The Trial of Their Faith

Ether 11 (√Čter 11) In times of wickedness or righteousness, the answers are the same: faith in God and repentance. However, in times of wickedness, the Lord calls on prophets to go remind the people of the way home, a token of mercy. During times of righteousness, the inherent mindset is one of repentance and …

In the Mouth of Three Witnesses

Ether 5 (√Čter 5) — See also Doctrine and Covenants 17 This chapter provides instructions to the translator of the text regarding witnesses. A film entitled “A Day for the Eternities” addresses this time period in the translation process. I find the placement of this chapter interesting, because of the timeline of historical events and …