Category Archives: Scriptures

Is It Enough To Be A Good Mormon?


I want to thank everyone who took the time and read my previous post about President Monson’s amazing new revelation during general conference. I admit it was a bit out there, but that was intentional. It was with that post … Continue reading

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Abraham’s Toxic Polygamy


All references are to the Joseph Smith Translation. The story of Sarah giving Hagar to Abraham is commonly used by pro-polygamists to bolster their position of polygyny being approved by God. However, others point out that the only reason Sarah … Continue reading

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From the Dust: Filipino Record, Part 2


About four years ago (has it really been four years?) I wrote a post about a possible ancient Filipino text concerning a visit of Christ to the Philippines. I had heard of this text from one of the missionaries I … Continue reading

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Why I Converted to Mormonism


In this post I am going to share the story of why and how I converted to Mormonism. This life changing experience did not happen easily. But I am so grateful for my experience, because it has helped me to … Continue reading

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Understanding Priesthood Keys


Modern Beliefs About Keys In the Church today we are often taught about the importance of Priesthood Keys. In Chapter 14 of Gospel Principles, Joseph F. Smith teaches: “The Priesthood in general is the authority given to man to act … Continue reading

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Family Home Evening Lesson 1: The Sacrament


Having been raised in an L-DS family and married to and L-DS woman, and attending an L-DS ward, family home evening is something I’m encouraged to do. I don’t think there is anything wrong with taking one night out of … Continue reading

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Law of Consecration and Tithing


Here is a post I made over at the lds.net forum. It was long enough I figured I should share it here. If you want to follow the replies to my post on lds.net please do. And it would be … Continue reading

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