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    A miraculous translation of an ancient scriptural text

    To allay misconceptions, let me explain that the Bible used by Mormons is the most respected Bible in the English-speaking world. It was commissioned by King James of England and published 403 years ago. Yes, the King James Bible is the Bible edition that English-speaking members of The Church of...

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    Ninth of Av a famous day in Jewish history

    Within the Hebrew Scripture (OT) there are three primary markers of calendar time.

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    Major pastoral changes made in the local Mormon congregations

    Big pastoral changes have occurred in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at Gig Harbor in recent months. These changes are hardly noticed outside the Church, in part because LDS leadership transitions are almost seamless. They take place in a matter of minutes, rather than weeks, months...

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    Spiritual nourishment is passed down from parents to children

    The Apostle Paul declared, “Now we have received, not the spirit of the world, but the spirit which is of God ... things ... which the Holy Ghost teacheth; comparing spiritual things with spiritual” (1 Cor. 2:12-14 KJV).

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    Does guilt make us better Christians?

    The Rev. Scott Gordon, Claycomo Baptist Church, Kansas City, Mo.: The simple answer to this question is yes — and no. Actually, the Bible is quite clear on how we should live, but it is not simple.

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    Reading in context of culture

    Words only have meaning in context. Without a context words can mean anything. The biggest context of the Hebrew Scripture is cultural context. The Hebrew Scripture was written in a culture entirely different than the Western culture most of us have known.

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    Investigating the ‘400 silent years’

    As most Christians and Jews are aware, there are two “sides” to the Bible. The first side is the Hebrew Scripture, or Old Testament, and the second is the Apostolic Scripture, or New Testament.