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Book of Mormon Declares Bible is True

Discourses of Brigham Young, pg 127; “What do the infidel world say about the Bible? They say that the Bible is nothing better than last year’s almanac; it is nothing but a fable of priestcraft, and it is good for nothing. The Book of Mormon, however, declares that the Bible is true, and it proves it; and the two prove each other true.”

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Temple in Far West?

D&C 115:7-12; “Let the city, Far West, be a holy and consecrated land unto me; and it shall be called most holy, for the ground upon which thou standest is holy.8 Therefore, I command you to build a house unto me, for the gathering together of my saints, that they may worship me.  And let there be a beginning of this work, and a foundation, and a preparatory work, this following summer;10 And let the beginning be made on the fourth day of July next; and from that time forth let my people labor diligently to build a house unto my name;11 And in one year from this day let them re-commence laying the foundation of my house.12 Thus let them from that time forth labor diligently until it shall be finished, from the corner stone thereof unto the top thereof, until there shall not anything remain that is not finished.”

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Bible Alone Cannot Save

Discourses of Brigham Young, pg 127; “We have learned much from the Bible. We have also learned much from the Book of Mormon and the book of Doctrine and Covenants; but all the salvation you can obtain by means of those books alone is comparatively of little value. They contain a history of what other men have done, show the path they walked in, and the way in which they obtained the words of eternal life for themselves; but all the Scriptures from the days of Adam until now cannot, alone, save one individual.” – Also see Journal of Discourses 7:332.

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Kirtland Anti-Banking Society Flop – Saints Will be Rich!

Latter-day Saint Messenger & Advocate, April 1837, pg. 488; “He then closed at about 4 P. M. by uttering a prophesy saying this place must be built up, and would be built up, and that every brother that would take hold and help secure and discharge those contracts that had been made, should be rich.”

 

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Zion’s Camp Organized, became Disorganized and Disbanded

D&C 103:1; “Verily I say unto you, my friends, behold, I will give unto you a revelation and commandment, that you may know how to act in the discharge of your duties concerning the salvation and redemption of your brethren, who have been scattered on the land of Zion.”

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Self Reliance and Temples

Coming to Ourselves: The Sacrament, the Temple, and Sacrifice in Service“, General Conference, Apr. 2012; “We become converted and spiritually self-reliant as we prayerfully live our covenants—through worthily partaking of the sacrament, being worthy of a temple recommend, and sacrificing to serve others.”  —Elder Robert D. Hales

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In memory for what they’ve done for our country.

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