Tag Archives: Adam and Eve

From Whence Came Knowledge — God Or Man?

16 March

Ensign, ‘Our Moral Agency,’ March 1996“Knowledge of good and evil. Knowledge is essential for agency to exist. When Adam and Eve partook of the fruit, they made it possible for all to gain knowledge.” — L. Lionel Kendrick of the Seventy Genesis 3:1-6 “Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God […]

Names of Adam and Eve More Sacred than Christ

13 September

 The Women of Mormondom, p. 200; “Who shall number the blasphemies of the sectarian churches against our first grand parents? Ten thousand priests of the serpent have thundered anathemas upon the head of “accursed Adam.” Appalling, oftentimes, their pious rage. And Eve the holiest, grandest of Mothers has been made a very by-word to offset […]

The Mormon’s Understanding of Evil

06 August

While organizing my endless list of quotes I came across our entry on Witchcraft which got me to thinking… Why do Mormons accept and applaud Adam and Eve’s rejection of God while at the same time teach that behaving inappropriately isn’t acceptable? Adam and Eve clearly disobeyed God in the Garden of Eden by partaking […]

Mormon Dilemma 345

14 August

Original Sin a Plan of Salvation “The Atonement: All for All”, Ensign, May 2004, 97; “The Fall was not a disaster. It wasn’t a mistake or an accident. It was a deliberate part of the plan of salvation. We are God’s spirit ‘offspring,’ sent to earth ‘innocent’ of Adam’s transgression. Yet our Father’s plan subjects […]

False Teachings and Prophecies of the Mormon Church

28 November

Man has Power within to Become Like God Doctrines of Salvation 2:35; “Man has within him the power, which the Father has bestowed upon him… that eventually he shall become like the Father and the Son; this virtue, wisdom, and knowledge on the part of the faithful does not rob the Father and the Son, […]