing Ancient Threads of the Book of Moses

After reflection and consultation with the organizing committee, we have decided to postpone the Book of Moses conference that was scheduled for May 1-2 until a later time. We anticipate it will be rescheduled for September or October 2020.
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Interpreter Radio Show — April 5, 2020

Interpreter Radio Show — April 5, 2020

You can listen to or download the April 5 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Neal Rappleye, Jasmine Rappleye, Stephen Smoot, Spencer Marsh and...

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Now If This Is Boasting, Even So Will I Boast!

Now If This Is Boasting, Even So Will I Boast!

Abstract: When the sons of Mosiah were returning from their preaching among the Lamanites, Ammon was accused by his brother Aaron of boasting. This article demonstrates how Ammon’s response to this charge employed wordplay involving the Hebrew roots ה-ל-ל (h-l-l) and...

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Interpreter Radio Show — April 5, 2020

Interpreter Radio Show — March 29, 2020

You can listen to or download the March 29 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Martin Tanner and Daniel Peterson. In this episode, they discuss...

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Teachings and Testimony of the First Vision: Pure Apostolic Witness and Testimony of the First Vision

Teachings and Testimony of the First Vision: Pure Apostolic Witness and Testimony of the First Vision

As the concluding item of this series on the First Vision, I have sifted through most of the preceding nineteen pieces and selected brief quotations—nuggets of pure testimony—from those holding the holy Apostleship (including the keys of the Kingdom as received in direct line from the Prophet Joseph Smith, who got them from Peter, James, and John, and other ancient prophets), declaring their incontrovertible spiritual witness of the reality of Joseph Smith’s First Vision.

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What Does King Benjamin Teach about Leadership? (Mosiah 2)

Study and Teaching Helps — Lesson 15: Mosiah 1-3

We have finished the small plates of Nephi (1 Nephi through Omni) and in Mosiah we begin Mormon’s abridgement of the large plates of Nephi, which continues through 4 Nephi. Note the change wherein Mormon is relating things in the “third person” point of view (he, him,...

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Interpreter Radio Show — April 5, 2020

Interpreter Radio Show — March 22, 2020

You can listen to or download the March 22 broadcast of the Interpreter Radio Show below. It will also be included in our podcast feed (https://interpreterfoundation.org/feeds/podcast). The hosts were Steve Densley and Matthew Bowen. In this episode, they interview...

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