Tuesday, November 09, 2004

Scattering and Restoration

1 Nephi
7 7 And it meaneth that the time cometh that after all the house of Israel have been scattered and confounded, that the Lord God will raise up a mighty nation among the aGentiles•, yea, even upon the face of this land; and by them shall our seed be bscattered•.
8 8 And after our seed is scattered the Lord God will proceed to do a amarvelous• work among the bGentiles•, which shall be of great cworth• unto our seed; wherefore, it is likened unto their being nourished by the dGentiles and being carried in their arms and upon their shoulders.
9 9 And it shall also be of aworth• unto the Gentiles; and not only unto the Gentiles but bunto• all the chouse• of Israel, unto the making known of the dcovenants• of the Father of heaven unto Abraham, saying: In thy eseed shall all the kindreds of the earth be fblessed•.

So the entire house of Israel will be scattered and confounded, the God will raise up a mighty nation, the United States, which will then scatter the seed of Nephi and his brother Laman or, in other words, the American Indian. So did the "white man" do the will of God in scattering the "red man"? Or did they just do their own will which was known in advance by God?

Then after the scattering, the restoration of the Gospel to the Prophet Joseph Smith, the important information of which is knowing the covenants of the Father of heaven unto Abraham, namely In thy seed shall all the kindreds of the earth be blessed.

Sunday, November 07, 2004

Kings Shall Be Thy Nursing Fathers

22 22 Thus saith the Lord God: Behold, I will lift up mine hand to the aGentiles•, and set up my bstandard• to the people; and they shall bring thy sons in their carms•, and thy daughters shall be carried upon their shoulders.
23 23 And akings• shall be thy bnursing• fathers, and their queens thy nursing mothers; they shall bow down to thee with their face towards the earth, and lick up the dust of thy feet; and thou shalt know that I am the Lord; for they shall not be ashamed that cwait• for me.

We the Gentiles who are not of the House of Israel will be called upon in the last days to support and uphold the covenant people of God. Those who are known to be the covenant people of God are the Jews. The Jews have been supported by the Americans and other European cultures.

Those who are not commonly known outside the LDS community to be descendents of Israel are those who live in Central and South America. Many of those people are coming to America and are being supported in a different way than the Jews. They come here and receive employment and other governmental services. They too are being supported by the Americans.