Here I view the significant evidence of Asherah as Heavenly Mother and Lover of God the Father in the Temple. This aspect of the ancient Israelite Temple worship was THE most singular, significant, IMPORTANT part of their ritual and religious belief and practice, and Joseph Smith gave us nothing of it. Archaeologically, I argue this shows Joseph Smith’s prophetic restoration fails. It is not a minor fail, it is the largest miss possible in all the religious restoration he claimed God guided him through. God forgot to include His own Wife in the Restoration?! I say no, that simply wouldn’t have happened had God been behind it all.
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