Go about doing good

Go about doing good

You should not look directly into the sun.  Whenever you do, your eyes are unable to adjust to the intensity of the light.  It is possible to even do damage to your eyes by looking directly at the sun. Everything in mortality is a type or symbol of eternal things.  All things bear testimony of
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Qualifying for the blessings under adverse circumstances

Qualifying for the blessings under adverse circumstances

I was asked about someone who is an active, faithful man married to a non-member wife.  The issue is their chances to receive all the blessings associated with an eternal family, despite the spouse’s lack of faith.   From the question it is apparent that the person has first, has accepted and believes in the
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Conference on Chiasmus

Conference on Chiasmus

The Conference on Chiasmus originally scheduled for May 15th has been continued to September.  There will be a further announcement on date, time and location once things have been finally arranged. 

Belief becomes knowledge

Belief becomes knowledge

The post I put up with an excerpt from Lecture 6 a bit ago was deliberately chosen as a foundation for what was put up a few days ago.  That Lecture included the fact that you “know” not merely “believe” that what you are doing is in conformity with God’s will.  A person obtains “actual
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The process is everything – the answer is nothing

The process is everything – the answer is nothing

Process is everything.  Answers are nothing. If you learn the process, you can develop godlike traits.  That is, the very tools that are required for us to develop as disciples of Jesus Christ are, in fact, the tools used by God Himself. Faith in God is necessary for us to develop. God extends His kingdom
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The process is everything – the answer is nothing

The process is everything – the answer is nothing

Process is everything.  Answers are nothing. If you learn the process, you can develop godlike traits.  That is, the very tools that are required for us to develop as disciples of Jesus Christ are, in fact, the tools used by God Himself. Faith in God is necessary for us to develop. God extends His kingdom
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I am a fool

I am a fool

Joseph Smith once said about himself that if “he hadn’t lived it, he wouldn’t believe it.”  What insight that provides.   I believe in the complete equality of all of us.  God did not love Joseph Smith more than He loved Sidney Rigdon.  Joseph remained true to the end, and Sidney fell away.  That had
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Is it your hope to be a part of Zion?

Is it your hope to be a part of Zion?

I was asked if I thought it was wrong to own a gun or kill in self-defense.  My response. I don’t think there is anything wrong with owning firearms, hunting, or self-defense.  But I do think we are too quick to presume we are authorized to take life.  Therefore, I am reluctant to encourage that
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Blessed are the peacemakers

Blessed are the peacemakers

Christ’s disciples were ever willing to use both priesthood and the sword to vanquish their opponents.  Christ taught them restraint.  There is this incident in the Luke Chapter 9:     51 And it came to pass, when the time was come that he should be received up, he stedfastly set his face to go to
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Clarification

Clarification

I have not written any explanation for the Second Anointing or Calling and Election process.  I do not think it is important or meaningful to ever write anything about it.  What is important is to understand “how” someone would make changes in their lives to then be taught things directly from the Lord.  He has
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