Speaker: Robert Kimball Shinkoskey

The Surprising Way 2 Nephi 29:11 Defines a Prophet

This brief scriptural passage succinctly summarizes the content and spirit of both the Old and New Testament teachings about the availability of divine contact and assistance to all human beings and nations. This scripture also suggests that the definition of prophecy, and the related concept of prophethood, has been perhaps too narrowly understood. Prophets are …

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The Kingdom Embraces All

The “kingdom” concept in Mormon theology has narrowed over the 170 years since pioneer settlement in Utah. The law book used by the first government in Utah, The Laws of the State of Deseret, consisted of the Ten Commandments alone. The Decalogue was understood to be a constitutional law document that embraced the hopes and …

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