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Mormon Dilemmas 11

15 June

Nephites Created Mayan Calendar Signs of the Times, p.155; “The Nephites on this continent also had a clear understanding of the universe. Without question the great Mexican, or Mayan, calendar stone, is the development of the teachings of inspired leaders among the Nephites.” – Joseph Fielding Smith

Mormon Dilemmas 10

15 June

Atonement Ensign, November 2008, pg. 57; “”[The] testing of our limits in priesthood service is made necessary by God’s plan to qualify His children to live with Him again forever. Heavenly Father loves His children…To qualify us to receive that gift, He gave us a mortal body, the opportunity to be tempted to sin, and […]

Mormon Dilemmas 9

13 June

Mormon Dilemmas 9 While doing some research on a project for the ministry it dawned on me that the Mormon Church contradicted itself in the Articles of Faith; in particular #12.  It says; “We believe in being subject to kings, presidents, rulers, and magistrates, in obeying, honoring, and sustaining the law.”

Mormon Dilemmas 8

06 June

Abrahamic Covenant is a Dilemma for the Mormon Church The dilemma this time is something I wish every single Mormon knew about.  It’s imperative as a Christian to know who Abraham was.  Who was he, where did he live, why did God like him, when did he live, and what significance does his life story […]

Mormon Dilemmas 7

05 June

Atonement for Sin This is what breaks our hearts here at the ministry.  One character marker we see time and again with the Mormon people is anger.  Dr. Walter Martin once said that the lies piled upon the soul of the Mormon people cause frustration and anger.  They’re usually argumentative and have been trained to […]

Mormon Dilemmas 6

02 June

Moroni or Nephi, Who Visited Joseph that Night? Introductory page of D&C 1976, 3rd paragraph; “This took place in the early spring of 1820.  In September, 1823, and at later times, Joseph Smith received visitations from Moroni, an angel of light, who revealed the resting place of the ancient record from which The Book of […]

Mormon Dilemma 3

27 May

“Jesus was married?!”  That was part of a conversation I had with a temple worthy Mormon just a few months ago.  She explained to me that her son was being taught the LDS doctrine of Jesus being married.  It was the catalyst to bringing them out of the Church and accepting the real Jesus of […]