Posts Tagged ‘ Israel ’

A Plea To Mormons: Walk A Mile In Palestinian Shoes

February 13, 2010
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A Plea To Mormons: Walk A Mile In Palestinian Shoes

Guest Post by Non-Arab Arab BiV’s recent post “Sod, Seed, Salvation: Abrahamic Covenant and the Claim to Palestine” brought me out of my normal lurking.  Modern Palestine and what I firmly believe to be the erroneous interpretation most members of the church have regarding events there always riles me up.  Usually I do the smart thing and bite my lip, but every once in a while I choose to enter the fray in full combat mode.  As I’ve found on most issues of debate, it doesn’t really matter how right I think I am the noise of the argument rarely…

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Sod, Seed, Salvation: Abrahamic Covenant and the Claim to Palestine

February 10, 2010
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Sod, Seed, Salvation: Abrahamic Covenant and the Claim to Palestine

OT SS Lesson #7 Sod, seed, and salvation — it’s how I like to describe the Abrahamic Covenant. There were three promises in the covenant. The first was a land promise, where the Lord gave Abraham and his descendants the land of Canaan for an everlasting possession. The second was the promise of a great and numerous posterity. And the third was the blessing of the everlasting Gospel: the priesthood and the promise of exaltation, to come to the world through Abraham’s lineage. (see Genesis 17)  But just look at how often the covenant was renewed!

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Virtual RS/PH #15: Establishing the Cause of Zion

August 10, 2008
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Virtual RS/PH #15:  Establishing the Cause of Zion

Okay, last week I said the death lesson was going to be tough.  Frankly, I think a Zion lesson is no picnic either.  I’m looking ahead though, and there are some better ones on the horizon, so hang in there, teachers!

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