Mountain Meadows Massacre

Mountain Meadows Massacre

Mountain Meadows Massacre If you’ve never seen the movie September Dawn I highly encourage you to go out and rent the DVD to see a true story of what happened on the original September 11th tragedy of this nation. On September 11, 1857 a group of pioneers were...

Mormon Dilemmas 20

Do Pre-existent Spirit Babies Choose Their Parents? When I was a Mormon I was taught that I had chosen the earthly parents I would be born to while I was still a spirit in the pre-existence.  This teaching always made me wonder just how trustworthy the doctrines of...

Polygamy Quotes

Polygamy Quotes

Polygamy Quotes Ezra Taft Benson Journal of Discourses 6:181; “The next man who came on to the carpet wanted to know how many wives brother Brigham had. I replied, "I have not come here to lay before this people the domestic affairs of my Governor. It is a question I...

An Overview of Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders

An Overview of Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders Nauvoo Roots of Mormon Polygamy 1841-1846; A Preliminary Demographic Report, George D. Smith, pg. 32; “Over the six years when polygamy was practiced in Nauvoo, 1841 to 1846, Smith, Kimball, and Young were the...

Tip of the Day, June 8

June 8 – Matt. 5:3; “Blessed are the poor in spirit: for their’s is the kingdom of heaven.” _____ We are climbing aboard a nine day word study in commemoration of the Beatitudes!  Today’s word is ‘poor’.  The transliteration in the Greek is ptochos, or pauper. ...

Mountain Meadows Massacre

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders 3

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders John Taylor Life of John Taylor, pg. 255; “In this our first issue it may be expected that something would be said in relation to this matter. This we undertake as cheerfully as any other task; for we are not ashamed here in this...

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders 2

Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders 2

Brigham Young 1801-1877 We thought it might be of interest to those studying Mormonism to get a small glimpse of what the home life of Church leaders may have looked like in the infancy stages of  Mormonism.  I’ve written a lot about the polygamy issue throughout the...