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 October 6 – Slandering Those Leaving Mormonism. 2 Timothy 1:12 “For the which cause I also suffer these things: nevertheless I am not ashamed: for I know whom I have believed, and am persuaded that he is able to keep that which I have committed unto him against that day.” (more…)

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Matthew 15:14; “Let them alone: they be blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead the blind, both shall fall into the ditch.”

heber-j-grant-teachings-of-the-presidents-of-the-church Teachings of The Presidents of the Church, Heber J. Grant, ‘Walking in the Path that Leads to Eternal Life,’ Chapter 3, pp. 33-32; “There is but one path of safety for the Latter-day Saints, and that is the path of duty. It is not a testimony only … — it is not actually knowing that the Savior is the Redeemer … that will save you and me; but it is the keeping of the commandments of God, living the life of a Latter-day Saint.” [emp. mine]

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october-witnessing-tip-of-the-day-1October 25 – One spirit, or two? Ephesians 4:4-6; “There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling; 5 One Lord, one faith, one baptism, 6 One God and Father of all, who is above all, and through all, and in you all.”

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Temple Symbols 29The other day we looked at Brigham Young’s last words, and it got me to thinking…scary I know!

What would be the lasting impression people would have of you after you’re gone? With General Conference wrapping up as I type this, I also wondered what some of the LDS prophets said to members at their last General Conference talks.

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Mormon Decisions 10Today in Mormon History; “80 years ago today – 80 years ago – Sep 12, 1935 —

[Heber J. Grant] For your information, please be advised that the Heber GrantCorporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a corporation sole, organized under the law of the State of Utah for religious, educational and charitable purposes. It is distinct from the ordinary business corporation in that it has no board of directors and no by-laws. The President of the Church is the corporation. As a corporation sole he is fully empowered and authorized by law to handle all financial and property matters pertaining to the Church, including depositing in banks and checking against the same. – Heber J. Grant, Letter to Bishop National Bank, Honolulu, as quoted in Minutes of the Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1910-1951, Privately Published, Salt Lake City, Utah 2010” (more…)

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Mormon Decisions 10Mormon Hierarchy: Extensions of Power, Appendix 5, Selected Chronology of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 1848-1996; “Jan 7,1882 – Apostle Francis M Lyman’s diary begins recording month-long nervous breakdown of Heber J Grant, his successor as Tooele Stake President. Physician diagnoses Grant’s condition as “nervous convulsions” and warns that condition could lead to “softening of the brain,” if Grant continues his stressful pace of activity. Grant becomes apostle ten months later and is first LDS leader with diagnosed history of emotional illness.” – Michael Quinn

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Virginity above Life

Mormon Decisions 10Gospel Standards, p. 55; “There is no true Latter‑day Saint who would not rather bury a son or a daughter than to have him or her lose his or her chastity ‑‑ realizing that chastity is of more value than anything else in all the world.” – Prophet Heber J. Grant

Psalm 34:18; “The LORD is nigh unto them that are of a broken heart; and saveth such as be of a contrite spirit.”

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Polygamy and Mormon Church Leaders 7

Heber Jeddy Grant 1856 – 1945

Heber Grant was a busy guy during his tenure as the seventh president/prophet of the Mormon Church.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heber_J._Grant

http://www.ldsces.org/inst_manuals/pres-sm/pres-ch-07-09.htm

Grant is the reason obeying the Word of Wisdom is mandatory to get into the temple.

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