Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday November 21st 2014

Self-Educated Man

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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Contention Is Of The Devil

American Scripture

The resurrected Savior explained why we should avoid disputations about points of doctrine.

For verily, verily I say unto you, he that hath the spirit of contention is not of me, but is of the devil, who is the father of contention, and he stirreth up the hearts of men to contend with anger, one with another.

A person who has the spirit of contention is not of the Savior but is of the devil. Therefore, when discussing the gospel with a friend, do not argue or contend.


Source: 3 Nephi 11:29; The Book of Mormon: Another Testament of Jesus Christ