Category: General Conference

Sustain or Blind Faith?

In this excerpt, Henry Eyring starts with a gentle, friendly approach allowing a member to choose whether he/she will follow the brethren or not.  However,

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“I Never Knew You”

If you have a modern-day apostle telling its members in a world-wide General Conference that the Bible is wrong and the Joseph Smith Translation is inspired – in spite of what was just pointed out in the Book of Mormon – as a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, what do you do with that information?

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Plan of Happiness

The Bible contains the gospel of Jesus Christ. There is no need for modern prophets; especially those who would add new laws, doctrines, ordinances and theology. Hebrews 12: 2 tells us: “Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is set down at the right hand of God.” Jesus also said: “It is finished”.

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Garden or the Cross?

Thinking Jesus atoned for our sins by praying hard in the Garden of Gethsemane is missing the whole point of the Old Testament, the purpose of temples and the willing, selfless, loving sacrifice of Jesus.

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The Cross – Not Gethsemane

If the LDS Church is really a restoration of true Christianity, why don’t the leaders emulate the apostolic emphasis of the New Testament? Neither Jesus nor any author of the New Testament claims Gethsemane had anything to do with the atonement of Christ. Instead there is an abundant number of references to the cross where Christ suffered and died to pay the debt for our sin.

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Mormons, now non-Mormons

These issues don’t amount to all that much. The point is – Jesus is enough! Our personal relationship with Jesus is much more important than controlling, man-made religion.

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Mormon Temples

Mormon temple activity is not ancient. Mormons are free to enjoy the
benefits of their temple activity, but these ‘temples’ are not a restoration.

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What’s in a Name?

Every Church President since Joseph Smith has freely used “Mormonism” when describing the religion. Now, suddenly God has revealed to Russell Nelson that He is offended by the reference to “Mormon” and “Mormonism.” All this confusion should cause a member to wonder, which of all these current and former church apostles was truly a prophet? If any?

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