Ether 3 and the mormon doctrine of god and man mormons. Moroni provides four great faith sermons at the end of the book of mormon, two in ether that clearly form a pair ether 3 5 and ether 12, and two more in moroni that just as clearly form another pair moroni 7 and moroni 10. Book of ether mormonism, the mormon church, beliefs. It is choppy, abrupt, it jumps around, and its light on theology. I kind of subscribe to the idea that ether was the first draftoutline of the book of mormon. President nelson grandfathers visit from the other side of the veil and family history work duration. Frankly, it starts out a little slow, although some of the names are a bit funny. The book of ether tells of an ancient people the jaredites, descendants of jared and his companions who were led by god to the americas shortly after the destruction of the tower of babel. We can help you save up to 70% on the book of mormon tickets.
All four sermons talk about faith as more than just a principle of action leading to obedience. The book of mormon online lottery is currently suspended due to the ongoing covid19 situation and uk government advice. And the veil was taken from off the eyes of the brother of jared, and he saw the finger of the lord. An outline of the textual structure of the book of mormon by j. Yet this genealogy in the first chapter of the book of ether provides the framework for the chronicle of jaredite kings in chapters 611. Designed for multiple use as study guides, handouts, and masters for creating projectable images, the charts convey a wealth of information that will enrich personal study and. Yea, lord, i know that thou speakest the truth, for thou art a god of truth, and canst not lie. Mirroring the biblical account of noahs flood in some aspects, chapter 2 of ether talks about the jaredites coming. Interestingly, while the urim and thummim are called interpreters, alma 37. He lived to see the prophesy fullfilled and while hiding in a cave finished, his. Ether 3 and the mormon doctrine of god and man mormons in. He prophesied the destruction of his people, led by coriantumr, who refused to repent.
Yet as we have seen here, ether 3 actually presents a doctrine contrary to the current mormon doctrine of god and man. The book of mormon is a sacred text of the latter day saint movement, which, according to adherents, contains writings of ancient prophets who lived on the american continent from approximately 2200 bc to ad 421. Book of mormon 1981ether wikisource, the free online library. For the first 150 years of mormonisms existence, everyone thought it was a story about a people who left the middle east and came to south or central america, and who fought wars clear up into new. This included praying to god to keep their language intact presumably adamic the jaradites were nomadic bee keepers, fish keepers, botanists, and sheep herders, forgers and glass workers the nomads were also a ship building culture, specifically adept with barges, capable of building submarines. Tanner the book of ether is moroni 2s abbreviated account of the history of the jaredites, who came to the western hemisphere at the time of the great tower of babel and lived in the area later known as the nephite land northward, much earlier than lehis colony. Book of mormon nuggets supplementing jeff lindsays book of mormon evidences page. Joseph smith was commanded not to translate this sealed portion. May 03, 2015 a few weeks ago, i posted an article on the problems with the book of ether chapter 1, and gave a brief introduction to the book of ether.
Ether was a prophet of the lord and lived in the days of coriantumr. And now i, moroni, proceed to give the record of jared and his brother. Downloads male voice mp3 female voice mp3 entire book pdf footnotes. May 25 ether, and samuel smith was baptized may 26 ether 47. Therefore the lord could not withhold any thing from him, for he knew that the lord could shew him all things. I saw the finger of the lord, and i feared lest he should smite me.
The book of mormon musical official london website tickets. The book of mormon has an extremely high degree of internal consistency in ways that would be most unexpected if joseph smith were the author. For it came to pass after the lord had prepared the stones which the brother of jared had carried up into the mount, the brother of jared came down out of the mount, and he did put forth the stones into the vessels which were prepared, one in each end thereof. Ether 3 is the only book of mormon text cited in the 2014 article in defense of the mormon doctrine that god and human beings are the same species or kind of being. The book of ether 3 reading speed autoscroll paragraphs autoadvance to next chapter chapter 3. Reading speed autoscroll paragraphs autoadvance to next chapter chapter 3. The title refers to ether, a jaredite prophet who lived at the end of the time. Hugh nibley this is the choice land above all other lands since the flood, reserved for the new jerusalem and the remnant of the house of joseph. The jaradites are refugees from the destruction of a literal tower of babel.
Below is the modern map of the area of smiths youth. A few weeks ago, i posted an article on the problems with the book of ether chapter 1, and gave a brief introduction to the book of ether. Because of thy faith thou hast seen that i shall take upon me flesh and blood. Joseph smith and jaredite ships truly remarkable is the statement in ether that the submarine nature of jareds ships made them like unto the ark of noah, since that aspect of the ark, perhaps its most characteristic, is not specifically mentioned in the bible, and has led to great confusion among bible illustrators, ancient, medieval, and modern. The absurdity that is the jaradites and the book of ether. The book of ether is one of the books that make up the book of mormon. According to the book of mormon, the book of ether was taken from a set of twentyfour plates written by ether and discovered by the people of limhi during the time of king mosiah father of king benjamin mosiah 8.
