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LDS Idolatrous Personifications of Creation

12 August

“Thou shalt not make thee any graven image, or any likeness of any thing that is in heaven above, or that is in the earth beneath, or that is in the waters beneath the earth”. Deuteronomy 5:8 Also see Exodus 20:4; Deuteronomy 4:15-16, 19; Habakkuk 2:18, and Leviticus 26:1 for more examples of ‘graven images’. The […]

LDS Tithing Contradictions

09 August

‘Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.’ 2 Corinthians 9:7 Ensign, ‘Concerning Tithing,’ June 1980 “First Presidency Message Marion G. Romney Second Counselor in the First Presidency A Legal Obligation to the Lord …tithing is a debt which everyone […]

LDS: Polygamy Stops Christian Whorehouses

06 August

Journal of Discourses 5:364“A gentleman, with whom I came in contact while at Washington, made this objection against Mormonism. Talking about the institution of plurality of wives, said he, “It never will answer; it will break up all the whore­houses in the country; for women would not abide in such establishments and sustain them, if […]

How is Jesus the ONLY Begotten in Pre-Existence?

05 August

“What is man, that thou art mindful of him? And the son of man, that thou visitest him? 5  For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, And hast crowned him with glory and honour. 6 Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands; Thou hast put all things under his feet”. Psalm 8:4-6  Today […]

LDS: Strengthen Testimonies by Trying to Believe

03 August

New Era, ‘How do I strengthen my testimony by bearing it when I have such a hard time being in front of people?,’ March 2019 “President Dieter F. Uchtdorf, then-Second Counselor in the First Presidency, gave four suggestions on how to strengthen your testimony: Search the word of God. “Fearlessly strive to believe. “Ask with a […]