Category Archives: Plan of Salvation

Natural is not always good

Ty Mansfield shared something that is worth consideration. He wrote an article in which he deals with some of the controversial attitudes about sexuality in the modern world. The idea that mankind may have natural feelings that need to be … Continue reading

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Teachings regarding the Sons of Perdition

Joseph F. Smith – those who received a fullness in this world “And he that believes, is baptized, and receives the light and testimony of Jesus Christ, and walks well for a season, receiving the fulness of the blessings of … Continue reading

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The Lord has wisely hidden the future from our view

Commit Suicide to get to the telestial kingdom? It is not wisdom for us to understand the future, unless upon certain principles. Those principles are divine, and when we understand the future and eternity upon divine and holy principles, we … Continue reading

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The Lord Has a Plan For Your Life

The Lord has placed currents of divine influence in your life that will lead you along the individual plan He would have you fulfill here on earth. Seek through the Spirit to identify it and carefully follow that direction that … Continue reading

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Henry Ballard’s Miracle – May 17, 1884

The following account comes from the book “Henry Ballard, the story of a courageous pioneer 1832-1908” p. 133-137 by Douglas Crookston. This book was published in 2010 by Deseret Book. Henry’s Miracle In a way, Henry’s life was one of … Continue reading

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Obtaining perfection takes more than a lifetime

“Salvation does not come all at once; we are commanded to be perfect even as our Father in Heaven is perfect. It will take us ages to accomplish this end, for there will be greater progress beyond the grave, and … Continue reading

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Mother in Heaven

On October 23, 2015, the Church of Jesus Christ published scholarly essays dealing with topics of interest – one of which deals with Mother in Heaven. I am reposting this essay here. It can be viewed on LDS.org here as … Continue reading

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Moses 6:62 This is the Plan of Salvation

Like the Book of Mormon, Enoch’s teachings are straightforward and simple. “Adam fell that men might be” (2 Ne. 2:25) was followed by doctrines that are so simple they would have been earth shattering to the sectarians of 1831 when … Continue reading

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Moses 4 and Genesis 3 – The Fall of Adam and Eve

I use the following charts and quotes when I teach the Fall. I hope that this is helpful to some of you! This is a huge lesson to teach, and it is good to see how the Fall affects us, … Continue reading

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God is an exalted man

God himself was once as we are now, and is an exalted man, and sits enthroned in yonder heavens!… If the veil were rent today, and the great God who holds this world in its orbit, and who upholds all … Continue reading

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