Restoration, Absolute Certainty of the – Mormon Quotes

Ensign, November 2009, pg. 37; Some are willing to set aside the precious gospel truths restored by Joseph Smith because they get diverted on some historical issue or some scientific hypothesis not central to their exaltation, and in so doing they trade their spiritual birthright for a mess of pottage. They exchange the absolute certainty of the Restoration for a doubt, and in that process they fall into the trap of losing faith in the many things they do know because of a few things they do not know.” – Tad R, Callister

Romans 1:20-23For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:  21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.  22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools, 23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.

This teaching in the LDS Church reminds me of the Wizard of Oz.  Never mind the person behind the curtain tricking you and telling you things that aren’t true!  You just keep on believing what you’ve been fed without investigating it for yourself.

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