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The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ Part II: The Four Royal Stars 0

The Lion and Unicorn Testify of Christ Part II: The Four Royal Stars

John P. Pratt The four “royal stars” are the bright stars in the four cornerstone constellations discussed in Part I. The Book of Enoch explains that the stars are named for the Lord’s most...

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....

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...

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...

From Martyrdom to Celebration! 2

From Martyrdom to Celebration!

John P. Pratt Associated Locations: Carthage Jail, Carthage, Illinois Nauvoo Temple. Nauvoo, Illinois Associated Dates: June 27, 1844 – Day of Martyrdom May 1, 1846 – First Dedication June 27,  2002 – Second Dedication The Nauvoo Temple will...

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...

Enoch Calendar: Another Witness of the Restoration 0

Enoch Calendar: Another Witness of the Restoration

John P. Pratt Several key dates during the restoration of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints occurred on significant dates on the Hebrew Calendar. Now it has been discovered that the Enoch...

Constellations Testify of Seven Angels 0

Constellations Testify of Seven Angels

John P. Pratt Scripture, constellations and myth combine to tell the deeds of the seven chief angels in heaven, earth and the underworld. Last month’s article summarized how 48 constellations testify of the twelve...

The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836 Part 1: Dating the First Easter 1

The Restoration of Priesthood Keys on Easter 1836 Part 1: Dating the First Easter

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...

Spectacular Meteor Shower Might Repeat 0

Spectacular Meteor Shower Might Repeat

John P. Pratt   There might be a truly spectacular meteor shower during the pre-dawn hours of November 18, 1999. But it is not expected to rival the impressive meteor shower which occurred when...