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History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 5:134 – 135; “Happiness is the object and design of our existence; and will be the end thereof, if we pursue the path that leads to it; and this path is virtue, uprightness, faithfulness, holiness, and keeping all the commandments of God. But we cannot keep all the commandments without first knowing them, and we cannot expect to know all, or more than we now know unless we comply with or keep those we have already received. That which is wrong under one circumstance, may be, and often is, right under another.” – Joseph Smith

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 How well do you know Mormonism? Test your knowledge with a handful of basic facts we’ve gathered about its history, beliefs, and contemporary happenings! We’ll be posting a new ‘quiz’ every week or so – which means be on the lookout for our next edition. Here we go!

 

 

 

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 Journal of Discourses 5:29-30; “Women are to be led. If I should undertake to drive a woman, I should have to drive her before me; and then she becomes my leader the moment I do that. I should lead her; and she should be led by me, if I am a good man; and if I am not a good man, I have no just right in this Church to a wife or wives, or to the power to propagate my species. What, then, should be done with me? Make a eunuch of me, and stop my propagation.” – Heber C. Kimball, Great Salt Lake City, July 12, 1857

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Today in Mormon History; “– 175 years ago today – April 20?, 1842

Joseph Smith tells the Relief Society they would receive the “keys to the kingdom … that they may be able to detect everything false.” – Brooke, John L. The Refiner’s Fire: The Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1994. p.247 … (April 20, 2017 correct day should be 28th April – Thursday).”

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 Teachings of Presidents of the Church-Chapter 1; “The whole idea of Mormonism is improvement – mentally, physically, morally, and spiritually.” – Lorenzo Snow

 

 

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january-witnessing-tip-of-the-day-6-0 January 23 – The Promise of Hagar. Mormons are led to believe through the Doctrine and Covenants, the promises sprang from Hagar and her seed. D&C 132:34 reads; “God commanded Abraham, and Sarah gave Hagar to Abraham to wife. And why did she do it? Because this was the law; and from Hagar sprang many people. This, therefore, was fulfilling, among other things, the promises”.

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January Witnessing Tip of the Day January 7 – The Everlasting Covenant is Christ Jesus our Lord.  Hebrews 13:20 says; “Now the God of peace, that brought again from the dead our Lord Jesus, that great shepherd of the sheep, through the blood of the everlasting covenant”.

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