Today we’re looking at an event in Mormon history that should be surprising, but sadly it’s not. A few days ago TodayinMormonHistory.com provided info on when the Church decided they should hand out temple recommends based on a sliding scale system. “110 years ago today – Jan 26, 1909 — [Joseph F. Smith Presidency] … Where elderly […]
Our post today is actually the intro for a new page we’ve published. If you’d like to read the page in full there’s a link at the end of this post, and for futurereference check out the side-bar over on the right where w’e’ll be adding it to our list of resources. Be sure to […]
History of the Church 2:482; “Action in Relation to the Word of Wisdom. Resolved unanimously, that we will not fellowship any ordained member who will not, or does not, observe the Word of Wisdom according to its literal reading.” – May 28, 1837 Colossians 2:16-17; “Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or […]
D&C 89:1-2, 5-6, 8-9, 12-13,18-21; “1 A Word of Wisdom, for the benefit of the council of high priests, assembled in Kirtland, and the church, and also the saints in Zion— 2 To be sent greeting; not by commandment or constraint 5 That inasmuch as any man drinketh wine or strong drink among you, behold […]
Shocking isn’t it? That’s what I thought as well when I saw the headlines of the Salt Lake Trib reporting that the vending machines at BYU were “accidentally” stocked with the caffeine laden beverage. Ah, but then I read the rest of the story… Apparently this was no big deal for the Church because they already sell […]
February 8 – “Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the Sabbath days;” Col. 2:16
Heber Jeddy Grant 1856 – 1945 Heber Grant was a busy guy during his tenure as the seventh president/prophet of the Mormon Church. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heber_J._Grant http://www.ldsces.org/inst_manuals/pres-sm/pres-ch-07-09.htm Grant is the reason obeying the Word of Wisdom is mandatory to get into the temple.
February 8 – “Let no man therefore judge you in meat, or in drink, or in respect of an holyday, or of the new moon, or of the Sabbath days;” Col. 2:16 _____ When Jesus came to earth, He was the fulfillment of the Law. There is no condemnation for those who are in Christ. […]