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James 1:8 “A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.”

Joseph Smith's first visionLatter-day Tracts [Pamphlets], p. 1; “Witnesses of the Book of Mormon…In 1823, a young man living in New York State prayed to learn which of the many existing churches he should join. The answer to his prayer brought forth the restoration of the gospel of Jesus Christ. God the Father and his Son, Jesus Christ, appeared to the young man, Joseph Smith, and called him to be the first prophet of the latter days.” [emp. mine]

However, three years earlier in 1820…

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Ephesians 5:6; “Let no man deceive you with vain words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the children of disobedience.

salt-lake-temple-black-and-whiteBy the end of 1846, the Mormon Church was touting close to 34,000 members, making for an impressive display of growth for a new religion. Equally telling are records for the same time period revealing the 5,200+ endowments performed in their one and only, operating temple. All of those endowments were for the living, with no recorded endowments for the dead.

Almost 140 years later, their membership and endowment work had grown exponentially. By the end of 1985, membership sat just shy of six million, but there was a huge shift in how they utilized those temples.

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salt lake mormon temple 2D&C 84:28; “For he was baptized while he was yet in his childhood, and was ordained by the angel of God at the time he was eight days old unto this power, to overthrow the kingdom of the Jews, and to make straight the way of the Lord before the face of his people, to prepare them for the coming of the Lord, in whose hand is given all power.”

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Witnessing Tip of the Day July 1.1July 11 – Noah. Genesis 6:9; “These are the generations of Noah: Noah was a just man and perfect in his generations, and Noah walked with God.”

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Witnessing Tip of the Day July 1.1July 6 – Does God dwell in the heart? John 14:23; “Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.”

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Witnessing Tip of the Day June 01June 25 – Many Plain and Precious Things. Mark 13:31; “Heaven and earth shall pass away: but my words shall not pass away.”

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James 2:10; “For whosoever shall keep the whole law, and yet offend in one point,  he is guilty of all.”

salt lake mormon temple 2One Wife!

Doctrine and Covenants 49:16; “Wherefore, it is lawful that he should have one wife, and they twain shall be one flesh, and all this that the earth might answer the end of its creation.” [emp. mine]

Smith gave that revelation to Sidney Rigdon, Parley Pratt and Leman Copley May 7, 1831

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