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General Conference, ‘The Role of the Book of Mormon in Conversion,’ October 2018 “We are gathering Israel for the last time and are doing so with the Book of Mormon, one of the most powerful tools of conversion.” – Shayne M. Bowen (more…)

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October 14 –– Testing all Things 1 John 4:1 “Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world.” (more…)

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October 11 –– Ostracizing God’s Sovereignty. Luke 17:20-21 “And when he was demanded of the Pharisees, when the kingdom of God should come, he answered them and said, The kingdom of God cometh not with observation: 21 Neither shall they say, Lo here! or, lo there! for, behold, the kingdom of God is within you.” (more…)

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General Conference, ‘Trust in the Lord and Lean Not,’ April 2017 “Remember, in our premortal life we stood with the Savior. We trusted Him. We voiced our support, enthusiasm, and joy for the plan of happiness set forth by our Heavenly Father. We leaned not. We fought with our testimonies and “aligned ourselves with the forces of God, and those forces were victorious.” This battle between good and evil has moved to earth. Once again we have the sacred responsibility to stand as a witness and put our trust in the Lord.” — Bonnie H. Cordon, Young Women’s President (more…)

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God and Man in Eternal Union, p. 3-4; “…Joseph Smith taught that the Priesthood “stands as God to give laws to the people, administering endless lives to the sons and daughters of Adam.” Those who hold the keys of its power may rightly be called Gods, whether they are pre-mortal spirits, prophets in mortality, or resurrected beings…” – Hyrum Andrus

(Note: The online version of this shows the reference as p. 5) (more…)

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Proverbs 30:5; “Every word of God is pure: he is a shield unto them that put their trust in him.”

Doctrinal Commentary on the Pearl of Great Price, pp. 137-181; “Procreation is the key to the origin of human life, so far as the method of its organization is concerned, and transplantation is the key to how man arrived on earth. Having formed a body and placed man’s organized spirit therein, the Gods then ‘put’ the man in the garden. Before this, however, seeds had been brought to the newly organized earth and planted to bring forth the garden in which Adam was placed. [Abr 5:7-8; Moses 3:7-8.]”” – Hyrum L. Andrus, 1998

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 The title for April’s message is Oath and Covenant of the Priesthood.

Just by looking at the title alone I can see how this could easily turn into a very, very long article, but for the sake of your time, and my sanity, I’ll try to keep it short. If you’d like to indulge in some further reading on Mormon Priesthood, I’ve provided some links below.

Okay, before we begin, and  in case you’re not sure what the Mormons mean by “priesthood” here’s a short definition:

“priesthood is the power and authority that God gives to man to act in all things necessary for the salvation of God’s children. The blessings of the priesthood are available to all who receive the gospel.” (lds.org, Priesthood)

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