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ChurchNews.com “President Nelson told listeners to “please listen carefully to what I am about to say. God does not love one race more than another. His doctrine on this matter is clear. He invites all to come unto Him, ‘black and white, bond and free, male and female’ (2 Nephi 26:33). I assure you that your standing before God is not determined by the color of your skin. Favor or disfavor with God is dependent upon your devotion to God and His commandments, and not the color of your skin.” (more…)

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Is this a work of God, or man?

Today at church my husband Kirk was speaking with a fellow parishioner who told him about an experience he had earlier this week. He told Kirk that as he got off the freeway and drove to his son’s apartment he noticed two Mormon missionaries as he drove past them.

He prayed the Lord would send someone to share the gospel with them, and not long afterwards, there was a knock on the door. The Lord is great that way, eh?!

He shared the simple message that Jesus loves them, and knowing Bob, there would’ve been scripture to back it up.

Our friend’s experience serves as the perfect segue for our topic today: the contradictions in Mormon canon. (more…)

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Mormon Decisions 102 Nephi 5:21-23; “And he had caused the cursing to come upon them, yea, even a sore cursing, because of their iniquity. For behold, they had hardened their hearts against him, that they had become like unto a flint; wherefore, as they were white, and exceedingly fair and delightsome, that they might not be enticing unto my people the Lord God did cause a skin of blackness to come upon them. 22 And thus saith the Lord God: I will cause that they shall be loathsome unto thy people, save they shall repent of their iniquities. 23 And cursed shall be the seed of him that mixeth with their seed; for they shall be cursed even with the same cursing. And the Lord spake it, and it was done.”

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