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Jude 24-25; “Now unto him that is able to keep you from falling, and to present you faultless before the presence of his glory with exceeding joy, 25 To the only wise God our Saviour, be glory and majesty, dominion and power, both now and ever. Amen.”


If you ask a Mormon our question of the day, it’s a toss-up as to what their answer might be. One of the things they’ve been repeatedly indoctrinated with comes from a Doctrine and Covenants Manual telling them the Prophet is pre-eminent.

Doctrine and Covenants Institute Student Manual, Section 90, The Oracles of God; “Counselors can do everything their presiding officer directs them to do, as if the president were personally acting. In this sense they are equals. However, they have no power to act independent of the president. Rigdon and…Williams received their ordination from the Prophet Joseph Smith, who held the keys. Since these two men received their authority from Joseph Smith, it follows that they were not equal to him in every sense…”the pre-eminence of the President of the Church was maintained. . . . ( Joseph Smith, p. 303.)”

This is obviously far different from what we read in God’s Holy word!


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