Tag Archives: Joseph Fielding Smith

Joseph Smith Born into Non-White Race

15 March

Melvin J. Ballard Blacks neutral in the pre-existence?  Maybe not… Sermons and Missionary Services of Melvin J. Ballard, pgs. 247-248; “Now, my brothers and sisters, I would like you to understand that long before we were born into this earth we were tested and tried in our pre-existence, and the fact that of the thousands […]

Mormon Prophet Declares not Half of LDS Will be Saved

08 March

Doctrines of Salvation 2:15-16; “NOT HALF THE LATTER-DAY SAINTS TO BE SAVED. … President Francis M. Lyman many times has declared, and he had reason to declare, I believe, that if we save one-half of the Latter-day Saints, that is, with an exaltation in the celestial kingdom of God, we will be doing well… Many […]

Mormon Prophet Says False Teaching Must Come to an End

29 February

Take Heed to Yourselves, pp. 190-191; “Every man that teaches holds a great responsibility, and he that teaches error and leads men from the path of truth is committing one of the greatest crimes that it is possible for man to commit. If he, through his teachings, is presenting false doctrine, and leading men astray […]

False Mormon Doctrine Produces No Assurance of Salvation

28 February

Take Heed to Yourselves, pp. 191-192; “…the man who seeks God and in the Spirit of truth, guided by the Spirit of truth, or the Comforter, and continues in God, will grow in knowledge, in light, in truth, until eventually there will come to him the perfect day of light and truth. Now, we will […]

Which Mormon Prophet is Telling You the Truth?

06 December

Topic: Qualifications to Become Sons of God 10th LDS Prophet/President Joseph Fielding Smith Doctrines of Salvation 3:250; “Now they who enter into the terrestrial kingdom, and they who enter into the telestial kingdom will not be sons of God in the sense in which this term is used here. Of course we are all the children […]

Mormon Dilemmas 20

01 July

Do Pre-existent Spirit Babies Choose Their Parents? When I was a Mormon I was taught that I had chosen the earthly parents I would be born to while I was still a spirit in the pre-existence.  This teaching always made me wonder just how trustworthy the doctrines of the Church were if this was true.

Mormon Dilemmas 11

15 June

Nephites Created Mayan Calendar Signs of the Times, p.155; “The Nephites on this continent also had a clear understanding of the universe. Without question the great Mexican, or Mayan, calendar stone, is the development of the teachings of inspired leaders among the Nephites.” – Joseph Fielding Smith