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
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