Notwithstanding the Signs and the Wonders

Helaman 16 The first thing that stands out to me in this chapter is that the same preaching caused some people to repent and others to become angry. Helaman 16 (in Spanish) ¿Cuales son los propósitos de los señales? No pueden violar el albedrío del hombre. En este capítulo también tenemos otra racionalidad de los […]

Repent and Prepare the Way of the Lord

Helaman 14 Samuel the Lamanite starts this chapter with a prophecy or sign of the Savior’s coming: …For behold, there shall be great lights in heaven…And behold, there shall a new star arise…And behold this is not all, there shall be many signs and wonders in heaven. vs. 3,5,6 I have only focused on the […]

Ripening Again for Destruction

Helaman 11 I’ve been reading this passage of scripture for 3 days now. What have I been missing in my readings? The Lord and the proactive nature of the work of prophets. It is not normal for the Lord to intervene in the external affairs of man, but here is a prophet of God is […]

The Savior’s Discourse on the Signs of the Second Coming

Matthew 24, Mark 13, Luke 12:37–48; 17:20–37; 21:5–38,  JST-Matthew 1, Doctrine & Coventants 45:16-59 I am brought to consider the role of the saints, those that would publish peace as part of the fulfillment of the last days. 1 Nephi 13:37 gives clarity to this particular point. For example, in Luke 21 there are great […]