Doctrine

The Fullness of the Gentiles

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 In my interview with Denver last week, the subject of the Patriarchal Priesthood was one that interested me the most, so I asked it first. It also happens to be the longest response I received in the interview. I present…

The Church Cannot Bring Zion

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 Zion is a study in personal micro-economics applied to the greater good.  In the application on the aggregate is where Zion will be found. I was an economics major 20 years ago, but concepts stick around even as the lessons get…

By Study and Also By Faith

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 When the Interwebz first began to crawl (1993 – See history of Mosaic), browsers didn’t have “Favorites.” Instead, we created lists of links in raw HTML code and made it our home page. The tradition continues today with blogrolls. I…

A Marvelous Work and a Wonder

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 I caught a glimpse today of something wonderful about to come forth. No, I’m not referring to the book by Elder LeGrand Richards but I chose the title on purpose. I attended a class presented by one of my readers…

The Hitchhiker

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 I was asked a series of questions recently that I feel might be more adequately addressed in a parable, a little made-up story that illustrates a principle. There once was a man who, having been cast into the lone and…

The Ideology of God

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 The fundamental problem of government is “How do you produce a society that doesn’t tear itself apart eventually?” The solution is charity, a change of nature whereby we feel no fear nor shame and seek to harm none nor build…

The Path of Discipleship

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 JST Luke 14 25 [T]here went great multitudes with him, and he turned and said unto them, 26 If any man come to me, and hate not his father, and mother, and wife, and children, and brethren, and sisters, or…

Unequally Yoked

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 What an exciting time we live in. I have never seen more voices, claims, philosophies, and disagreements within the realm of what many call Mormonism. I have to thank Tim, and many other people who are open and tolerant of…