What Does the Book of Mormon Refute?

This is the third of six posts answering a series of questions raised by President Russell M. Nelson in the October 2017 general conference. So far, I have discussed what the Book of Mormon is and what it affirms. Today, I am listing some of the fallacies it refutes. It refutes the concept of original sin,... Continue Reading →

What Should I Be Thankful For?

Tomorrow is Thanksgiving in the United States. In preparation for that holiday, I have been thinking about some of the things I am thankful for. Here are some ideas that occurred to me as I studied the Book of Mormon today: I'm grateful to be alive (Mosiah 2:20-21, Mosiah 7:12). I'm grateful for food and... Continue Reading →

Who Are the Lost Tribes of Israel?

Jacob (whose name was changed to Israel) had twelve sons: Reuben Simeon Levi Judah Issachar Zebulun Dan Naphtali Gad Asher Joseph Benjamin (Gen. 29:32–30:24; 35:16–18, Guide to the Scriptures, "Israel") Their descendants were known as the twelve tribes of Israel, with each tribe named after one of these sons of Jacob. After Israel's descendants were... Continue Reading →

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