Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Bruce McConkie’

 June 30 – Salvation in no other. Acts 4:12 “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.”

(more…)

Read Full Post »

 June 2 — Lies that Bind. Acts 4:12 “Neither is there salvation in any other: for there is none other name under heaven given among men, whereby we must be saved.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

 April 27 – Every person. Romans 3:23; “For all have sinned, and come short of the glory of God”.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Witnessing Tip of the Day FebruaryFebruary 19 – God begets His only Son. Psalms 104:2-3; “Who coverest thyself with light as with a garment: who stretchest out the heavens like a curtain: 3 Who layeth the beams of his chambers in the waters: who maketh the clouds his chariot: who walketh upon the wings of the wind”.

(more…)

Read Full Post »

February 16 – 1 Corinthians 15:47 “The first man is of the earth, earthy: the second man is the Lord from heaven”. (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 31 — Birth of Christianity. Acts 11:26; “And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 28 — Chosen seed. 1 Chronicles 16:13, 17; “O ye seed of Israel his servant, ye children of Jacob, his chosen ones. 17 And hath confirmed the same to Jacob for a law, and to Israel for an everlasting covenant.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 17 — Exaltation. Psalm 46:10; “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 6 — Sewing Seeds of Doubt. 1 Chronicles 16:23-26; “Sing unto the LORD, all the earth; shew forth from day to day his salvation. 24 Declare his glory among the heathen; his marvellous works among all nations. 25 For great is the LORD, and greatly to be praised: he also is to be feared above all gods. 26 For all the gods of the people are idols: but the LORD made the heavens.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

Letter to BYU Professor Eugene England, January 1981 “It is my province to teach to the Church what the doctrine is. It is your province to echo what I say or to remain silent.” — Bruce McConkie (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 4 — Jesus is THE Saviour! “I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father, but by me”. John 14:6 (more…)

Read Full Post »

January 3 — Enmity. Genesis 3:15c; “And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel.”

1 Peter 3:18; “For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit:” (more…)

Read Full Post »

 December 22 –The Good Shepherd. 1 Peter 5:2-4; “Feed the flock of God which is among you, taking the oversight thereof, not by constraint, but willingly; not for filthy lucre, but of a ready mind; Neither as being lords over God’s heritage, but being ensamples to the flock.  And when the chief Shepherd shall appear, ye shall receive a crown of glory that fadeth not away.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

“And I will pour upon the house of David, and upon the inhabitants of Jerusalem, the spirit of grace and of supplications…” Zechariah 12:10

God is a God of His word. You can know with 100% certainty when He says He’ll do something, it’ll be fulfilled. The problem many people have is a prideful heart unwilling to accept someone else is in charge. … And so it goes with my beloved heritage of Mormonism, and at one time, even myself.

This Christmas, take a few minutes to give a Mormon a great gift! Teach him/her how to rely upon God’s Holy Spirit by reading His word, sharing examples of what He’s personally done for you, and how He fulfilled the promises He made in the OT. The passage in Zechariah is a great tool to use when sharing how God works! (more…)

Read Full Post »

Being in the throes of the Christmas season we can sometimes forget to slow down, and remember the reason why we’re so busy.

I was reminded of how chaotic things used to be and had to praise the Lord for what He’s done.

My life has done a 180° turnaround from the days of Mormonism. Gone are the years of wondering if I’ve been good enough for God to be with me.

Today I can pause knowing with 100% certainty, God’s Holy Spirit is there to comfort, and speak to me 24/7 because He lives inside of me. As a Mormon this wasn’t a reality, and it never entered my thoughts because I was always too busy with worries that beset me.

This dichotomy is overwhelming. It’s also what the Lord keeps reminding me of this week, so today and tomorrow we’re looking at Joseph Smith’s interpretation of the Holy Spirit. You’ll notice how they refer to God’s gift as ‘it’, or simply as the ‘Holy Ghost’, causing a great disconnect for the Mormon.

Mormon Doctrine, 681 “The Holy Ghost is a personage of Spirit, he constitutes the third person in the Trinity, the godhead. The gift or presentation of the Holy Ghost is the authoritative act of conferring him upon man.

The Holy Ghost in person may visit men, and will visit those who are worthy, and bear witness to their spirit of God and Christ, but may not tarry with them. * (more…)

Read Full Post »

December 9 — Calvary’s Burden. John 19:28; “After this, Jesus knowing that all things were now accomplished, that the scripture might be fulfilled, saith, I thirst.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

December 5 —True Light. John 1:9; “That was the true Light, which lighteth every man that cometh into the world.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

December 2 — Blood v. Ordinances. John 3:16-17; “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

November 29 — Only Sectarians Celebrate Palm Sunday. Zechariah 9:9b; “…behold, thy King cometh unto thee: he is just, and having salvation…”

John 12:12-13; “On the next day much people that were come to the feast, when they heard that Jesus was coming to Jerusalem, 13 Took branches of palm trees, and went forth to meet him, and cried, Hosanna: Blessed is the King of Israel that cometh in the name of the Lord.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

November 24 — Whom do you trust; God or man? Habakkuk 2:14; “For the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.”

Romans 11:26; “And so all Israel shall be saved: as it is written, There shall come out of Sion the Deliverer, and shall turn away ungodliness from Jacob.”

Revelation 21:23-26; “And the city had no need of the sun, neither of the moon, to shine in it: for the glory of God did lighten it, and the Lamb is the light thereof. 24 And the nations of them which are saved shall walk in the light of it: and the kings of the earth do bring their glory and honour into it. 25 And the gates of it shall not be shut at all by day: for there shall be no night there. 26 And they shall bring the glory and honour of the nations into it.” (more…)

Read Full Post »

Older Posts »

%d bloggers like this: