The Law of the Gospel by Brad Wilcox – Full Text

From BYU Idaho Education Week, July 31, 2015 Text click here Video click here Over the last few days at Education Week we have learned much about the gospel, but what exactly is the gospel? The word comes from the Old English word godspell—god meaning good and spell meaning story or news. The gospel then means good news, butRead more

Emulating the Godhead in the Pre-Mortal, Mortal, & Post-Mortal Existence

Overview: The Holy Ghost is a member of the Godhead. The Holy Ghost is a spirit, and shows us how to live in a premortal state. Those who prove worthy there eventually come to an earth to live. Jesus Christ is another member of the Godhead. Jesus Christ came to this earth 2000 years agoRead more

The Prophet Joseph: More Than We Know (DVD) by The Joseph Smith Foundation – Quotes Referenced

From this page of the JSF, click here Documents Referenced in Presentation Sermon by the Prophet Joseph Smith discussing Revelation 14 Angel, Messenger and Witness (Sermon delivered at Nauvoo temple grounds on Friday May 12, 1844) Statements Referenced in Presentation Joseph Smith “I shall read the 24th. ch of Matthew and give it a litteralRead more

The Prophet Joseph Smith: More Than We Know by the Joseph Smith Foundation – Documentary Notes

For video of this presentation, click here. Key Points: The root of Jesse is Joseph Smith, he is the servant of Christ, the David of the latter days who will yet have political and ecclesiastical authority over all the earth, who will return in the flesh to lay out inheritances in Missouri the New Jerusalem,Read more

Unlocking the Mystery of the 2 Prophets (Rev. 11) by the Joseph Smith Foundation – Documentary Notes

For video of this presentation, click here. for more visit JosephSmithFoundation.org/2prophets Overview: Joseph and Hyrum Smith are the 2 prophets spoken of in the book of Revelation which would prophecy in the last days before the coming of the Lord. Joseph Smith is the latter-day king David spoken of in the scriptures who would ruleRead more

The Gospel of Creation Theory

The Gospel of Creation Theory By Nate Richardson RichardsonStuidies.com 6-22-18 Thesis: not only God, but humans also, have the power to vastly effect, or “CREATE” the eternal destiny of human beings. Your contributions are significant, for good or ill. God’s plan includes, and perhaps is even based on, humans impacting each other. Complacency with theRead more

The Dispensation of the Fullness of Times has Come: Finally! A Good Taste in our Mouths for Religion!

The Dispensation of the Fullness of Times has Come: Finally! A Good Taste in our Mouths for Religion! by Nate Richardson We are living in a day foretold by prophets of old, and can expect more direction than cliché church answers to life’s questions from the Catholic and Protestant churches. Mormonism is vastly different thanRead more

Why Aren’t We “Raptured” Upon Conversion?

I heard a radio preacher this morning say this, and I’ll tell you why he is wrong: “we live in the world, as Jesus said we would. Why doesn’t got rapture us as soon as we are converted? Why isn’t it that when we say, “I am a sinner, Jesus Christ, I commit myself toRead more

The Presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lectures by Truman G Madsen, Summary in text & audio

The Presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Lectures by Truman G Madsen Summary in text & audio by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com For audio of this summary: click here or use this URL https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuX3cwNEZZNXUwTGc/view?usp=sharing (Madsen was a professor of Philosophy at BYU, and a Mission President, and has leadRead more

The Joseph Smith Translation: Precious Truths Restored, by W. Jeffrey Marsh, Summary & Audio

The Joseph Smith Translation: Precious Truths Restored by W. Jeffrey Marsh Summary & Audio by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Audio of this Summary: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuWnhPN1ZaeGliak0/view?usp=sharing This is a lecture based on his book. This lecture can be found in the BYU Media Library on CD. -Moses 1:40-41 refers to the JST, that God wouldRead more

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church Manual: Joseph Smith, Summary

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church Manual: Joseph Smith Summary by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com -revelation is here to remain p551 -to get to God we go through Jesus Christ like the ancients did. We do not go through the ancients. p166 -Celestial Kingdoms p531 -soon no peace but in Zion p186Read more

Personal Glimpses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, by H. & H. Andrus, summary & audio

Personal Glimpses of the Prophet Joseph Smith by Hyrum L Andras and Helen May Andrus Summary & audio by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com For audio of this summary, click here or use this URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuNTRnc2R5MlUyemM/view?usp=sharing -this adds to quotes from the book “they knew the prophet”. -One family was promised by Joseph SmithRead more

On Sacred Ground: Reflections on Joseph Smith by Truman G. Madsen, video notes in text & audio

On Sacred Ground: Reflections on Joseph Smith by Truman G. Madsen DVD available at Provo Utah Library video notes in text & audio by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com For audio of this summary, click here or use this URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuNWFKZ1NMdUxidm8/view?usp=drivesdk -when darkness happens, you can rejoice knowing light is about to come. JosephRead more

Joseph Smith brief note

Joseph Smith brief note compiled by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics: charity, service, martyr, recreation, flattery, Satan, obedience, countenance, -storekeeper, general, mayer of Navoo, general in Navoo, Chief Judge in Navoo, store builder, service project leader, prophet, farmer, city founder, pioneer, employer, temple builder, translator, student of languages, interpreter, reader of ancient texts, editor ofRead more

Instruments of Revelation Testifying of Christ: Rod of Aaron & Cowdry, Seer Stone of Joseph Smith, etc.

Instruments of Revelation Testifying of Christ: Rod of Aaron & Cowdry, Seer Stone of Joseph Smith, etc. compiled by Nate Richardson updated 1-23-18 richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Photos of the Seer Stones in the new volume of the Joseph Smith papers. The LDS Church, in cooperation with the Church of Christ announces the release of the printersRead more

Exaltation Analysis

1. What knowledge rises with you in the resurrection, and those who have gained more knowledge in this life will be so far the advantage in the next life (D&C) 2. Jesus learned obedience by the things he suffered (NT) 3. If we are to gain salvation, it is by the very same way thatRead more

New LDS 1st Presidency News Conference, 1-16-18, summary

New LDS 1st Presidency News Conference 1-16-18 summary by Nate Richardson rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com 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. ChurchRead more

A Marvelous Work and a Wonder by LeGrand Richards, summary

For a video presentation of this article click here. -Luke 10:1 we are sent out 2 by 2 as them of old. We are who Jeremiah spoke of when he said I will send hunters to gather them from the rocks and the fishers to search and gather Israel. -Instruction in the New Testament notRead more

Godhead, Kingdoms, and Family as Types of Progression

-(this is not intended to be a comprehensive study of all that has been revealed about the stages of existence called “The Plan of Salvation”. For that, see official resources of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For example, this link is to an LDS manual on the several kingdoms of heaven: https://www.lds.org/manual/doctrines-of-the-gospel-student-manual/chapter-33-kingdoms-of-glory-and-perdition?lang=eng.   This document proposesRead more