Mysteries And Truth

Mysteries And Truth

Joseph Smith taught that it is critical for us to know the mysteries of God. “Knowledge saves a man; and in the world of spirits no man can be exalted but by knowledge.” TPJS, p. 357. “A man is saved no faster than he gets knowledge, for if he does not get knowledge, he will
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History Is Not A Sin

History Is Not A Sin

I have provided a link to the FAIR website where they amalgamate criticism of me. The criticism is fine, but there is one point where I believe they crossed a line. It needed a response. I have said I was worthy of a temple recommend when I was excommunicated. FAIR has denounced this as “false”
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Baseball

Baseball

Baseball, like life, makes improbabilities seem like inevitabilities.

What’s Wrong

What’s Wrong

An email.  My wife and I, with some other believers, were baptized recently. I fully expected that now I could receive the power of the Holy Ghost. I believed what you said, that “today is once again a day of salvation, and He has set His hand again.” If today is a day of salvation
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Interesting things on the “www”

Interesting things on the “www”

Criticism of Mormonism/Online documents/Denver Snuffer Criticism of Mormonism/Books/Passing the Heavenly Gift Enjoy.

Standing Aside

Standing Aside

I love the response to the lectures (one talk). But I must stand aside now or wound this process. There are still important things left for me to do. Taking a role in establishing communities would harm, not help. I have had numerous requests to baptize people. When I refuse, then someone else will step
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Will Fail Again

Will Fail Again

I got an email asking why I thought this new direction would be any better than the many prior attempts launched through Joseph Smith. My response is given below: _____________________________Unlike the institution Joseph left us (which may not have been the end of his work had he gone to the Rocky Mountains), the new opportunity
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Two Ways

Two Ways

There are two opposing powers which use two different forces. There is love and fear. Love invites, encourages, waits, supports and rejoices in progress. Love is undeterred by setbacks. Instead, love finds a way to address obstacles and tries again. Love creates. Fear inhibits, controls, discourages and limits progression. Fear offers setbacks and looks for
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Utopia

Utopia

Sir Thomas More titled a 1516 book Utopia, coining a term used forever after for an ideal society. Sir More may have coined the term but Utopian ideas go back to Plato’s Republic for scholars, and Enoch for Christians and Jews. Fiction writers often try to describe an imaginary perfect society, and Hollywood regularly uses
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Questions?

Questions?

From an email I received. This is an exchange between third-parties.  I’ve attended many of the ten lectures and I’ve listened to all of them. I was at the Phoenix lecture. At the conclusion of the lecture, different people had different understandings of what was communicated, what was to be done, and what they were
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