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Why Look to “the Stick of Joseph” as a Standard – Chapter 5

Chapter 5: Choice Above All Other Lands The Book of Mormon provides us with an abundance of details[1] about Manasseh’s small remnant which God led out of the land of Jerusalem in 600 B.C. to an inheritance in the land blessed for them by Jacob and Moses.[2]  With these unique details come fresh insights into[…]

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Linking Hebrew and Egyptian written languages in Jubilee year presentations

[printable copy] Dear family and friends, Three talks presented by Dr. Douglas Petrovich at a 2017 Is Genesis History? conference have recently been posted online. As their individual titles indicate, this collection of presentations highlight various aspects of the author’s research into evidence that the house of Israel resided in Egypt during the lifetime of[…]

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Why the Book of Mormon is the New Covenant – Part 4: The Melchizedek Priesthood

[pdf of full document] Introduction The authors of the Book of Mormon wrote that they kept the law of Moses until Jesus Christ visited them following His resurrection and ascension into heaven. Have you ever wondered how they could have kept the law for over 600 years without priests of the Levitical priesthood officiating over[…]

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Spiritual Eclipses

The big event of this week is the solar eclipse which is to occur on Monday, August 21. During this time the orbits of the earth, sun and moon will coincide to allow most of the residents of the United States to view a total or near total eclipse of the sun. During this eclipse[…]

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Bruce’s Hope

Bruce Stayton, a dear friend and family member, recently passed away.  For his memorial service held on July 16, 2016, I felt led to share the following about his hope to come forth in celestial glory in the resurrection of the just (cf. I Corinthians 15:39-42 and II Corinthians 12:1,2 with D&C 76:5).  As his health slipped away[…]