Feeds:
Posts
Comments

Posts Tagged ‘Doctrines and Covenants’

Mormon Decisions 10How does the Church define ‘the first resurrection’?

Chances are, most Mormons wouldn’t know what their church teaches about this, and their prophet Joseph Smith didn’t make things easy for anyone.

Let’s take a look at what ol’ Joe had to say about the first resurrection, and then compare his words with what he wrote in the Book of Mormon –

(more…)

Read Full Post »

Laws of God not Perfect Yet

Journal of Discourses 2:314; The laws that the Lord has given are not fully perfect, because the people could not receive them in their perfect fulness; but they can receive a little here and a little there, a little today and a little to-morrow, a little more next week, and a little more in advance of that next year, if they make a wise improvement upon every little they receive; if they do not, they are left in the shade, and the light which the Lord reveals will appear darkness to them, and the kingdom of heaven will travel on and leave them groping. Hence, if we wish to act upon the fulness of the knowledge that the Lord designs to reveal, little by little, to the inhabitants of the earth, we must improve upon every little as it is revealed.” – Brigham Young, Salt Lake City, July 8, 1855

(more…)

Read Full Post »

November 15 – Colossians 1:16-17; “For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible and invisible, whether they be thrones, or dominions, or principalities, or powers: all things were created by him, and for him:  And he is before all things, and by him all things consist.”

_____

There are two problems with the Mormon quote today.  First, they do not believe that Jesus created the earth; they believe he helped organize it (Abraham 4:1).  Secondly, they do not believe in the Deity (D&C 130:22). 

_____

3 Nephi 9:15-16; “Behold, I am Jesus Christ the Son of God. I created the heavens and the earth, and all things that in them are. I was with the Father from the beginning. I am in the Father, and the Father in me; and in me hath the Father glorified his name.  I came unto my own, and my own received me not. And the scriptures concerning my coming are fulfilled.”

Read Full Post »

%d bloggers like this: