LDS: No Repression in Seeking Truth?

LDS: No Repression in Seeking Truth?

General Conference, ‘If Ye Lack Wisdom, April 2014 “In the kingdom of God, the search for truth is appreciated, encouraged, and in no way repressed or feared. Church members are strongly counseled by the Lord Himself to seek for knowledge. He said, “Seek ye diligently...

Mormonism Will Progress or God Will Be Dethroned

Mormonism Will Progress or God Will Be Dethroned

Journal of Discourses 1:88-89 “…Brother [Ira] Ames has said that “‘Mormonism’ will progress.” If it does not, God will be dethroned, for when He undertakes to do anything, it will be done … “Mormonism” stands upon the eternal basis of omnipotence. Jehovah is the...

Joseph Smith to Have Dominion Over All

Joseph Smith to Have Dominion Over All

History of the Church 5:401 “I am like a huge, rough stone rolling down from a high mountain; and the only polishing I get is when some corner gets rubbed off by coming in contact with something else, striking with accelerated force against religious bigotry,...

Abraham Applied for Priesthood Ordination

Abraham Applied for Priesthood Ordination

Journal of Discourses 21:159 “It was this priesthood that would be the means of introducing him into the presence of God that Abraham found that he was a rightful inheritor of, according to his lineage and descent, and he applied for an ordination, which he received,...

Mormonism: Today’s Doubting Thomas

Mormonism: Today’s Doubting Thomas

John 20:25 “ The other disciples therefore said unto him, We have seen the Lord. But he said unto them, Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the print of the nails, and thrust my hand into his side, I will not believe.” If you...

Miracles of Jesus aren’t True According to Brigham

Miracles of Jesus aren’t True According to Brigham

Journal of Discourses 13:140; “I will say with regard to miracles, there is no such thing save to the ignorant—that is, there never was a result wrought out by God or by any of His creatures without there being a cause for it. There may be results, the causes of which...

Mormonism: Women Created for Marriage and Motherhood

Mormonism: Women Created for Marriage and Motherhood

Journal of Discourses 25:228; “…it [polygamy] is a pure and holy institution; not to bring women into bondage, but to place them in that position for which they were created—to give them the opportunity to become honored wives and mothers…” – Charles W. Penrose, Salt...