Topic Study: Jesus Christ, Jehovah

(May 2005 TG Entry: Jesus Christ, Jehovah, TG Entry: God the Father, Jehovah) Overview Some have presented the notion that Jesus Christ’s pre-mortal name is Jehovah as a recent doctrine of the church.  But modern day revelation makes it clear that it was understood more than 2 millennia ago. I             Talmage’s Understanding of Jehovah “American … Continue reading Topic Study: Jesus Christ, Jehovah

Topic Study: Priesthood Restoration

(May 2005 TG Entry: Priesthood Restoration) I             Restoration of the Aaronic Priesthood to Joseph Smith Joseph Smith’s and Oliver Cowdery’s understanding of these principles became perfect one hundred and seventy six years ago this morning.  As we read Joseph Smith history it becomes clear that their knowledge grew line upon line and precept upon precept. … Continue reading Topic Study: Priesthood Restoration

Topic Study: Priesthood, Authority

(May 2005 TG Entry: Priesthood, Authority, Given as a Sacrament Meeting Talk, May, 2005, Woodridge Second Ward, Joliet Stake) Overview This topic discusses the basis and necessity for the priesthood or proper authority. I             Purpose of the Priesthood The follow scriptures explain the necessity for the priesthood. II            God’s Purpose 39  For behold, this is … Continue reading Topic Study: Priesthood, Authority