Author Archives: Aaron Shafovaloff

Chapter 2: Pray Always

Chapter 2: Pray Always Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Ezra Taft Benson, (2014), 46–57 During 2015, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Ezra Taft Benson. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes and providing an Evangelical […]

A Look at the Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Ezra Taft Benson

During 2015, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church,Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Ezra Taft Benson, twice each month. Each chapter is evaluated from a Christian worldview.

Chapter 5: Principles of True Repentance

Chapter 6: Jesus Christ, Our Savior and Redeemer

Chapter 7: Joseph Smith: An Instrument in the Hands of God

Chapter 8: The Power of the Word

Modalism in the Book of Mormon

Does the Book of Mormon teach a Trinitarian concept of God? Some have assumed so because certain verses taken separately do seem to use Trinitarian language. However, taken as a whole, the Book of Mormon lends itself more to a modalistic understanding of God rather than Trinitarian. Modalism is an old heresy that attempts to defend monotheism, but does so at the expense of “confounding the persons” within the godhead. 

Chapter 24: The Work of Latter-day Saint Women: “Unselfish Devotion to This Glorious Cause”

Chapter 24: The Work of Latter-day Saint Women: “Unselfish Devotion to This Glorious Cause” Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith, (2013), 297–309 During 2014, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter […]