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 14

June 14 – Matt 5:9; “Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God.” _____ The Greek transliteration for peacemaker is eirenopoios; it means to be peaceable.  Ironically enough this is not how the Mormon acts towards anyone who challenges...

Tip of the Day, June 9

June 9 – Matt. 5:4; “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.” _____ There are two words today.  Mourn and comforted.  The meaning of mourn in the Greek is pentheo; to grieve or wail.  Comforted in Greek is parakaleo; to call near, to invite, comfort,...

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. ...

Tip of the Day, June 6

June 6 – Gen. 1:1-2; “In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters.” _____ Word study time!  The key word here today...

Tip of the Day, June 4

June 4 – Is. 40:8; “The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever”. _____ Notice in the words of James Talmadge from the Articles of Faith how many inferences were made of the many ‘mistakes’ of men in the translation of the...

Mormon Dilemma 4

Mormon Dilemma 4 - Power to Save Matthew 1:21 says an angel of the Lord told Joseph and Mary she would bring forth a Son, and to call Him Jesus, “For He shall save His people from their sins”.  Mormon theology tells us that members of the Church are the saviors of...

Tip of the Day, May 27

May 27 – John 16:7-8; “Nevertheless I tell you the truth; it is expedient for you that I go away: for if I go not away, the Comforter will not come unto you; but if I depart, I will send him unto you. And when he is come, he will reprove the world of sin, and of...

Tip of the Day, May 15

May 15 – Gen. 15:1; "After these things the word of the LORD came unto Abram in a vision, saying, Fear not, Abram: I am thy shield, and they exceeding great reward". _____ There is a large selection of men to choose from when looking for just one man that God dealt...

Tip of the Day, February 11

February 11 – Peter’s denial of Jesus.  Matthew 26:34 says; “Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, That this night, before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice”. _____ Some things are more obvious than others when we deny the Lord.  There will be...