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Archive for June, 2011

 June 30 – 2 Peter 2:1; “But there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.”

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Blacks in the Mormon Church

On February 26, 2005 I saw an article on my Google-alert that I just couldn’t ignore.  It said; ‘Latter-day Saints face race issue’.  This subject has always fascinated me so I clicked on the article to find out that a man by the name of Darron Smith, has written a book entitled; ‘Black and Mormon’.

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African Americans and Utah Mormonism

     If we are blessed to live long enough, we can go back in the annals of our personal lives and see defining moments that have impacted us enough to help define who we have become.  We can choose to either accept or reject these events for both good and bad.  It wasn’t until I got out of the Church that I realized I had experienced a few of those moments I now I refer to as my “altar moments”.

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Polygamy Quotes

Ezra Taft Benson

Journal of Discourses 6:181; The next man who came on to the carpet wanted to know how many wives brother Brigham had. I replied, “I have not come here to lay before this people the domestic affairs of my Governor. It is a question I never asked him myself, for I never took the pains to inquire anything about it. But still, as I am a Yankee, I will guess, if that will do you any good. Now,” said I, “I will be honest with you, for your pastor has given me the freedom of speech; and if I may judge for appearances, I should presume he has some fifty or sixty.”

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June 29 –2 Peter 1:20-1; “Knowing this first, that no prophecy of the scripture is of any private interpretation. For the prophecy came not in old time by the will of man: but holy men of God spake as they were moved by the Holy Ghost.”

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June 28 – Romans 1:16; “For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek.”

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Anniversary of the killing of Joseph Smith

On June 27, 1844 a group of men known as the Carthage Greys headed to the holding cell of Joseph and Hyrum Smith, John Taylor and Willard Richards.  When they got there a gun battle would ensue, leaving Joseph and Hyrum Smith dead as well as two others from the Carthage Greys.  Joseph Smith was the reason the two other men were killed.  History of the Church 6:617-621.

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