Blood Atonement for Adultery

Blood Atonement for Adultery

Journal of Discourses 3:246-247 “A year will not pass away before some few of them are guilty of creeping into widows’ houses, and into bed with the wives of their brethren, debauching one woman here, and another there. … There is not a man or woman, who violates the...

Mormonism: Women Created for Marriage and Motherhood

Mormonism: Women Created for Marriage and Motherhood

Journal of Discourses 25:228; “…it [polygamy] is a pure and holy institution; not to bring women into bondage, but to place them in that position for which they were created—to give them the opportunity to become honored wives and mothers…” – Charles W. Penrose, Salt...

Who Ordered Polygamy; God, or Joe Smith?

Who Ordered Polygamy; God, or Joe Smith?

  They Knew the Prophet, p. 87;“…He said, “When I speak as a man it is Joseph only that speaks. But when the Lord speaks through me, it is no more Joseph Smith who speaks; but it is God, and let all Israel hear.”” – Hyrum L. Andrus and Helen Mae Andrus, comps....

Polygamous Families are Forever Plan Rejected by God

Polygamous Families are Forever Plan Rejected by God

Doctrines of Salvation 2:67; “FAMILY UNIT CONTINUES ONLY IN CELESTIAL KINGDOM…We believe that the family will go on. I get a great deal of comfort out of the thought that if I am faithful and worthy of an exaltation, my father will be my father, and I will be subject...

Heber C. Kimball’s False Gods

Heber C. Kimball’s False Gods

H. C. Kimball, Appendix A, Memorandum Book, On the Potter’s Wheel: The Diaries of Heber C. Kimball; “The Lord told me that Adam was my father and that he was the God and father of all of the inhabitants of this Earth.” – Heber C. Kimball, April 30, 1862, Stanley B....