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Reasons starting with K

01 October

Reasons Starting with K Keys to the Kingdom Millennial Star, 2 Sept. 1889, pg. 547; “The keys given by the Savior to Peter, James, and John, and given by them to the Prophet Joseph, have not rusted. They will open all spiritual doors of the dispensation of the fulness of times. . . .”How long […]

Reasons starting with L

01 October

Reasons Starting with L Lamanites are American Indians Jesus the Christ, pg. 46; “The Nephites suffered extinction about 400 A.D., but the Lamanites lived on in their degraded course, and are today extant upon the land as the American Indians.” – James Talmage Isaiah 8:19-20; “And when they shall say unto you, Seek unto them […]

Reasons starting with M

01 October

Reasons Starting with M Mankind/Men are Agents Unto Themselves D&C 29:34-35; “Wherefore, verily I say unto you that all things unto me are spiritual, and not at any time have I given unto you a law which was temporal; neither any man, nor the children of men; neither Adam, your father, whom I created.  Behold, […]

Reasons starting with N

01 October

Reasons Starting with N Nauvoo Expositor Joseph Smith Chronology, pg. 228; “June 11, 1844 Joseph issues a proclamation stating that he has destroyed the Nauvoo Expositor, which he considered a nuisance (and therefore had the legal right to destroy, just as he would any nuisance).” Psalm 73:3-8; “For I was envious at the foolish, when […]

Reasons starting with O

01 October

Reasons Starting with O Obedience Ensign, October 1998, pg. 7; “A few years ago, my family and I visited Palmyra, New York; Kirtland, Ohio; and Nauvoo, Illinois. We reviewed the early history of the Church on that trip and were reminded of the overwhelming sacrifices the founders of the Church made to establish the kingdom […]

Reasons starting with P

01 October

Reasons Starting with P Paid Clergy What of the Mormons, pg. 19; “What of the Mormon clergy? It is, to say the least, unusual by present day standards. There is no paid or professional ministry. Thirty-two general officers and the presidents of missions are given allowances…” – Gordon Hinckley 1 Corinthians 9:9-12; “For it is […]

Reasons to leave starting with Q

01 October

Reasons Starting with Q Queen of Heaven Mormon Doctrine, pg. 613; “If righteous men have power through the gospel and its crowning ordinance of celestial marriage to become kings and priests to rule in exaltation forever, it follows that the women by their side (without whom they cannot attain exaltation) will be queens and priestesses. […]

Reasons starting with R

01 October

Reasons Starting with R RACE ISSUES Race Issue, Blacks are Cursed Moses 7:8; “For behold, the Lord shall curse the land with much heat, and the barrenness thereof shall go forth forever; and there was a blackness came upon all the children of Canaan, that they were despised among all people.” Genesis 6:10; “And Noah […]

Reasons starting with S

01 October

Reasons Starting with S Sabbath Day Living the Gospel, pg. 218; “One of the main and logical reasons for not engaging in commercialized amusements, is that it causes numerous other persons to be obliged to work.  Thus they have to forego both the rest and chance to worship on the Sabbath day….The other reason for […]

Reasons starting with T & U

01 October

Reasons Starting with T Tattoos Mormon Doctrine, pg. 775; “The practice is a desecration of the human body and should not be permitted, unless all that is involved is the placing of a blood type or an identification number in an obscure place. (Deut. 14:1.)” Deuteronomy 14:1; “Ye are the children of the LORD your […]