Tagged: biblical

Defense of April Sixth 0

Defense of April Sixth

John P. Pratt Defense of April Sixth John P. Pratt To the editor: The review of John Lefgren’s April Sixth by S. Kent Brown, C. Wilfred Griggs, and H. Kimball Hansen (Summer 1982) claims...

Why Does the Whole World Reckon Time from the Birth of Christ? 0

Why Does the Whole World Reckon Time from the Birth of Christ?

John P. Pratt I Have a Question: How did it come to be that our largely non-Christian world reckons years from the birth of Jesus Christ? The Gregorian calendar, which is now used worldwide,...

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...

The Hebrew Calendar Testifies of the Creator 0

The Hebrew Calendar Testifies of the Creator

John P. Pratt The precise lengths of the solar year and lunar month were apparently designed to fit the day-year pattern of the Hebrew calendar. The length of the year of four seasons of...

The Hebrew Calendar Testifies of Latter-day Events 0

The Hebrew Calendar Testifies of Latter-day Events

John P. Pratt The Lord revealed a calendar to Moses, which has become the Hebrew Calendar, on which many sacred events occurred on holy days, such as the birth and resurrection of the Savior....

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...

Religious Chronology Summary 0

Religious Chronology Summary

John P. Pratt   Dates of religious events on our modern (Gregorian) calendar, as well as on seven of the holy calendars currently known: Sacred Round, Venus, Mercury, Perpetual Hebrew, Enoch, Enoch Fixed, and...

Sacred Calendars Q/A 1

Sacred Calendars Q/A

John P. Pratt The following questions were received concerning the two recent articles in Meridian Magazine by Dr. John P. Pratt, “Venus and the Beginning of Mortality” and “Astronomical Witnesses of the Great Flood.”...

April 6 Celebration of the Planets 0

April 6 Celebration of the Planets

John P. Pratt Thursday, April 6, 2000 marks exactly 2000 years since the Savior’s birth during the night preceding Thursday, April 6, 1 BC. In a sight worth seeing, the planets Jupiter, Saturn, and...

Dead Sea Scrolls May Solve Mystery 0

Dead Sea Scrolls May Solve Mystery

John P. Pratt Using the moon to determine Qumran calendar dates in the Dead Sea Scrolls sheds light on the longstanding enigma of when the priestly temple courses served. The Dead Sea Scrolls have...

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 Zodiac Testifies of Christ 0

The Zodiac Testifies of Christ

John P. Pratt The zodiac constellation figures may symbolize the twelve key roles of Jesus Christ. The Book of Enoch records that the angel Uriel revealed the figures in the stars called the constellations...

The Planet Uranus Testifies of Christ 0

The Planet Uranus Testifies of Christ

John P. Pratt The planet Uranus (Chronos) not only tracks the earth’s millennia, but also testifies of precise dates for Adam and Jesus Christ. In a recent Meridian article it was pointed out that...

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...