December 7 – Isaiah 55:4; “Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader and commander to the people.”

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In today’s day and age it’s hard to remember that Jesus is our leader, not us.  We are a self-sufficient people; the libraries and bookstores are replete with books and tapes on how to fix you.  The LDS Church has made it look like Jesus is their leader by just using His name in the title of their church.  We’ve learned a lot this year by looking on the inside of their teachings to find out who they really follow.

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“I discover that some of the Eastern papers represent me as a great blasphemer…All that I have to say in reply to that charge is this – they worship a Savior that is too pure and holy to fulfill the commands of his Father.  I worship one that is just pure and holy enough “to fulfill all righteousness”; not only the righteous law of baptism, but the still more righteous and important law “TO MULTIPLY AND REPLENISH THE EARTH”.  Startle not at this, for even the Father himself honored that law by coming down to Mary, without a natural body, and begetting a son; and if Jesus begat children he only “did that which he had seen his Father do”. (Apostle Orson Hyde, J. D., 2:210).”  Jesus Was Married, by Ogden Kraut, pg. 83.