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Mormon Dilemma 870 No Planets for Godhood Status

02 March

Gospel Topics, “Becoming Like God”; “The desire to nurture the divinity in His children is one of God’s attributes that most inspires, motivates, and humbles members of the Church. God’s loving parentage and guidance can help each willing, obedient child of God receive of His fulness and of His glory…The teaching that men and women have […]

Mormon Dilemma 454

02 December

No Worshipping Mother in Heaven Allowed The Seer, p.159; “But if we have a heavenly Mother as well as a heavenly Father, is it not right that we should worship the Mother of our spirits as well as the Father? No…it is lawful for the children to worship the King of Heaven, but not the ‘Queen of heaven.’” – Orson […]

Mormon Dilemma 452

30 November

Measure of Accuracy “The Bible, as it has been transmitted over the centuries, has suffered the loss of many plain and precious parts…Unfortunately, no original manuscripts of any portion of the Bible are available for comparison to determine the most accurate version. However, the Lord has revealed clearly the doctrines of the gospel in these […]

Mormon Dilemma 451

29 November

Apostate Christendom: Signs of the Times The Millennial Messiah, p.403; “Thus the signs of the times include the prevailing apostate darkness in the sects of Christendom and in the religious world in general. False churches, false prophets, false worship—breeding as they do a way of life that runs counter to the divine will—all these are […]

Mormon Dilemma 450

28 November

Evolving Religion Millennial Star, No. 8, October 1, 1845, vol.6, p.121; “Joseph Smith in his lifetime did not receive everything connected with the doctrine of redemption, but has left the key with those who understand how to obtain and teach this great people, all that is necessary for their salvation and exaltation in the celestial kingdom […]

Mormon Dilemma 449

27 November

Heavenly Parents; Even the Pagans Believe! Gospel Through the Ages, pgs 100-101; “Not only have the prophets of God throughout the various dispensations declared that mortals are the children of Heavenly Parents and that God placed mankind into mortality; but the pagan religions preserved in their theologies kindred doctrine. The ancient Greek poets and philosophers, […]

Mormon Dilemma 447

25 November

Forgiveness Dependent Upon Works Articles of Faith, pg 99; “The first step toward the blessed state of forgiveness consists in the sinner confessing his sins; the second, in his forgiving others who have sinned against him; and the third in his showing his acceptance of Christ’s atoning sacrifice by complying with the divine requirements.” – […]

Mormon Dilemma 446

24 November

B.H. Roberts’ Assessment of Book of Mormon: Tale by a Child Studies of the Book of Mormon, by B.H. Roberts, p. 251; “If from all that has gone before in Part 1, the view be taken that the Book of Mormon is merely of human origin… if it be assumed that he is the author […]