Tag Archives: grace

Thought of the Day about Mormonism and the Plan of Happiness

30 September

Today I visited the front page of LDS.org and noticed a nice little box with the title “The Plan of Happiness”.  Clicked on that and up pops about ten other boxes of ways you can work for salvation.  ??????????  How is that a plan for happiness? When I think of a plan of happiness I’m […]

Mormon Dilemma 447

25 November

Forgiveness Dependent Upon Works Articles of Faith, pg 99; “The first step toward the blessed state of forgiveness consists in the sinner confessing his sins; the second, in his forgiving others who have sinned against him; and the third in his showing his acceptance of Christ’s atoning sacrifice by complying with the divine requirements.” – […]

Mormon Dilemma 445

23 November

Temple Worthiness Interview The Holy Temple, Ensign, Oct. 2010; “In the temples, members of the Church who make themselves eligible can participate in the most exalted of the redeeming ordinances that have been revealed to mankind. There, in a sacred ceremony, an individual may be washed and anointed and instructed and endowed and sealed. And […]

False Prophecies of the Mormon Church

03 August

Salvation by Grace Ensign, November 1988, p. 65; “Man unquestionably has impressive powers… But after all our obedience and good works, we cannot be saved from the effects of our sins without the grace extended by the atonement of Jesus Christ… Man cannot earn his own salvation.” – Dallin H. Oaks, “What Think Ye of […]

Mormon Dilemma 233

24 April

Active LDS Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 14; “The religious practices of active Latter-day Saints include attendance at worship services and religious education classes on Sunday; donation of tithing and other financial contributions; service in a variety of Church callings; performance of temple ordinances on behalf of the deceased; personal and family prayer; scripture study; religious […]