Meldrum, Rod L.

Author Bio President – The FIRM Foundation Rod L. Meldrum is a researcher, author and national lecturer on the truthfulness of the Book of Mormon, its historical efficacy and scriptural and physical evidences. His research supports the writings and teachings of ancient and latter-day prophets and indicates North America as the location where its epic […]

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Los Lunas Decalogue Stone, New Mexico

Providential Importance in History The Los Lunas Decalogue Stone is a large boulder on the side of Hidden Mountain, near Los Lunas, New Mexico, about 35 miles south of Albuquerque, that bears a very regular inscription carved into a flat panel. The stone is also known as the Los Lunas Mystery Stone or Commandment Rock. […]

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North America is the Land of Promise (LDS Liberty Podcast)

LDS Liberty interviews Rod Meldrum, scientific researcher and founder of: FirmLDS.com BookofMormonEvidence.org –who makes his case that The Book of Mormon lands are actually in North America. LDS Liberty finds that this sheds further light on our responsibility as Latter-day Saints to serve the Lord in this land of promise because the blessings of liberty are reserved for those […]

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Mississippi and River Sidon Connection

Associated Locations: Mississippi River Relation to Heartland Model “Claims have been made that the Sidon River of the Book of Mormon could not have been the Mississippi River as proposed by the Heartland Model geography.  These claims have rested primarily on certain assumptions about what is indicated by the Book of Mormon text itself.  It […]

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Heartland Model

Declared a Movement “There is a swelling movement within the Church, though, that prefers to believe that the story took place in Illinois, among other North American locales.  …‘Prophecies and Promises: The Book of Mormon and the United States of America’ is the latest salvo in this argument. …When and if such features begin to shift, the impulse […]

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Hebrew in Hopewell Civilization

Hebrew Writing The Book of Mormon is the history of several groups of people from the Old World who came to the America’s by boat.  At least one of these groups, known as the Nephites, kept a written history of their people on metal plates which was passed down through their prophets and was written […]

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Bat Creek Stone

Discovery “Independent scientific verification of an archaeologically excavated stone with ancient Hebrew inscribed into its surface has been completed in the America’s.  And where was this stone recovered?  In a Hopewell burial mound in eastern Tennessee. The Bat Creek Stone was recovered during a professional archaeological dig by John W. Emmert of the Smithsonian Institution’s […]

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Zelph Mound
Zelph Mound Joseph Smith Foundation

Wayne May During the “Zion’s Camp March” of 1834 the men dug into a burial mound overlooking the Illinois river where they found the skeleton of an ancient warrior. Joseph Smith received a revelation that his name was Zelph. Wayne May tells the full account in this clip taken from the DVD “Book of Mormon […]

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