Mormon Terminology: Born Again

Mormon Terminology: Born Again

Like most topics in Mormonism, there’s not always a straightforward answer to the questions you may ask. Case in point is today’s topic, ‘born again’. On June 19, 2018, we paid a visit to the LDS Gospel Topics section to look at born again, and the page came back with...

Mormon Terminology – Holy Spirit

Mormon Terminology – Holy Spirit

John 14:23; “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.”  Several days ago, the Church posted a video, ‘Mormon Message: Like a Broken Vessel’, where...

Losing Track of the Real Jesus

Losing Track of the Real Jesus

 2010 First Presidency Christmas Devotional, ‘Seeing Christmas through New Eyes,’ December 2010; “The more commercialized and busy the Christmas season becomes, the easier it is for the sublime message of the Savior’s life to get lost along the way. If we notice that...

How to Become Born Again

How to Become Born Again

General Conference, ‘Ye Must Be Born Again,’ April 2007; “The Holy Spirit of Promise is the ratifying power of the Holy Ghost. When sealed by the Holy Spirit of Promise, an ordinance, vow, or covenant is binding on earth and in heaven. (See D&C 132:7.) Receiving...

Jesus Filled with Divine Fluid of the Holy Spirit

Jesus Filled with Divine Fluid of the Holy Spirit

Key to Theology, pp. 35, 44; “Jesus Christ…was filled with the divine substance or fluid called the Holy Spirit, by which He comprehended and spake the truth in power and authority, and by which He controlled the elements and imparted health and life to those who were...

One Holy Spirit

One Holy Spirit

Galatians 4:6; “And because ye are sons, God hath sent forth the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, Abba, Father.” It seems like a lifetime ago when I met with a friend for lunch and the hour I spent with her opened the door of a brand new world. Although at...

One Jesus

One Jesus

This is part 2 of 3 in our One God of the Bible Series In 1994 LDS prophet Howard Hunter, declared Mormon temples to be the symbol of a Mormon’s worship. It’s a clear indication there’s something drastically wrong here! Jesus told us we can’t serve two masters, so if...

Quick Thought on Leaving Mormonism

Quick Thought on Leaving Mormonism

In a General Conference address Glen L. Pace said: “You can leave the Church, but you can’t leave it alone. The basic reason for this is simple. Once someone has received a witness of the Spirit and accepted it, he leaves neutral ground. One loses his testimony only...