Tag Archives: Journal of Discourses

LDS: God is the Happiest of Men

04 June

Journal of Discourses 4:222 “God is the happiest of men. I am perfectly satisfied that my Father and my God is a cheerful, pleasant, lively, and good-natured being. He is a jovial person and a beautiful man.” — Heber C. Kimball, Great Salt Lake City, February 8, 1857 Numbers 23:19 “God is not a man, that he should lie; […]

LDS: Fear Fills Minds of Apostates

02 April

Journal of Discourses 11:232 “In speaking about apostasy, it is a remarkable feature connected with it and with those who favor apostates and consort with them, that they are filled with the spirit of fear.” — George Quayle Cannon, Great Salt Lake City, May 6, 1866. Matthew 10:28 “And fear not them which kill the body, but […]

BRIGHAM YOUNG: NO CHILD KNEW LESS THAN JESUS

10 March

Journal of Discourses 7:286 “It is written of the Savior that he descended below all things. If he did, he descended in capacity. I will merely tell you what I believe on this point. I believe that there never was a child born on this earth with any less capacity than dwelt in the child that […]

Departed Dead Live on Sun, Moon, and Stars

09 March

Journal of Discourses 5:71 “The sun, moon, and stars are the representatives of the final homes of the departed dead, if not their real homes. … Here are homes for all grades of spirits, from the faithful martyr to Christ’s kingdom and Gospel, whose glory is represented by the sun in the firmament, to the wicked tare, […]

LDS Contradictions: The Spirit Enters the Body When…

27 February

Job 31:15 “Did not he that made me in the womb make him? and did not one fashion us in the womb?” Being raised in Utah Mormonism affords a person many experiences of being taught things that aren’t necessarily standard LDS doctrine. Today we’re looking at one of those. A few weeks ago I came across […]