An addition to the BHT, the first chapter of John which talks about the One from which all of reality has emerged, and of which all of reality is. Continue reading “John 1 BHT, The One”
Exactly 500 years ago today, Martin Luther nailed his Ninety-five Theses to a church door that started the Protestant Reformation (31 October 1517). What were those “theses” or propositions? Might they have any application today?
Continue reading “A Thesis for the Church”
An addition to the BHT, about the many hypocritical problems with religious authorities. (The painting above is by James Tissot (1836-1902), “Woe unto You, Scribes and Pharisees,” Brooklyn Museum.)
Continue reading “Matthew 23:2-11 BHT, Hypocrisy of Religious Authorities”
An addition to the BHT, about whether only one person may be a prophet who prophecies, or if many people may be, at the same time.
Continue reading “Numbers 11:26-29 BHT, Who May Prophecy?”
An addition to the BHT, about the insufficiency of outward commandments, laws and rules. Continue reading “Hebrews 10:1 BHT, Commandments are Insufficient”
I believe Joseph Smith, and perhaps his associates, accessed what Christians think of as the “new covenant” long before the temple ordinances were ever introduced, even as early as the First Vision. The confusion, as I understand it, is that access to that higher covenant is not through carnal commandments and ordinances, not even those within the temple on Earth. Continue reading “Where can we find the New Covenant?”