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1990 Temple Oath Changes Placed Mormonism Under Curse of the Mormon God

13 August

Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, p. 169; “REMARKS ON PRIESTHOOD At the Conference, October, 1840…Ordinances Always the Same … Now the purpose in Himself in the winding up scene of the last dispensation is that all things pertaining to that dispensation should be conducted precisely in accordance with the preceding dispensations. … Cain also being authorized […]

Purpose and Function of Mormon Temples

14 March

Messages of the First Presidency 4:249-250, October 15, 1911; “The temples are not open to the public. They are for the performance of sacred ordinances, having in view the salvation of the living and the dead. The principal ceremonies are baptisms, endowments, marriages, sealings and adoptions… … The family is the foundation of eternal glory, […]

Mormon Dilemma 61

14 September

Freemasonry and Mormonism Mormon Doctrine, pg. 528; “Although some argue that Joseph Smith borrowed elements of Freemasonry in developing the temple ceremony, the Endowment is more congruous with LDS scriptures (especially the book of Abraham and the Book of Moses) and ancient ritual than with Freemasonry. Latter-day Saints view the ordinances as a revealed restoration […]