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February 1 — Christ is… Matthew 22:42 “Saying, What think ye of Christ? whose son is he? They say unto him, The Son of David.” (more…)

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salt lake mormon temple 2Improvement Era Nov. 1965, p. 962; “Our Eternal Father would have every soul saved if that were feasible. Salvation, however, is based on merit and obedience to divine law and therefore is only obtained through compliance with divine commandments.” – Joseph Fielding Smith

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salt lake mormon temple 2Articles of Faith, p.404; “This system of holy matrimony, involving covenants as to time and eternity, is known distinctively as Celestial Marriage—the order of marriage that exists in the celestial worlds…. Children who are born of parents thus married are natural heirs to the Priesthood; “children of the covenant” they are called; they require no rite of adoption or sealing to insure them place in the posterity of promise.” – James Talmage

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Mormon Decisions 10History of the Church 5:403; “Salvation is for a man to be saved from all his enemies; for until a man can triumph over death, he is not saved. A knowledge of the priesthood alone will do this.” – Joseph Smith, May 21, 1843

1 John 5:11-12; “And this is the record, that God hath given to us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. 12 He that hath the Son hath life; and he that hath not the Son of God hath not life.”

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thinkingimageIn response to our article “Why do you love the Book of Mormon” one our Mormon readers had this to say –

“If you left the Mormon church because you “discovered” the power of the redeeming blood of Jesus Christ outside of the LDS church, I’m sorry you never understood that before you left. But plenty of people do.” – Lynda

“the power …of the redeeming blood ….of Jesus Christ… “

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February 18 – God dresses us through Christ Jesus in the garments of salvation as He spoke of in Isaiah 61:10; “I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels”.

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Under the Mormon’s street clothing” are their temple garments.  These garments are to be worn at all times.  They have markings on each breast and groin area for both male and female.  Mormons see them as a sign of protection from God and to be set apart from the rest of the world.  They use Rev. 16:15 as a reference to their need of being clothed with them. 

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“The garment represents sacred covenants.  It fosters modesty and becomes a shield and protection to the wearer.”  Preparing to Enter the Holy Temple, pg. 21.

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