Doctrine

Who is Our Real Mother?

Pure-water

I’ve come to the personal conclusion that Satan is actually a woman and Lucifer is a man for this reason: a man who held priesthood authority in the actual presence of God (D&C 76:25–27) could not have been operating as…

A Primer on Just Judgment

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m4s0n501 It’s midnight during a full moon on the streets of Jerusalem. There has been a celebration in which the generals and the elders toasted a recent economic treaty with Egypt. The garrison officers were invited, too, and unlimited prosperity seemed on…

The Elephant in the Room

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Anybody who tells you life is rosy after one spouse leaves the church is either blind or lying. I knew things would be difficult in our marriage after I resigned, but I didn’t know just how difficult it could be.…

That They Do Always Remember Him

SacramentMinervaTeichert

I ask myself why I do this. I go to Sacrament meeting each week with my wife, because I don’t want her to feel alone, but I don’t partake of the Sacrament. As a non-member, I could partake. It’s clearly…

One Rule to Rule Them All

SecretCombinations

A question was asked, the essence of which is this: if the golden rule implies all requests should be granted, what if a request is made to break the golden rule? Here are my thoughts on the question. Such a…

Seven Verse Sermon

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Hath [the Lord] commanded any that they should not partake of his salvation? Behold I say unto you, Nay; but he hath given it free for all men; and he hath commanded his people that they should persuade all men…

The Holy Spirit of Promise

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I continue to ponder the dialog in one of the last High Priest Group meetings I attended. The lesson was on marriage. The discussion focused on the temple sealing ordinance. I was a little concerned by the comments I was…