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Jude 24-25 “Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, 25 to the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”

Today we’re looking at a speech I came across a few weeks ago while searching for a reference on another subject matter. For those who wonder where I find these seemingly ‘obscure’ things – this is how it happens!

This 2002 speech was given by Robert J. Matthews, who according to the BYU/LDS website said, he ‘was an emeritus professor of ancient scripture and former dean of religious education at Brigham Young University when this was published’. So with that behind us, check out what Mr. Matthews had to say about our Lord’s resurrection. For sure, this is another one of those headed for the ‘worst of the worst’…

Resurrection: The Ultimate Triumph (more…)

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BYU Religious Studies CenteMormon Decisions 10r, “What the Book of Mormon Tells Us about Jesus Christ” in The Book of Mormon: The Keystone Scripture, pp 21-43; “In addition to the Bible we now have the Book of Mormon, which tells of Jesus’ personal ministry as a resurrected, glorified being among the ancient Nephites in America a few months after his ascension from among the Jews. It also reveals that Jesus said he was personally going to visit the ten lost tribes of Israel after he left the Nephites. We do not have the actual record of that event yet, but we will have it when the Lord sees fit. The Book of Mormon does not compete with the Bible, but is a second witness, sent forth by the Lord to prove that the Bible record is true…

…None of these things are spoken of in the biblical record because it informs us only of what happened among the Jews. Thus it is the Book of Mormon that gives us the wider viewpoint.” – Robert J. Matthews, 1988

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