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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 […]

LDS Church Can’t Follow Its Own Rules

30 March

Mormonad By Small and Simple Things “The small and simple things we are taught in the scriptures and by living prophets … result in powerful spiritual uplift and growth.” — Dallin H. Oaks Ephesians 4:14 “That we henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait […]

Russell Nelson: Joe Smith’s Prophecies ‘Amazingly Consistent’

20 November

1 Corinthians 15:3-4 “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures”. New Era. ‘Study the Savior’s Words,’ January 2018 “I have devoted much of my 93 years to learning about the Savior, […]

Mormon Lies about the Bible Taught to Children

28 September

New Era, ‘Answers to Common Questions,’ March 2015; “Do you ever feel unprepared when people ask you questions about the Church? Here are some suggestions for how you might answer a few frequently asked questions. … Why do you have other scriptures? Isn’t the Bible enough? … The Bible gives us much, and other scriptures give us […]

Numerous Lies in LDS Youth Magazine’s ‘Mormonad’

24 April

 New Era, ‘Onward Christian Soldiers,’ April 2017; “The men and women, who desire to obtain seats in the celestial kingdom, will find that they must battle every day.” – Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Brigham Young [1997], 294” Colossians 2:15; “And having spoiled principalities and powers, he made a shew of them openly, triumphing over […]

Mormonism’s 180: Never Question Personal Experiences

21 November

 New Era, ‘Words to Live By,’ November 2016;“Never forget, question, or ignore personal, sacred spiritual experiences.” – Ronald A. Rasband 2 Timothy 1:12; “For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I […]

Mormon Descriptions of Jesus for Christmas

23 December

New Era, ‘What the Christmas Story Can Teach Us,’ December 2015; Today we’re looking at an article in the New Era, a monthly publication written to ‘enlighten and educate’ LDS youth. In this article there were several quotes given by past LDS prophets describing who Jesus is, and to say they were outrageous would be […]