Tag Archive for Holy Ghost

Speaking With The Lord About Joseph

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 m4s0n501 Nearly forty years ago I spent six months preparing to serve a mission for the LDS Church. I had graduated from High School, attended Ricks College for a year, worked for six months and was now engaged in extensive…

Try the Spirits

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              http://emp.byui.edu/marrottr/TryTheSpirits.pdf As Joseph pointed out elsewhere… Every one of these [religionists] professes to be competent to try his neighbor’s spirit, but no one can try his own, and what is the reason? Because…

Mormonism Without The LDS Church

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 I am a Mormon. I am not a member of the LDS Church. There is a difference between the two – a big difference. The LDS Church does not define Mormonism. The LDS Church has changed dramatically from what God…

A Virgin Birth

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 Volumes have been written about the divinity of Jesus Christ and His miraculous birth. Many different opinions and interpretations have been given about how His birth took place. Opinions range from Mary becoming pregnant through “natural” causes of procreation, albeit…

The Beginning Of Zion

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 In the beginning there were a handful of prophets, male and female, whom the Lord brought together. These prophets had come to the honest conclusion that they did not know a whole lot about things, but they knew the things…

The Second Comforter

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 JST John 14:15-24 15 If ye love me, keep my commandments. 16 And I will pray the Father, and he shall give you another Comforter, that he may abide with you forever; 17 Even the Spirit of truth; whom the…

Praying In The Holy Ghost

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 But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost. Jude 1:20 Interesting phrase- “Praying IN the Holy Ghost” I’d like to briefly explain what that might mean   I believe praying IN the…

According to His Idols…

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 Ezekiel 9  4Therefore speak unto them, and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord God; Every man of the house of Israel that setteth up his idols in his heart, and putteth the stumblingblock of his iniquity before his face, and…

No Other Effect

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 Joseph left us a very interesting statement about the Holy Ghost which has always intrigued me. It goes like this: “The Holy Ghost has no other effect than pure intelligence. It is more powerful in expanding the mind, enlightening the…