A fascinating book by author Warren P. Aston about the historical and geographical setting of Lehi's trail, is now available in its entirety; online and free of charge. Here's where you can read it.
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When I noticed that the scripture block for a week of Come Follow Me was “Nahum, Habbakuk, and Zephaniah,” I thought to myself, “I don’t know if there are any books of scripture that I know less about than these three!” Do you feel the same way? As I read these books more carefully, however, I saw a powerful theme.
David R. Scott stated, “One purpose of the book of Jonah is to preserve an elaborate declaration and coded testimony of who this Messiah is.” Specifically, Scott has found that the book of Jonah depicts the runaway prophet as a type of Christ—many aspects of the two prophets’ lives are parallel.
Clearly, these five verses must have been significant to Joseph Smith’s ministry to merit citation by Moroni on this occasion. Joel foresaw an era when the Spirit of God would be poured out on all people, young and old, male and female, leaders and servants, with miracles seen on earth and in the sky. In what ways has the Restoration begun to fulfill the things Joel prophesied about?
In the book of Hosea, Gomer represents you and me and Hosea represents Jesus. Even though we've covenanted with the Lord, we sometimes turn our back on Him. The story of Hosea gives us a powerful metaphor to connect with Christ.
BYU–Hawaii recently welcomed a superhero to help promote a cause aimed at saving lives. Jason Momoa, who played Aquaman, visited the Church-owned university campus last week to increase awareness for the Be the Match registry.