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Iron Rod 124 - D&C 46-48
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Disruptive visitors leads to a revelation on gifts of the spirit. John Whitmer refuses a call from the prophet and receives a revelation from the Lord. And what to do with all the immigrants from New York?

Moroni 6:9

1 Timothy 4:1-4

James 4:1-4

D&C 35:8-11

Mormon 9:20

1 Nephi 10:17-19

Psalm 14

Moroni 7:29-32

2 Nephi 31:33

1 Corinthians 12:4-11

John 14:26

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Iron Rod 123 - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - April 2021 General Conference
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We take a break from the scriptures to evaluate some of the talks from General Conference and compare those teachings to what is taught in the scriptures.

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Iron Rod 122 - D&C 43-45
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The Lord establishes the rules of prophetic succession, calls the elders to gather for a conference, and gives information about his Second Coming.

D&C 28:2

D&C 3:9

D&C 35:18

D&C 88:21, 34

D&C 100:16

D&C 10:67

D&C 64:23-25

D&C 22

D&C 49:8

D&C 101:17-23

D&C 82:54-58

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Iron Rod 121 - D&C 41-42
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Edward Partridge is called as the first bishop. Shortly after, D&C 42 is received that contains the law of consecration, along with specific rules for dealing with sin within the church.

D&C 50:4

D&C 112:24-26

D&C 6:13

Isaiah 5:24

Isaiah 8:20

Isaiah 30:9

Jeremiah 6:19-21

Jeremiah 9:12-13

D&C 51:2

2 Nephi 10:9

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Iron Rod 120 - D&C 37-40
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The command to go to the Ohio. The command to look after the poor. And the short discipleship of James Covel.

Moses 7:26
Moses 7:61
D&C 112:23
2 Nephi 28:19-23
D&C 45:28
D&C 35:20-21
D&C 29:7-8
JST Matthew 13:25-45
D&C 64:37-39
Deut 15:7-11
Deut. 24:14-15
Exodus 22:22-23
Psalm 140:12
Psalm 41
Proverbs 14
Proverbs 28:27
Moses 7:18
D&C 105:3-5
Mosiah 27:3-5
1 Timothy 6:19
Jacob 2:18-19
D&C 105:11-12
D&C 98:8
D&C 45:39
Mark 4

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Iron Rod 119 - Joseph in the Gap
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The waiting is over. Searcher’s book is now available. In this episode he gives a chapter-by-chapter overview of Joseph in the Gap, which gives “the hidden history that explains Mormonism’s past, present, and future.”

The book is available on Amazon here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08YQCQB87

 

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Iron Rod 118 - Moses 7, D&C 74
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In this episode we focus on the “precious morsel” of Moses 7, that gives Joseph a view of what Zion really is and why it is so important. We also cover D&C 74 which was written around this time and aligns with what was revealed in Moses 6.

3 Nephi 20:22

3 Nephi 21:23-25

3 Nephi 28:7

D&C 84:119

John 10:1

Isaiah 35:10

D&C 133:33, 35

Jude 1:6

2 Peter 2:4

D&C 38:3-6

Matthew 27:52

1 Peter 3:18

Isaiah 42:7

Isaiah 49:9

D&C 76:73

D&C 88:99

Revelation 1:18

Revelation 3:20-21

D&C 76:53

JST Genesis 9:21-23

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Iron Rod 117 - D&C 35-36
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We review some of the conversions and spiritual outpourings that occurred in Kirtland in November 1830, then discuss the revelations given to Sidney Rigdon and Edward Partridge.

D&C 84:64-72

Mormon 9:24

Mark 14:16-18

Revelation 18

D&C 3:9

D&C 43:3

D&C 38:9,15

D&C 61:37

D&C 62:9

D&C 78:18

D&C 82:24

D&C 4:3

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Iron Rod 116 - D&C 30-34
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Messages to the Whitmer brothers and Thomas Marsh, and the mission to the Lamanites.

Alma 31:16-17
D&C 45:56
JS-Matthew 1:37

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Iron Rod 115 - D&C 28-29
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In homage to Numbers 12, Oliver learns in Section 28 that he, like Aaron, doesn’t receive revelations the same way as Joseph and Moses, but he is given broad discretion in teaching the things Joseph brings forth. After disagreeing about the nature of Adam’s death, a handful of members unite in prayer and receive Section 29, which gives them a lot more than they asked for.

D&C 5:10

D&C 43:3

1 Corinthians 7:6

3 Nephi 27:1-2

Ether 13:8-13

Moses 6:55

Moses 4:1-4

Moses 7:32

Moses 5:6

Moroni 8:8-10

D&C 74:7

D&C 137:10

2 Nephi 9:25

Mosiah 3:11,12,16

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Iron Rod 114 - D&C 26-27
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Common consent. How Joseph defused Oliver’s protests. And after being told while on the way to purchase wine that it doesn’t matter what you drink for the sacrament, Joseph proceeds to procure some wine for the sacrament.

D&C 24:9

D&C 10:63

D&C 20:35, 41, 69, 80

D&C 33:11-17

D&C 68:1-2

Alma 17:2-3

Alma 33:2

D&C 28:13

D&C 104:21

D&C 124:144

D&C 20:65

D&C 104:71

JST Matthew 17

JST Luke 9:4

Exodus 28

Daniel 7

D&C 128:20

D&C 112:30

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Iron Rod 113 - D&C 24-25
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The Lord introduces the commandment for preachers of his gospel to go without purse or scrip. He also explains how the song of the righteous is prayer unto the Lord, even when performed using trumpets and cymbals.

