Author Archives: zo-ma-rah

Did Joseph Smith Lie About the First Vision?


One of the foundational claims of the L-dS Church is that God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ appeared to a young Joseph Smith, in a sacred grove. This First Vision of Joseph’s, opened a new era of God’s … Continue reading

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Is It Enough To Be A Good Mormon?


I want to thank everyone who took the time and read my previous post about President Monson’s amazing new revelation during general conference. I admit it was a bit out there, but that was intentional. It was with that post … Continue reading

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Huge Revelation That Many Mormons Missed


One of the central tenets of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is that God reveals His will through living prophets, this is called Modern Revelation.  As an extension of that principle, Latter-day Saints believe it is essential … Continue reading

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Two Perspectives


Or Why I Frequently Disagree With Other Mormons. I don’t know about you, but I often find myself in disagreements with other Mormons. And I’ve found this really all boils down to a difference in perspective. There are two type … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Toxic Polygamy


All references are to the Joseph Smith Translation. The story of Sarah giving Hagar to Abraham is commonly used by pro-polygamists to bolster their position of polygyny being approved by God. However, others point out that the only reason Sarah … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Zion


I’ve had an idea floating around in my head for a while and I want to post it here and see where it goes. In my interaction with others in the so-called “Remnant” movement or even in the unification movement … Continue reading

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From the Dust: Filipino Record, Part 2


About four years ago (has it really been four years?) I wrote a post about a possible ancient Filipino text concerning a visit of Christ to the Philippines. I had heard of this text from one of the missionaries I … Continue reading

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