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Journal of Discourses 13:140; “I will say with regard to miracles, there is no such thing save to the ignorant—that is, there never was a result wrought out by God or by any of His creatures without there being a cause for it. There may be results, the causes of which we do not see or understand, and what we call miracles are no more than this—they are the results or effects of causes hidden from our understandings.” – Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, July 11, 1869

 

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On September 11, 1857, one hundred and twenty innocent, and unarmed men, women, and children were ambushed by blood-thirsty Mormons lying in wait for their intended victims.

In the end, only one man was brought to trial, and subsequently executed for the horrendous deed. John D. Lee became the unwitting fall guy for Brigham and his henchmen. Because of the power Brigham Young wielded in the territory, he came out unscathed from the ordeal, albeit, the Feds knew better while looking the other way.

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Joshua 24:15 “And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve…”

Journal of Discourses 12:162; “We cannot now administer the further ordinances of God in the fullest sense of the word legally unto the people, neither shall we be able to do so until we have a temple built for that purpose. … We must be situated in local circumstances wherein we can efficiently administer in those ordinances of the house of God that cannot be administered to a people while they are scattered abroad among the nations of the wicked.” – Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, February 16, 1868

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Journal of Discourses 17:159; “…I want to say to my sisters that if you lift your heels against this revelation, and say that you would obliterate it, and put it out of existence if you had the power to nullify and destroy it, I say that if you imbibe that spirit and feeling, you will go to hell…” – Brigham Young, Lehi City, August 9, 1874

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Journal of Discourses 9:312; “All those who believe in their hearts and confess with their mouths that Joseph Smith is a true Prophet, at the same time trying with their might to live the holy principles Joseph the Prophet has revealed, are in possession of the Holy Spirit of God and are entitled to a fullness.” – Brigham Young, Great Salt Lake City, July 13, 1862

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Today we’re wondering how Brigham Young declared all non-white people unworthy of salvation. At the same time he instructed members of the Church to intermarry with Native Americans…

The Teachings of President Brigham Young, Vol. 3 1852-1854, p. 43; “…this people that are commonly called negroes are the children of old Cain. I know they are…” (Also see Speech by Utah Gov. Brigham Young in Joint Session of the Legislature, 1852)

The Teachings of President Brigham Young, Vol. 3 1852-1854, p. 44; “But let me tell you further. Let my seed mingle with the seed of Cain, that brings the curse upon me, and upon my generations, — we will reap the same rewards with Cain.”

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2014 Sea of GalileeSelf-imposed revelators lead astray. Zechariah 11:9; “Then said I, I will not feed you: that that dieth, let it die; and that that is to be cut off, let it be cut off; and let the rest eat every one the flesh of another.”

Matthew 13:10-11; “And the disciples came, and said unto him, Why speakest thou unto them in parables? 11 He answered and said unto them, Because it is given unto you to know the mysteries of the kingdom of heaven, but to them it is not given.”

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