D&C 1:19-20

Alma 37:12, 37

D&C 84:85-92

D&C 10:5-6

3 Nephi 27:10-11

Luke 9:1-6

Mark 6:7-13

Luke 10:4-11

Isaiah 5:7

D&C 101:44

D&C 95:4

D&C 11:30

Romans 8:14

D&C 39:4-6

D&C 42:48-52

2 Nephi 27:5

Psalm 98:4-6

Psalm 150

2 Chronicles 5:11

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Iron Rod 112 - D&C 21, 22, Moses 1
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We conclude the organization events with meetings on April 11 and June 9. Shortly after that, Joseph receives Moses 1.

Jeremiah 31

Ezekiel 37:26

D&C 35:4

D&C 20:61

2 Nephi 27

D&C 46:7

D&C 20:69

Numbers 12:6

Mosiah 4:5

3 Nephi 28:13-17

Hebrews 6:13-14

D&C 20:19-20

D&C 6:36

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Iron Rod 111 - D&C 19, 20, 23
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We start off with the Articles of the Church of Christ, a revelation from God to Oliver Cowdery an uninspired, irrelevant “first draft” of D&C 20. Then we discuss D&C 19, which contains the final instructions to Martin Harris while also revealing a mystery of God. That leads into a discussion of the muddled history of April 6, with some records claiming the meeting was held at Fayette and others claiming it was held at Manchester, and we discuss an alternate narrative that resolves most of the conflict, and puts D&C 23 into a new light. We finish up with D&C 20, which contains the law of the church that is systematically violated every week.

Here’s where you can download the paper by Bryan Westover: https://www.millennialstar.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Original-Members-of-the-1830-Church-of-Christ.pdf

Ether 5:6

D&C 29:27-28

Mosiah 5:10-13

Matthew 25:41-46

Mark 3:28-29

D&C 29:29-30

D&C 76:40-48

Mosiah 16:1-5

Moroni 6:9

D&C 46:2

D&C 84:85

D&C 100:5-6

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Iron Rod 110 - D&C 11-18
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Authority to baptize from John the Baptist, Joseph evacuated from Harmony by David Whitmer after divine intervention, Joseph Knight: the man in all the right places, and what the voice of God actually said in old Father Whitmer’s chamber. Just a few of the topics covered in this week’s podcast.

D&C 20:65

D&C 128:

D&C 27:12

JST Gen 14:29

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Iron Rod 109 - D&C 6-10
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This week’s episode focuses mostly on Oliver Cowdery as he begins to help Joseph with the translation. We finish with section 10, which has the Lord declare that the Book of Mormon contains “the true points of my doctrine, yea, and the ONLY doctrine which is in me,” and that “whosoever declares more or less than this, the same is not of me, but is against me.”

2 Nephi 26:29

Matthew 19:29

1 Nephi 13:35-37

Ether 4:4-8

Abraham 2:9-11

D&C 27:12

D&C 84:54

1 Nephi 9:5-6

2 Nephi 13:12

2 Nephi 19:15-17

2 Nephi 28:14

3 Nephi 1:24

Alma 13:20

D&C 33:4

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Iron Rod 108 - D&C 3-5
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We discuss Martin Harris’ early involvement with the Book of Mormon, from visiting scholars with copies of the characters on the plates, to translating with Joseph, losing the 116 pages, and finally testifying in court about Joseph and the plates.

D&C 122:9

Alma 7:22-25

D&C 28:2

D&C 1:14

1 Nephi 3:7

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Iron Rod 107 - The angel's message in 1823
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As with the first vision, there are additional accounts of Joseph’s encounter with an angel in September 1823 that provide more information than is found in the Joseph Smith History. After reviewing Joseph’s four accounts, we dive into a series of letters Oliver Cowdery wrote in 1835 that provide detailed information about Joseph’s frame of mind and the Old Testament foundation for the work Joseph was to be involved with.

Luke 1:17

D&C 98:16-17

1 Corinthians 1:27-29

Isaiah 29:14

Psalm 100:1-2

Psalm 107:1-7

Joel 2:28

Isaiah 1:7, 23-27

Deuteronomy 32:23-24

Isaiah 2:1-4

Isaiah 4:5-6

Isaiah 11:15-16

Jeremiah 31:1,8-9,28-33

Jeremiah 30:18-21

Jeremiah 16:16

Jeremiah 50:4-5

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Iron Rod 106 - 4 Accounts of the First Vision
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Joseph produced four separate accounts of his first vision: 1832 (while the fulness was on the earth), 1835 (while the church was being downgraded), 1838 (during the Missouri debacle) and 1842 (in the middle of the Nauvoo period). In this episode we discuss the similarities and differences between those accounts and how the time and context of their recording could explain those differences.

D&C 107:20

D&C 38:32

D&C 105:11

Alma 13:7-8

Matthew 16:18-19

D&C 65:2

D&C 81

JST Luke 10:22

Mosiah 15:2, 4

JST Psalm 14

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Iron Rod 105 - Overview & D&C 1
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We start off with an overview of the Book of Commandments and Doctrine and Covenants, then dive into a discussion of Section 1, a preface given by revelation in November 1831.

D&C 70:1-4

D&C 88:84

Isaiah 8:16, 20

Ether 11:6-7

2 Nephi 31:3