Category Archives: New Testament Passages

Joseph Smith and Luke 10:22

This article was originally posted on September 4, 2014 on the Mormon Coffee blog.  ______ By Sharon Lindbloom The official History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (aka History of the Church or HOC) reproduces Joseph Smith’s journal where he stated: “This winter [1832-33] was spent in translating the Scriptures…I completed the translation and review of the […]

Grace unto Works

Note: The following was originally printed in the January/February 2017 edition of Mormonism Researched. To request a free subscription, please visit here.  By Bill McKeever  When speaking to individuals who place a strong emphasis on personal performance when it comes to being justified before God, one can unwittingly fail to emphasize that the New Testament has much to […]

Does James 1:5 teach about praying for a testimony?

By Eric Johnson This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 37, number 6 (2014). There is nothing more important to a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS, Mormon) than having a personal “testimony” confirm the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon and, ultimately, Mormonism.  James 1:5 was first […]

Commentary on Galatians 5

Compiled by Eric Johnson Highlighted parts are key quotes that may have been used on the radio shows 5 questions for chapter 5 (to answer before you study chapter 5) In verse 3, Paul says that a person who holds to a specific law (i.e. circumcision) needs to obey the whole law. What does he mean […]