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Mormon Decisions 10Answers to Gospel Questions 3:142, 144; “The fact that there is no reference to a mother in heaven either in the Bible, Book of Mormon or Doctrine and Covenants, is not sufficient proof that no such thing as a mother did exist there. . .Is it not feasible to believe that female spirits were created in the image of a ‘Mother in Heaven’?” – Joseph Fielding Smith

 

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Mormon Decisions 10Alma 41:8; “Now, the decrees of God are unalterable; therefore, the way is prepared that whosoever will may walk therein and be saved.”

Malachi 3:6; “For I am the LORD, I change not; therefore ye sons of Jacob are not consumed.”
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salt lake mormon temple 2Quest for Refuge, p 165; “I shall have a son born to me, and his name shall be David; and on him, in some future time, will rest the responsibility that now rests upon me. (Unpublished sermon of Brigham Young, 7 Oct. 1863, Young papers.)” – Marvin S. Hill

 

 

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Mormon Decisions 10General Conference Report, “The Origin of Man,” p 18; “In origin, man is a son of God. The spirits of men “are begotten sons and daughters unto God” (D&C 76:24). Through that birth process, self-existing intelligence was organized into individual spirit beings”. – Marion G. Romney, September 30, 1978

 

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Mormon Decisions 10General Conference Report, “Relief Society Attendance,” pp 9-10; “Now to the sisters in the Church I say that attendance at Relief Society, in an important way is not really optional. It is as obligatory upon a woman to draw into her life the virtues that are fostered by the Relief Society as it is an obligation for the men to build into their lives the patterns of character fostered by the priesthood”. – Boyd K. Packer, September 30, 1978

 

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Mormon Decisions 10Journal of Discourses 12:221, 223; “We are told, and very plainly too, that hot drinks—tea, coffee, chocolate, cocoa and all drinks of this kind are not good for man. We are also told that alcoholic drinks are not good, and that tobacco when either smoked or chewed is an evil.

We must prevent the use by them of every article that is hurtful or noxious in its nature. We must not permit them to drink liquor or hot drinks, or hot soups or to use tobacco or other articles that are injurious.” – George Q. Cannon, Salt Lake City, April 7, 1868

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Mormon Decisions 10Discourses of Wilford Woodruff, p. 235; “Cease troubling yourselves about who God is; who Adam is, who Christ is, who Jehovah is. For heaven’s sake, let these things alone. Why trouble yourselves about these things? God has revealed himself, and when the 121st section of the Doctrine and Covenants is fulfilled, whether there be one God or many gods they will be revealed to the children of men, as well as all thrones and dominions, principalities, and powers. Then why trouble yourselves about these things?” – Wilford Woodruff

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