The belief that every man will be required to practice polygamy in the future or that every woman will have to share her husband in eternity is not only unsupported, but also mathematically perplexing.
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Our world is awash in the need for love, kindness, forgiveness, empathy, understanding, and Christ-like living. Joseph Smith, under the tutorial direction of Heavenly beings, became one of the brightest lights to ever grace the earth. He spoke with wisdom, insight, and grace on many topics that are becoming increasingly relevant for our world today.
Dr. Gee has studied the papyri and the Book of Abraham for over thirty years, yet feels there are still many mysteries still to be unraveled. He shares with listeners fascinating details regarding what we know about Joseph Smith's purchase of the papyri.
Joseph, Mary and Mercy Fielding came from a rich spiritual family. Their parents - John Fielding (1759-1836) and Rachel (1767-1828) - were both born, christened and married in Halifax, Yorkshire. Their sister Ann Fielding (Matthews) wrote a lengthy article about their mother in the Wesleyan Methodist magazine. Here are several excerpt from that article.
A paragraph from Church history taught me things about Brigham Young. Like Moses who learned how to make bricks without straw, Brigham, who one day would lead an exodus to another promised land, learned how to make robin soup.
Some may not realize that Joseph continued to use seer stones after the Book of Mormon was translated. He used them while translating the Bible, when dictating revelations, and even when giving patriarchal blessings. Here's what else you should know.