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The following is an excerpt from Women of Mormondom, written by Relief Society President, Eliza Roxcy Snow in 1887.

Women of Mormondom, p.540 “The mother of Jesus a virgin of the house of David, and not a flaming goddess from the skies. From woman, the love of Jesus for humanity. From her his sympathies for the race. ‘Twas she, in her son, who forgave sin; she who bade the sinner go and sin no more; she who wept over Jerusalem as a mother weepeth over her young And it was woman, in her son, who died upon the cross for the sins of the world! (more…)

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LDS_HymnbookLDS Hymn, ‘Address to Earth,’ by Eliza Roxcy Snow;

Millennial Star, Vol. 13, No. 17, September 1, 1857, p. 272Smith Joseph Eliza Roxcy Snow

Thou, earth, wast once a glorious sphere

Of Noble Magnitude

That did with majesty appear

Among the worlds of God.


But they dimensions have been torn

Asunder piece by piece;

And each dismember’d fragment borne

Abroad to distant space.


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Mormon Decisions 10Women of Mormondom, p. 191; “Brightest among these spirits, and nearest in the circle to our Father and Mother in heaven (the Father being Adam), were Seth, Enoch, Noah, and Abraham, Moses, David, and Jesus Christ-Smith Joseph Eliza Roxcy Snow

These are the sons and daughters of Adam-the Ancient of Days-the Father and God of the whole human family. These are the sons and daughters of Michael, who is Adam, the father of the spirits of all our race. These are the sons and daughters of Eve, the Mother of a world.” – Eliza Roxcy Snow


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Mormon Decisions 10Women of Mormondom, pp 78-79; “Jehovah is a covenant maker. ‘And I will make with Israel a new and everlasting covenant,’ is the text that Joseph and Brigham have been working upon. Hence this temple building in America to fulfill and glorify the new covenant of Israel…



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