I have occasionally paraphrased a quote that I have attributed (possibly erroneously) to LDS Apostle B. H. Roberts. It goes something like this:
God has give us two accounts of the creation of the earth. One is written on the pages of the Bible and the other is recorded in the layers of crust of the earth. It is only due to our misunderstanding of each that they disagree.
No, I do not mean Jobs as in Steve Jobs. I’m talking about J-oh-bah, or Jobe, as in book of Job. It is my new favorite book. Why? Because Job thinks like me and probably like you (since you are reading The Grumpy Mormon). Continue reading “Job, My Hero”
Does God want us to learn about him and his ways?
Is creation off limits? Is God hiding his means and methods from us? Or, are his ways open for us to discover (to the limits of our abilities)?
We assume literacy in our day. However, early Christians did not read their scriptures. They didn’t even have “scriptures.” All they had were stories. Continue reading “* Now Playing * Life of Jesus *”
The canon (official scriptures) of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints includes the Holy Bible. The Bible is the foundation of our Christian faith. As a general rule, we use the King James version (KJV). At the time of the restoration, there was NO official version or most correct version or the only allowed version. Continue reading “Bibles, Bibles, Bibles”