Going it Alone in Interpreting the Book of Revelation, Part 3: The False Prophet and the Beasts

By Scott S. Mitchell Identifying the False Prophet of the Book of Revelation The phrase "false prophet" is mentioned three times in the Book of Revelation (see 16:13, 19:20 and 20:10).  The phrase draws particular attention to itself because its singular form distinguishes it from the plural phrase "false prophets" which Jesus warned against and … Continue reading Going it Alone in Interpreting the Book of Revelation, Part 3: The False Prophet and the Beasts

How Scripture and History Show the Pre-Millennial Gathering of the Lost Tribes of Israel is Mostly Complete

The purpose of this essay is first, to carefully analyze the doctrinal and scriptural foundations of the Mormon belief in the "literal gathering of Israel and the restoration of the ten tribes,"1 and second, to consider whether the evidence suggests that said gathering is yet to occur, now partly underway, or mostly complete.  In the latter … Continue reading How Scripture and History Show the Pre-Millennial Gathering of the Lost Tribes of Israel is Mostly Complete

Apparently Erroneous Teachings Concerning the Last Days from Doctrine and Covenants 133

(Note to reader: the following is an excerpt from a letter sent by M. S. Brothers [a pseudonym] to seven LDS apostles in early 2015.  No response was ever received.  Also, while the gathering of the lost tribes of Israel is one of the topics briefly covered in this excerpt, that topic is fully addressed … Continue reading Apparently Erroneous Teachings Concerning the Last Days from Doctrine and Covenants 133