Tag Archives: Journal of Discourses

Orson Pratt and BoM Lies on Birth/Death of Jesus

18 October

Matthew 2:2 “Saying, where is he that is born King of the Jews? for we have seen his star in the east, and are come to worship him.” Today  we’re looking at a small portion of an important talk given by Orson Pratt, interspersed with a few questions. The reason this is important is because Mormons are […]

Abandoning Truth for the Prophet

14 October

Journal of Discourses 5:83 “Now, whatever I might have obtained in the shape of learning, by searching and study respecting the arts and sciences of men—whatever principles I may have imbibed during my scientific researches, yet, if the Prophet of God should tell me that a certain principle or theory which I might have learned was […]

Civil War won’t End Until Earth Drenched in Blood

08 September

Journal of Discourses 10:15 “Who can stay this war that is devastating the whole nation both North and South? No human hand; it is out of the power of man, excepting by the repentance of the whole nation, for they have shed the blood of the Prophets, driven this Church and people from their midst, yes, […]

Jaredites Brought Curlemoms and Elephants to America

03 September

Journal of Discourses 12:340-341 “After they had come down into this valley by the command of the Lord they collected seeds and grain of every kind, and animals of almost every description, among which, no doubt, were the elephant and the curelom and the cumom, very huge animals that existed in those days, and after traveling […]

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 […]