The Iron Rod Podcast
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Insights and discussions from searching the scriptures while incorporating LDS church history.
||CleanIron Rod 011 – Testing Section 132||Building off the previous episode that reviewed what the scriptures say and don’t say about polygamy, in this episode we test the doctrine espoused in Section 132 against the rest of the scriptures. Some of...||2/18/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 010 – What the scriptures say and don’t say about polygamy||One of the most divisive topics to come out of Nauvoo is polygamy. One challenge, however, is that the spiritual polygamy that was taught during and after Nauvoo was completely different than the temporal polygamy...||2/11/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 009 – Sidney Rigdon||The history of the modern LDS Church portrays Sidney Rigdon in a generally unflattering light. His decision to not acquiesce to Brigham Young after the death of Joseph and Hyrum, and his resulting excommunication are...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 008 – A Brief History of the Church (Part 2: 1836-1844)||After the Kirtland temple dedication, the church proceeded on a much different trajectory than in the preceding years. Financial troubles in Kirtland, internal strife and conflict with non-members in Missouri, relocation to Nauvoo and the...||1/28/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 007 – A Brief History of the Church (Part 1)||One cannot truly understand the Doctrine and Covenants without understanding the historical context in which they were received. A challenge we all face is that the history of the church that we have been taught...||1/21/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 006 – The Nature of God||We dive deeper into the nature of God as described in the Lectures on Faith and corroborated by the rest of the scriptures, and discuss how we got D&C 130 which contradicts all these scriptural...||1/14/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 005 – Lectures on Faith||Lectures on Faith were added to the scriptures in 1835 by a general assembly of the church. They were removed in 1921 by a committee of six men. In this episode we review the history...||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 004 – Roles of prophets||We discuss the different roles of a prophet, including bringing forth the word of God and testing the people. We also review and test “The Fourteen Fundamentals of Following the Prophet” against the scriptures.||12/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 003 – Reformatted scriptures||We discuss the reformatted scriptures recently published by MD, including examples of issues they address as well as Watcher’s plan for taking them to the next level.||12/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIron Rod 002 – Tips and tricks for searching||Watcher shares a few of his first word searches. Searcher discusses the importance of historical records and tools like the Joseph Smith Papers project. MD talks about using BibleHub to analyze the Greek and Hebrew...||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|