Why have there been changes to the Mormon temple endowment?

hey guys, so if you’re familiar with latter-day Saint temple practices you’re probably aware that important temple ceremonies like the endowment, have undergone various changes throughout the years, considering our belief that the endowment was received by revelation from God some people wonder if it’s okay that changes have been made. Let’s talk about it….

Jesus Teaches a Samaritan Woman

Give me to drink. How is it that thou, a Jew, askest drink of me, which am a woman of Samaria? The Jews have no dealings with the Samaritans. If thou knewest the gift of God, and who it is that saith to thee, Give me to drink; thou wouldst have asked of him, and…

What Does It Mean To Be A Martyr? (Knowhy #1)

In June of 1844, Joseph and Hyrum Smith left for Carthage, Illinois to appear in court. They knew that they were facing death, yet in their last moments Joseph still testified to the guards of the divinity of the Book of Mormon, and Hyrum took solace from reading the Book of Ether. On the evening…

Jesus Warns Peter and Offers the Intercessory Prayer

Simon, Simon, behold, Satan hath desired to have you, that he may sift you as wheat: but I have prayed for thee, that thy faith fail not: and when thou art converted, strengthen thy brethren. All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite the shepherd, and…

Was James Strang the rightful successor of Joseph Smith?

When the Latter-day Saint Prophet Joseph Smith was killed by a mob at Carthage Jail, the Saints he left behind weren’t sure who would become the new leader of the church and to make matters worse Joseph himself made as many as eight different references to who should succeed him. Subsequently, after his death, several…