April 9 – Hebrews 5:4; Ex. 28:1; 40:13-16; “And no man taketh this honour unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.” “And take unto thee Aaron they brother, and his sons with him, from among the children of Israel, that he may minister unto me in the priest’s office, […]
Freethinkers An Insider’s View of Mormon Origins, 2003 by Grant Palmer http://signaturebooks.com/2010/11/excerpt-an-insiders-view-of-mormon-origins/ “I admire men and women who have developed the questing spirit, who are unafraid of new ideas as stepping stones to progress. We should, of course, respect the opinions of others, but we should also be unafraid to dissent–if we are informed. Thoughts […]
Joseph Smith Greater than Isaiah & Moses Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pg. 7; “In thirty nations are men and women who look upon him as a greater leader than Moses and a greater prophet than Isaiah; his disciples now number close to a million [the present figure is over 3.5 million]; and already […]
God Dwells in Your Heart D&C 130:3; “The idea that the Father and the Son dwell in a man’s heart is an old sectarian notion, and is false.”
Selling the Book of Mormon Copyright In 1829 Joseph Smith claimed God had told him to send Hiram Page and Oliver Cowdery to Toronto, Canada to sell the copyright of the Book of Mormon. Interestingly enough, their mission didn’t go the way Smith’s revelation said it would. Smith’s response to their ventures is found in […]
History of the Church of Jesus Christ (Christianity) When I left the Mormon Church God awoke in me a need to know about the Church of Jesus Christ – the real church of Christianity. I began wondering what really happened to the body of Christ after Jesus died.
Prophet of God Ensign, May 1991, 64; “Joseph Smith was not only a great man, but he was an inspired servant of the Lord, a prophet of God. His greatness consists in one thing–the truthfulness of his declaration that he saw the Father and the Son and that he responded to the reality of that […]