The economic conditions which have necessitated the release of certain of our workers have increased the duties of others, making it more difficult than ever for them to find adequate time for reading and meditation.
For a number of years I have viewed with considerable alarm the premature incapacitation of leading workers in the cause by reason of physical and mental disaster, and this frequently in the case of men who really ought to be in their prime.
In Genesis 2:4, 5, we read in the Authorized Version, "These are the generations of every plant of the field before it was in the earth, and every herb of the field before it grew." The Mormons take this passage to prove that there was a spiritual creation before what they refer to as natural creation. What does the original Hebrew of this passage mean?