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‘For God is not the author of confusion but of peace, as in all the churches of the saints.’ 1 Corinthians 14:33

 Today we’re looking at more of the talk Henry Eyring gave at General Conference. His use of their canon from the book of Moses should cause great concern for those who listened to this man’s talk.

We pray they’ll stop to think about what he’s said, and question how Joe Smith’s claims could be true. To read his talk in full, see General Conference, ‘Sisters in Zion’, October 2020. (more…)

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‘But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.’ Genesis 2:17

 The Promised Messiah: The First Coming of Christ, p. 133 “No doctrine is more basic; no doctrine embraces a greater incentive to personal righteousness . . . as does the wondrous concept that man can be as his Maker. It was revealed first to Adam, to whom—after his baptism, after he had received the holy priesthood, after he had walked in paths of righteousness—the Lord said: “Thou art one in me, a son of God, and thus may all become my sons.” (Moses 6:68)” — Bruce R. McConkie, 1978 [emp. added] (more…)

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Ensign, ‘Why the Lord Ordained Prayer,’ January 1976 “We are to solve our own problems and then to counsel with the Lord in prayer and receive a spiritual confirmation that our decisions are correct.” — Bruce R. McConkie (more…)

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 June 19 — Why We Cry Abba. Romans 8:14-15 “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.” (more…)

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 November 26 –Salvation Only Through Mormonism. Romans 14:17-20 “For the kingdom of God is not meat and drink; but righteousness, and peace, and joy in the Holy Ghost. For he that in these things serveth Christ is acceptable to God, and approved of men. Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another. For meat destroy not the work of God. All things indeed are pure; but it is evil for that man who eateth with offence.”

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October 1 – Debasing Jesus. John 20:17 “Jesus saith unto her, Touch me not; for I am not yet ascended to my Father: but go to my brethren, and say unto them, I ascend unto my Father, and your Father; and to my God, and your God.”

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December 20 — God in Our Midst. Hebrews 1:3; “Who being the brightness of his glory, and the express image of his person, and upholding all things by the word of his power, when he had by himself purged our sins, sat down on the right hand of the Majesty on high.” (more…)

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breakingthefaithThe new reality show Breaking The Faith follows a group of young FLDS women in their quest to break free from the confines of Fundamental Mormonism. I had a chance to catch the show’s premiere Sunday, and I have to say I’m looking forward to seeing more.

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