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January 28, 2022

Why Latter-day Saints Cannot Disregard the Old Testament

Isn’t the Hebrew Bible sometimes difficult to understand? Isn’t it full of tribalism and violence? Isn’t its depiction of God a vengeful and narrow one, unlike the loving Father in whom we believe?  And aren’t the detailed rules and regulations of the Old Testament mostly irrelevant to Christian life today? Why bother studying it?

Breaking News

The Deep Questions of Noah’s Flood: Come Follow Me–Old Testament Podcast #6, Genesis 6-11, Moses 8

The greatest potential for danger is one that we cannot afford to close our eyes to and miss. That is the growing wickedness around us that is seeping into our lives without announcement or warning flare.

Looking Up to Zion: The Ancient City of Enoch Then and Now

Are there any traces of the heavenly ascent of Enoch’s people in the Book of Giants (BG)? Yes, but the answer requires some explaining.

“The Mission”: Sundance Documentary Presents Unprecedented, Intimate Look at the Missionary Experience

Even more surprising, the documentary team behind The Mission have no connections to the Church, but merely felt it was a story whose telling was long overdue.



FEATURES

Missouri Governor Receives More Than 100,000 Pounds of Food Donated by Latter-day Saint Charities

Your Hardest Family Question: How do I teach my kids to communicate in a technologically saturated world?

Church Educational System Announces Refinements to Employment Standards

Cartoon: 10% Chance of Snow

Church representatives attend presidential inauguration in West Africa, receive assurances of religious freedom

The Privilege of Asking for Angelic Help

“Noah Found Grace in the Eyes of the Lord”—Come, Follow Me for Sunday School, Gen. 6-11; Moses 8

How Humility Can Give You a Leadership Edge

Finding Strength in the Lord Through Emotional Resilience Training

Essential Doctrine: Heavenly Mother is our destiny and female role model

‘Tremendous achievement’: Church publishes photographic record of original Book of Mormon manuscript

VIDEO: New Church Video Candidly Explores How to Avoid Burnout

Children and Grandchildren

Two Sacrament Views in Soviet Russia

New responsibilities for Primary counselors among latest updates to the General Handbook

The Weeping Voice of Enoch

Freedom of Religion and Speech Is on Trial in Finland

The Church of Jesus Christ Is Temporarily Moving Missionaries Out of Ukraine

The Lives Blessed by this Year’s Giving Machines

Is it Possible to Become a Zion People?—Come Follow Me Old Testament Podcast #5 – Moses 7

I’m a Public School Teacher. The Kids Aren’t Alright.

Elder and Sister Soares to Headline RootsTech 2022 Family Discovery Day

Breaking News

The Deep Questions of Noah’s Flood: Come Follow Me–Old Testament Podcast #6, Genesis 6-11, Moses 8

The greatest potential for danger is one that we cannot afford to close our eyes to and miss. That is the growing wickedness around us that is seeping into our lives without announcement or warning flare.

Looking Up to Zion: The Ancient City of Enoch Then and Now

Are there any traces of the heavenly ascent of Enoch’s people in the Book of Giants (BG)? Yes, but the answer requires some explaining.

“The Mission”: Sundance Documentary Presents Unprecedented, Intimate Look at the Missionary Experience

Even more surprising, the documentary team behind The Mission have no connections to the Church, but merely felt it was a story whose telling was long overdue.

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