Be Ready to Shed Blood

Be Ready to Shed Blood

Journal of Discourses 6:34 “… I do not consider God is so anxious that we should be bloodthirsty men,,, … God designs we should be pure men, holding the oracles of God in holy and pure vessels; but when it is necessary that blood should be shed, we should be as ready...

LDS: Jesus Advocated Decapitation

LDS: Jesus Advocated Decapitation

Journal of Discourses 7:20 “These are my views, and the Lord knows that I believe in the principles of sanctification; and when I am guilty of seducing any man’s wife, or any woman in God’s world, I say sever my head from my body. These have ever been my feelings...

Blood Atonement for Adultery

Blood Atonement for Adultery

Journal of Discourses 3:246-247 “A year will not pass away before some few of them are guilty of creeping into widows’ houses, and into bed with the wives of their brethren, debauching one woman here, and another there. … There is not a man or woman, who violates the...

Death Penalty for Seducing Women

Death Penalty for Seducing Women

Journal of Discourses 4:174 “Are there men in our midst who will court other men’s wives? Yes, and will take them right to the ungodly for them to seduce, and they will take our daughters and do the same. What are such men worthy of? They are worthy of death, and they...

Retribution for Traitors of Mormonism

Retribution for Traitors of Mormonism

Today we’re looking at early Mormonism. As we’ve stated many times before, the reason why we look at this topic is twofold. Not only does it provides insight of what was going on back then, but it helps in understanding the mindset of Mormons today. The Mormon culture...

Blood Atonement in Mormonism

Blood Atonement in Mormonism

Today we’re publishing a new page on the site that you can find in the General Research section. This is a subject matter that isn’t pretty, but needs to be told. Ignoring, hiding or denying that blood atonement wasn’t part of Mormonism is disingenuous and exploiting...