Tag Archives: Joseph F. 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 […]

LDS Youth Taught Spirits Can See Them

07 July

What Happens After We Die? “What Do We Know about the Spirit World? Where is the spirit world? President Brigham Young (1801–77) taught that the spirits of those who once lived on earth remain around us on this earth, though we can’t see them.1 1.See Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young (1997), 279. … Can spirits in […]

LDS: God and Christianity Deserted Each Other

08 January

2 Timothy 3.16-17; “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: 17 That the man of God may be perfect, thoroughly furnished unto all good works.” You’ll want to keep the verse above in mind as we examine our Mormon reference. Today we’re looking at a sermon delivered by Mormonism’s 6th prophet, Joseph F. Smith. Here […]

Behavioral Problems Plague Mormon Hierarchy

03 January

 TodayinMormonHistory.com “145 years ago – Jan 1, 1873; “Apostle Joseph F. Smith strikes his neighbor’s head “three times with my cane” for insulting him and letting his livestock trespass on Smith’s property. He voluntarily pleads guilty to assault and battery to Mormon justice of the peace. On Christmas night Smith had dreamed of using his cane […]

Mormonism’s Love-Hate Relationship with the Journal of Discourses

22 October

For the first eighteen years of life I embraced my Mormon religious conviction with unabated loyalty. Shelving questions about the faith, I held tightly to the ideology while parroting the all-too popular belief ‘I’ll find out when I get there’. That was until. After I left Mormonism, and began working with Ed Decker, I brought […]

False Prophecies of the Mormon Church

19 August

Polygamy Most Important Doctrine Journal of Discourses 21:9; “This doctrine of eternal union of husband and wife, and of plural marriage, is one of the most important doctrines ever revealed to man in any age of the world. Without it man would come to a full stop; without it we never could be exalted to associate with and […]