Tag Archives: Deseret News

General Conference October 2018 Talk Summaries

10 October

Today and tomorrow we’ll be looking at a few of the talks given at the semi-annual LDS General Conference. We’ve chosen the topics based purely at what we thought seemed of greater import. The numbering system we’ve assigned to each doesn’t necessarily indicate the order in which the talk was given, rather, it’s to keep […]

Snow’s False Prophecy: Tithing Brings Prosperity

02 October

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church, Lorenzo Snow“The law of tithing is one the most important ever revealed to man … Through obeying this law the blessings of prosperity and success will be given to the Saints.” – Deseret Evening News, p. 3  June 24, 1899 1 Timothy 6:5, 9-11 “Perverse disputings of men of corrupt minds, […]

LDS and Gay Men Choirs Perform Together

30 June

San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus Performs with Mormon Tabernacle Choir “…Wherever the tour takes the choir and the Orchestra at Temple Square, they look to rehearse with the choral community in the locations where they will perform. So it’s logical they would reach out to the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus. … “The purpose of music […]

The False Prophecy of the LDS 2nd Declaration

08 June

LDS Official Declaration 2 “…Aware of the promises made by the prophets and presidents of the Church who have preceded us that at some time, in God’s eternal plan, all of our brethren who are worthy may receive the priesthood…He has heard our prayers, and by revelation has confirmed that the long-promised day has come…” […]

Thought of the Day about Mormonism and Happiness

05 September

I read a report in the Deseret News on September 4, 2013 declaring Salt Lake City the 2nd happiest city in the US.  Prevention Magazine attributes the high ranking to the Church’s health code; aka the Word of Wisdom, among other factors. I find it interesting this report came so quickly on the heels of a report late […]

Mormon Dilemma 277

07 June

Families are Forever in Godhood Status  Deseret News, 13 Mar. 1897, President Lorenzo Snow taught: “When two Latter-day Saints are united together in marriage, promises are made to them concerning their offspring that reach from eternity to eternity. They are promised that they shall have the power and the right to govern and control and […]