Category: House of Israel

Exodus Date Testifies of Christ 0

Exodus Date Testifies of Christ

John P. Pratt The Exodus account includes detailed patterns which testify of its precise date and that Jesus Christ was the Messiah whom Moses typified. The date of the Exodus of the Israelites from...

Twelve Sons, Twelve Stones 1

Twelve Sons, Twelve Stones

John P. Pratt The twelve stones in the breastplate of the ancient Hebrew high priest can now be identified, with the corresponding tribes of Israel. The Lord instructed Moses to have the names of...

Divine Calendars Testify of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob 0

Divine Calendars Testify of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

John P. Pratt Divine calendars indicate precise birth dates for Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Rebekah, and Jacob, as well as for the destruction of Sodom and Gomorrah, resolving the long-standing question of whether or not...

Twelve Sons, Twelve Constellations 0

Twelve Sons, Twelve Constellations

John P. Pratt Relating the twelve tribes of Israel to the twelve zodiac constellations helps unravel the mystery of the Lord’s sacred calendars. There is a strong Hebrew tradition that each of the twelve...

Genealogy from Adam to the Twelve Tribes 0

Genealogy from Adam to the Twelve Tribes

John P. Pratt Genealogy from Adam to the Twelve Tribes (including their wives) Contents _ Adam_ _Japheth _Nahor_&_Lot_ | | _Serug__| |_Noah__|_Shem____| | _Ishmael_ | |_Abraham__| |_Ham___ |_Isaac_ | |_Jacob_ |_Seir_   Explanation [Modifications...

Daniel’s Prophecy Foretells Date of Crucifixion 0

Daniel’s Prophecy Foretells Date of Crucifixion

John P. Pratt Sir Isaac Newton provided a key to understanding how Daniel prophesied the date of the Crucifixion to the very day. Are there any prophecies in the Old Testament of when the...

New Proposed Location for Solomon’s Temple 0

New Proposed Location for Solomon’s Temple

John P. Pratt Newly discovered evidence indicates possible original location of Solomon’s temple. Exactly where was Solomon’s temple located? Virtually all investigators agree that it was on the Temple Mount Platform in Jerusalem, but...

Jubilee Calendar Testifies of Christ 0

Jubilee Calendar Testifies of Christ

John P. Pratt The Jubilee Calendar is proposed as a restoration of an ancient inspired version, with evidence that it is used by the Lord for many sacred events. Many sacred calendars have been...

Geological Evidence for the British Throne of David 0

Geological Evidence for the British Throne of David

John P. Pratt Could the tradition that the British monarchy is the kingly line of David, crowned on the Stone of Jacob, be subjected to scientific scrutiny? Today marks the fiftieth anniversary of the...

Limhi, Alma, and Passover Patterns 0

Limhi, Alma, and Passover Patterns

John P. Pratt The Book of Mormon and sacred calendars provide keys to understand the patterns of the Biblical Exodus. One of the strongest types or patterns in the Book of Mormon is that...

The Scapegoat Dilemma 0

The Scapegoat Dilemma

John P. Pratt In the law of Moses, the scapegoat bore the burden of the sins of the people. Did the goat represent Christ or Satan? The elaborate “scapegoat” ceremony from the Law of...

How Did the Book of Jasher Know? 1

How Did the Book of Jasher Know?

John P. Pratt The Book of Jasher includes details about antediluvian patriarchs which are confirmed by modern revelation. The question arises of how the author of Jasher could have known specific facts from before...

The Timing of David and Solomon’s Reigns 0

The Timing of David and Solomon’s Reigns

John P. Pratt Sacred calendars provide precise dates for King David, his son Solomon, and the dedication of Solomon’s temple, completing the chain of interlocking dates from Adam to Jesus, the son of David....

Decision Days Ahead? 0

Decision Days Ahead?

John P. Pratt With every passing day, we are being more pressured to choose whether or not we will serve the true and living God. The days of fence-sitting seem to be swiftly drawing...

The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ Part I: The Cornerstone Constellations 0

The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ Part I: The Cornerstone Constellations

John P. Pratt The four “cornerstone” constellations, which date back to the Prophet Enoch, correspond to the four faces of the cherubim and the four principal tribes of Israel. Their symbols of the lion,...

The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836 Part 2: Symbolism of Passover and of Elijah’s Return 1

The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836 Part 2: Symbolism of Passover and of Elijah’s Return

John P. Pratt On Easter Sunday, 3 April 1836, the Savior, Moses, Elias, and Elijah appeared in succession in the Kirtland Temple and restored priesthood keys required for the dispensation of the fulness of...

Joshua’s Seventieth Jubilee 0

Joshua’s Seventieth Jubilee

John P. Pratt Soon we can celebrate seventy jubilees since Joshua crossed the River Jordan. Joshua led the children of Israel into the promised land of Canaan after the Lord divided the waters of...

When Was Judah’s 70-Year Babylonian Captivity? 0

When Was Judah’s 70-Year Babylonian Captivity?

John P. Pratt Jeremiah prophesied that Judah’s captivity in Babylon would last 70 years, and the scriptures testify that his prophecy was fulfilled. Many people have wondered just exactly how those years were to...