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Voice from the Dust is Witchcraft, and the Book of Mormon

16 August

Encyclopedia of Mormonism, p. 1538 “For Latter-day Saints, the phrase “voice from the dust” speaks of the coming-forth of the Book of Mormon (cf. 2 Ne. 25:18; 26:16), which was translated from metal plates buried in the ground for fourteen centuries. As early as Joseph Smith, LDS leaders have consistently indicated that this phrase applies to […]

Jesus to Become God

15 August

Gospel Through the Ages, pp. 19-21 “Jesus Christ, the only perfect man who has lived on this earth, was perfect because He obeyed all the principles and ordinances of the Gospel… As a reward for the valiant work of the Son of Man, He shall eventually—when this earth is celestialized—become its God, King, and Ruler …and […]

LDS: Have Courage to Leave and Follow Truth

14 August

Ensign (CR), May 1977, p.21 “We know that all truth does emanate from God and is therefore unchangeable, consistent, and unified. Consequently, not all Christian churches with their dissimilar teachings can provide a fulness of truth. My intent is to assert with testimony and persuasion of scripture the reasons there can be only one Lord, one acceptable […]

Adam is Still God in Doctrine and Covenants

11 August

Doctrine and Covenants 27:11 “And also with Michael, or Adam, the father of all, the prince of all, the ancient of days”. – Joseph Smith Matthew 24:35“Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not pass away.” If the Church threw Brigham under the bus for his Adam-God doctrine, why haven’t they done the same with Joseph Smith? […]

Polygamy Mandatory for Highest Exaltation

09 August

Journal of Discourses 20:30-31 “Patriarchal marriage involves conditions, responsibilities and obligations which do not exist in monogamy, and there are blessings attached to the faithful observance of that law… It is an additional privilege for that same man and wife to reenter the Temple of God to receive another wife in like manner if they are […]