Book of mormon 1981ether wikisource, the free online. Book of mormon reading challenge book of mormon central. If youre looking for discount theatre tickets have a look below for our latest offers for the book of mormon at the prince of wales theatre. Yet as we have seen here, ether 3 actually presents a doctrine contrary to. Why doesnt the book of mormon contain the fullness of gospel. Late in 1998 the foundation for ancient research and mormon studies farms an lds research group operating under the umbrella of the lds church included a sidebar in their journal of book of mormon studies titled smithsonian statement on the book of mormon revised volume 7, number 1, 1998, p. Aug 14, 2008 3 behold, o lord, thou hast smitten us because of our iniquity, and hast driven us forth, and for these many years we have been in the wilderness. Maxwell institute for religious scholarship and nibley llc. Why doesnt the book of mormon contain the fullness of.
According to john welch, jesus was personally known to many book of mormon prophets, for he appeared to several, including lehi 1 nephi 1. But then all the sudden it just happens prehistoric people start building submarines. That means in a span of 840 to 16 years, this population starting with at most 11 couples was able to produce more humans than the entire world of 1 million people between. An account written by the hand of mormon upon plates taken from the. The book of ether contains all of the main story elements of the book of mormon condensed into a few chapters. The title refers to ether, a jaredite prophet who lived at the end of the time period covered by the book. An account written by the hand of mormon upon plates. Moroni retold their account, recorded on twentyfour plates of gold found by the people. Three witnesses and the work itself will stand as a testimony of the. An outline of the textual structure of the book of mormon.
We will be monitoring the situation and will keep audiences updated in regards to future performances and lottery draws. The 6 days of warfare imply a much larger number they do not state. It describes the jaredites, descendants of jared and his companions, who were led by god to the americas shortly after the confusion of tongues and the destruction of the tower of babel. The brother of jared sees the finger of the lord as he touches sixteen stoneschrist shows his spirit body to the brother of jaredthose who have a perfect knowledge cannot be kept from within the veilinterpreters are provided to bring the jaredite record to light. The book of mormon claims at least 2 million individuals, and an implication of at least 4 million. Commentary on the book of ether chapters 35 book of mormon. The book of mormon is supposed to be a history of real people living in a real place.
Your question cant be answered by much else than speculation. Never have i showed myself unto man whom i have created, for never has man believed in me as thou hast. Learn book of mormon ether 2 with free interactive flashcards. I have to be honest, im starting to like this book of ether. Choose from 428 different sets of book of mormon ether 2 flashcards on quizlet. Dec 04, 2009 president nelson grandfathers visit from the other side of the veil and family history work duration. It was first published in march 1830 by joseph smith as the book of mormon. It is not sponsored or endorsed by either the maxwell institute or brigham young university, and. But if you were to go through ether and separate the material that originated with the twentyfour plates from moronis own editorial comments perhaps by marking the latter with a red pencil, you would quickly discover that, with very.
And it was as the finger of a man, like unto flesh and blood. The people rejected his teachings concerning a new jerusalem, 7 causing him to hide in a cave, where he witnessed the destruction of the jaredites. The biggest thing that strikes me about ether already, looking at it this way, is that the first several and the last few chapters all cover just a generation or two, while ether chapters 9 and 10 together cover nearly a thousand years, or the same span of time covered by the entire book of mormon before the book of ether. Book of mormon difficulties, contradictions and explanations. We have a great selection of cheap the book of mormon tickets. The lord says that jareds brothers faith let him see that the lord will indeed become flesh and blood, he asks if he saw more than his finger. Book of mormon charts charting the book of mormon is a collection of more than 175 visual aids that promote deeper understanding and appreciation of the book of mormon. Jareds brother says he didnt know that the lord has flesh and blood, and was afraid of being hit. For it came to pass after the lord had prepared the stones which the brother of jared had carried up into the mount, the brother of jared came down out of. Mirroring the biblical account of noahs flood in some aspects, chapter 2 of ether talks about the jaredites coming to america on eight barges. He created sixteen clear stones, which looked like they were made of glass.
The book of ether speaks regularly and reverently of christ, just as the rest of the book of mormon does. Aug 30, 2017 2 and i take mine account from the twenty and four plates which were found by the people of limhi, which is called the book of ether. In a revelation given in 1830, the lord declared that he had given joseph smith power from on high. How i learned to love the book of ether book of mormon. Commentary on the book of ether chapters 35 book of. The city that never sleeps would have seemed like the perfect match to the mormon who never sleeps, but somewhere along the restless nights of drunken laughter and police sirens pouring through his bedroom window, kevins sleep deprivation started to feel less like a perfect fit and more like sadistic irony. Moroni provides four great faith sermons at the end of the book of mormon, two in ether that clearly form a pair ether 35 and ether 12, and two more in moroni that just as clearly form another pair moroni 7 and moroni 10.1436 720 677 1294 1203 1550 811 1062 201 1645 454 1279 1411 1321 1542 1456 1219 1159 459 476 608 1012 747 1201 1104 1186 1664 1597 1323 1108 1285 1172 673 513 268 708 251