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Operations of the Spirit: Part 7c of 12, The Oliver Cowdery Revelations, D&C 6, 8, and 9

This is the seventh of fifteen parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit”; this part covers D&C 9. The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions and […]

Operations of the Spirit: Part 7b of 12, The Oliver Cowdery Revelations, D&C 6, 8, and 9

  This is the seventh of fifteen parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit”; this part covers D&C 8. The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions […]

Operations of the Spirit: Part 7a of 12, The Oliver Cowdery Revelations, D&C 6, 8, and 9

  This is the seventh of fifteen parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit”; this part covers D&C 6. The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions […]

Operations of the Spirit: Part 6 of 12, Extracting Meaning from Metaphors

  This is the sixth of twelve parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit.” The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions and criticisms. The twelve parts […]

Operations of the Spirit: Part 5 of 12, Light and a Burning in the Bosom

This is the fifth of twelve parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit.” The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions and criticisms. The twelve parts are […]

Operations of the Spirit: Part 3 of 12, Metaphors and Meaning, the Still Small Voice

  This is the third of twelve parts to an essay entitled “Operations of the Spirit.” The entire essay is just over one hundred pages if printed out, so it is presented serially in this blog. These parts should be read sequentially, because each builds on the previous parts. Hopefully, readers will have comments, suggestions and criticisms. The twelve parts […]

Operations of the Spirit, Part 2 of 12, Confusing Terms

II. CONFUSING TERMS Understanding who or what the Spirit is can be befuddling. So understanding the operations of the Spirit can be perplexing. The difference between the Spirit, capitalized or not, and the Holy Ghost is often blurred in general discourse, which means these terms may be either used interchangeably or differentiated. Many scriptures seem to use the terms synonymously. […]