Category Archives: Resurrection

Newel Knight saw the Savior – 1830

During the last week in May I went on a visit to Fayette and was baptized by David Whitmer. On the first day of June, 1830, the first conference was held by the Church. Our number consisted of about thirty, … Continue reading

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John 20:17 Touch me not

The seeming refusal of Jesus to permit Mary to touch him, followed almost immediately by the appearance in which the other women were permitted to hold his feet, has always been the source of some interpretative concern. The King James … Continue reading

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Resurrected beings do not have blood

Resurrected beings have the power to do the things that mortals can do (though the ability to create life, or the power of procreation will be reserved for those that are exalted). Resurrected beings are very similar mortals, their bodies … Continue reading

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John 20:16-20 Sunday Will Come

John 20:16–20 “Then were the disciples glad, when they saw the Lord” Elder Joseph B. Wirthlin of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles described the despair of the disciples of Jesus Christ on the Friday He was crucified. Then he added: … Continue reading

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After we have endured to the end

What happens when we have endured to the end in faithful discipleship to Christ? The Lord has said, “If you keep my commandments and endure to the end you shall have eternal life, which gift is the greatest of all … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

            When the resurrected Lord appeared to His Apostles, He helped them understand that He had a body of flesh and bones. He said, “Behold my hands and my feet, that it is I myself: … Continue reading

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Alma 40-41 The Resurrection & Justice

There is much to cover in Alma 40-42. It is good to emphasize one or two doctrines when teaching Alma 40-41. I focused on the fact that there is a resurrection, that many witnesses have testified of this reality, and … Continue reading

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How God Lost His Body

See also: I do not know what God is I am afraid I can’t answer that Recently I had a student ask a well thought question.  He wanted to know why a body is essential for our growth.  “Why do … Continue reading

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Zebedee Coltrin’s Vision

Zebedee Coltrin Shares His Experiences  Presidents John Taylor and George Q. Cannon, Apostles Erastus Snow, Brigham Young, Francis M. Lyman, and Heber J. Grant, and Elders L. John Nuttall and Zebedee Coltrin present. Brother Zebedee Coltrin said:  I believe I … Continue reading

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