Grow Where You Are Planted: Why to Stop Moving Everywhere

Grow Where You Are Planted   Elder Stanley G Ellis spoke of this in a conference report not long ago, suggesting that wherever we are, we should grow, rather than be always looking to leave and live somewhere else, living reserving ourselves to give more fully in some more comfortable location or something.   IRead more

Thou Shalt Keep a Journal – A Prophetic Mandate

Consider these evidences that the most important reason to learn to write is so that you can keep a journal (it’s also a good way to learn to write).   -“Although I was tired, I took out some paper and began to write. And as I did, I understood the message I had heard inRead more

Hope of Israel: Youth Battalion of the Lord in the ‘Very Latter Days’ by President Nelson, 2018 – Lecture Notes

Full text click here Calling The Youth Battalion of the Lord in The Very Latter Days by President and Sister Nelson Worldwide Devotional to the Youth, June 2018, “Hope of Israel” Topics: For the Strength of Youth standards, giving up idle time, gathering Israel as most important event of earth at this time, your lifeRead more

Prophecy: Key to The Future by Duane S Crowther – Book Notes

For video of this presentation, click here.   There are 4 sections to my notes on this text: Original Table of Contents of the Text by Crowther Full Chronological Index of Events by Crowther. Highlights prophet quotes from the text. Crowther’s Full Summary of the Text Richardson Studies Summary of the Text (this is theRead more

Visions of the Latter Days by Kevin Kraut (A compilation of futuristic visions of LDS prophets), Full Text

Visions of the Latter Days by Kevin Kraut (A compilation of futuristic visions of LDS prophets) Full Text Brought to you by Nate Richardson RichardsonStudies.com Updated 2-5-18 -*I am unsure of this authors standing with the church, his father Ogden Kraut was excommunicated, but it seems this composition is most useful. http://ogdenkraut.com/Visions%20of%20the%20Latter%20Days.htm This is copyrightedRead more

Visions of Glory: One Man’s Astonishing Account of the Last Days by John Pontius – Book Notes

(Christ portrayed in 21st century attire, which goes with some of this book. I found this image here: http://www.cheekymormon.com/myuploads/xjesus1.jpg.pagespeed.ic.HaD7apuChb.jpg) First, notes from myself about this text, then a summary of the text. -*This book has brought me to rejoice, expanding my mind like the song in our hymn book says, “ponder anew what the AlmightyRead more

Understanding the Signs of the Times by Donald Parry – Book Notes

–nuke p16 McConkie prophecies of –Christ’s coming will not be as a thief to the saints (they’ll expect it, be familiar with the timing, etc.) p6 for the Saints Christ’s coming won’t be a surprise; scrip refs about this -we are now living in 6th seal last 1k years which began in 1k a.d. -McConkieRead more

The Only True Church

  Here I demonstrate that The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the only true church. -“To possess a testimony of Jesus is to know that the Church, which He established in the meridian of time and restored in modern times is, as the Lord has declared, “the only true and living churchRead more

The Majesty of God’s Law: It’s Coming to America by W. Cleon Skousen – Book Notes

This book highlights many fascinating parallels between the U.S. Constitution and the Law of Moses.   -34% of the founding fathers’ material comes from the bible -They called politics the divine science -In the early schools of the USA, the main things they taught in school were 1. religion. 2. Morality. 3. Knowledge. -the majorRead more

Technology to Tell the World of A Savior by Elder Stevenson, Summary

Women’s Conference Address May 5 2017 Images here were used in the original presentation: -President David O. McKay began speaking of things to come, things which would spread the knowledge of a Savior throughout every nation, kindred, tongue, and people. Listen to these prophetic words about scientific discoveries that “stagger the imagination” and further: “DiscoveriesRead more

Signs of the Times Scriptures by Topic – Compiled by Donald Parry

An Appendix from ‘Understanding the Signs of the Times’ by Donald Parry. The full text I most highly recommend, it is a very non-speculative & non-dogmatic treatise of this topic which highlights scriptures and words of modern prophets. Table of Contents: Gathering of Israel Events that will prepare the earth for the Millennium Physical ConditionsRead more

Scriptural Search for the Ten Tribes and Other Things We Lost by Joseph Fielding McConkie – Full Text

From BYUI, click here. (BYU, Annual Religious Education Faculty Summer Lecture, June 1987.) Nearly twenty years ago I was commissioned as a chaplain in the Army of the United States and given orders to attend a chaplains’ training school at Fort Hamilton in New York. There were 100 chaplains in my class–mostly Catholic and Protestant,Read more

Millennium Study Resources

Millennium Study Resources by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com List and Links to Books and articles the Millennium and other future events -Free book compiling what the prophets have said about the events of the last days called “LDS Last Days”: at RichardsonStudies.com -Visions of the Latter Days by Kevin Kraut; this is aRead more

Approaching Zion: To Our Glory or To Our Condemnation by Hugh Nibley – Lecture Notes

(these notes are on a lecture, not the full book bearing this title)   Topics: economics, environment, Satan, Babylon, Zion, paradise, academics, money, career, beauty, Eden, guide -Jewish legend that Adam was only allowed to the parts of the earth that he worked in. That he tilled and cared for. -There is a difference betweenRead more

Events Preceding the Second Coming as Taught by Modern Prophets

For video of this presentation: click here   -For other critical quotes on the subject, see also document “Second Coming Timing, LDS Quotes” (click here) -key books for more research on the subject: “Prophecy: Key to the Future” by Dwayne S. Crowther (click here); “Understanding the Signs of the Times” by Donald Parry (click here).Read more

New LDS 1st Presidency News Conference, 1-16-18 – Lecture Notes

  Visible video by clicking here or at this URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1qL2aWgcJ0 7 Questions from news media groups responded to by the new LDS 1st Presidency: 1. How plan to respond to LGBT issues? 2. What plan to do to face issues? 3. Church leadership is white male American, how will you bring all to decisionRead more

A Marvelous Work and A Wonder by LeGrand Richards – Book Notes

  For a video presentation of this document, click here.   LeGrand Richard was a member of the quorum of the 12 Apostles, this book is a classic on fulfillment of scripture in the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ through Joseph Smith, and missionary work in these latter-days to prepare the world forRead more

The Gathering of Israel by Joseph F. McConkie – Lecture Notes

2008 BYU Education Week Watch the full lecture: click here Here are some key points of this excellent lecture: -lost in that they don’t know about the covenant of Abraham, not geographically -gathering occurs first in belief in truth second in baptism third to promised lands -temples are for people to covenant to be God’s people. -we gatherRead more

We All Bleed The Same: Healing America Version by Alex Boye, Music Video

We All Bleed The Same: Healing America Version by Alex Boye, Music Video brought to you by Nate Richardson rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com updated 1-1-18 This video is a fun way to express that we should practice acceptance of people who look believe and act differently than we do. Alex Boye is a member of the MormonRead more