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January 8 — Free Agency. Joshua 24:14-15; “Now therefore fear the LORD, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the LORD. 15 And if it seem evil unto you to serve the LORD, choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” (more…)

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December 28 — Exaltation. Isaiah 52:13; “Behold, my servant shall deal prudently, he shall be exalted and extolled, and be very high.” (more…)

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Encyclopedia of Mormonism, p. 1538 “For Latter-day Saints, the phrase “voice from the dust” speaks of the coming-forth of the Book of Mormon (cf. 2 Ne. 25:18; 26:16), which was translated from metal plates buried in the ground for fourteen centuries. As early as Joseph Smith, LDS leaders have consistently indicated that this phrase applies to the Book of Mormon (PJS, p. 307; Hinckley, p. 10). This distinctive phrase and others like it usually appear in a context that speaks of the need for repentance and of an accompanying voice of warning that will “whisper out of the dust” (Isa. 29:4).” – Daniel H. Ludlow, 1992 (more…)

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Colossians 3:17; “And whatsoever ye do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God and the Father by him.”

Reading over the LDS explanation of what their temple garments symbolize was a jaw dropper for me.

Each sentence in the Encyclopedia of Mormonism on this topic was worse than the previous one, so we decided to dissect it to see what God has to say. Here we go!

Encyclopedia of Mormonism, p. 534

‘The white garment symbolizes purity and helps assure modesty, respect for the attributes of God…’

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witnessing-tip-of-the-day-126017 March 5 – Exaltation belongs to… 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.”

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Witnessing Tip of the Day FebruaryFebruary 27 – Acts 17:25; “Neither is worshipped with men’s hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he giveth to all life, and breath, and all things.”

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2014 Hebrews Opening Paragraph Referred to as  P46Genesis 3:15; “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.”

Hebrews 2:14; “Forasmuch then as the children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise took part of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power of death, that is, the devil”.

 1 John 3:8; “He that committeth sin is of the devil; for the devil sinneth from the beginning. For this purpose the Son of God was manifested, that he might destroy the works of the devil.”

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