In other words, we should be concentrating on the spirit of revelation, and not on events, which are simply that, events.
Steven Montgomery wrote: > At 09:31 AM 11/8/2002, you wrote: > > > > > I'm not going to say "Yes, of > > > course the actual event happened as described", because it really doesn't > > > matter. If it did, great; if not _so what_. I refuse to > > > >The Book of Mormon prophets believed that the water actually parted for > >the Israelites but then closed in upon the Egyptians. That's one reason > >why I think it matters. > > > >1 Ne. 4: 2 > > Therefore let us go up; let us be strong like unto Moses; for he truly > > spake unto the waters of the Red Sea and they divided hither and thither, > > and our fathers came through, out of captivity, on dry ground, and the > > armies of Pharaoh did follow and were drowned in the waters of the Red Sea. > > > >1 Ne. 17: 26 > >Now ye know that Moses was commanded of the Lord to do that great work; > >and ye know that by his word the waters of the Red Sea were divided hither > >and thither, and they passed through on dry ground. > > > >Hel. 8: 11 > >Therefore he was constrained to speak more unto them saying: Behold, my > >brethren, have ye not read that God gave power unto one man, even Moses, > >to smite upon the waters of the Red Sea, and they parted hither and > >thither, insomuch that the Israelites, who were our fathers, came through > >upon dry ground, and the waters closed upon the armies of the Egyptians > >and swallowed them up? > > > >========= Mark Gregson [EMAIL PROTECTED] ========= > > Or how about the words of the Lord Jesus Christ himself: > > (Doctrine and Covenants | Section 8:3) > 3 Now, behold, this is the spirit of revelation; behold, this is the > spirit by which Moses brought the children of Israel through the Red Sea on > dry ground. > > -- > Steven Montgomery > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================