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An Holy Temple Unto The Lord

An Holy Temple Unto The Lord

Old World Witness For Christ The Book of Ephesians tells us what the true Church, the Building fit for an Holy Temple Unto The Lord, would consist of: And are built upon the foundation of the apostles and prophets, Jesus Christ himself being the chief corner stone; In whom all the building fitly framed together groweth unto an holy [...]

Religion and Politics

Religion and Politics

BY JACK KERWICK Mitt Romney is now the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee. Mitt is also a Mormon. There has already been much talk over whether this last fact should be of any relevance to his bid for the presidency. A shocking number of people—it seems like most—think that Romney’s religious commitments should be off limits for [...]

Networks Obsessed with Labeling Romney ‘Mormon’

Networks Obsessed with Labeling Romney ‘Mormon’

BY MATT PHILBIN, MEDIA RESEARCH CENTER News flash: Mitt Romney is a Mormon! Actually, it’s not news. Romney was a Mormon as governor of Massachusetts and high-profile turn-around manager of the Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Romney ran for the GOP nomination in 2008 and he was a Mormon then. He’s pretty much been running ever since. As [...]

I Was Visited of the Lord

I Was Visited of the Lord

American Scripture And I, being fifteen years of age and being somewhat of a sober mind, therefore I was visited of the Lord, and tasted and knew of the goodness of Jesus. And I did endeavor to preach unto this people, but my mouth was shut, and I was forbidden that I should preach unto them; for behold they had wilfully rebelled against [...]

Businesses Promote Gays, Attack Catholics and Mormons

Businesses Promote Gays, Attack Catholics and Mormons

Liberty Alerts, Penny Starr, CNSNews.com Dozens of major American corporations are listed as sponsors of the Human Rights Campaign’s (HRC) annual fundraiser, both on the homosexual advocacy group’s Web site and in advertising to promote the event. HRC advocates same-sex marriage, adoption by same-sex couples, and ending the military's ban [...]

The Scriptures Are the Standard for Distinguishing Truth and Error

The Scriptures Are the Standard for Distinguishing Truth and Error

Prophet Statesmen, D. Todd Christofferson God uses scripture to unmask erroneous thinking, false traditions, and sin with its devastating effects. He is a tender parent who would spare us needless suffering and grief and at the same time help us realize our divine potential. The scriptures, for example, discredit an ancient philosophy that has [...]

Mothers Teaching Children In the Home — L. Tom Perry

Mothers Teaching Children In the Home — L. Tom Perry

A Way of Life, L. Tom Perry Please allow me to reminisce for a few moments and share a few of the lessons I learned from my mother about teaching the gospel in the home. My mother understood the value of teaching her children about standards, values, and doctrine while they were young. While she was grateful to others who taught her children [...]

A Potent Antidepressant — Dallin H. Oaks

A Potent Antidepressant — Dallin H. Oaks

A Way of Life, Dallin H. Oaks Excerpt from Dallin H. Oaks General Conference Address, October 1995. “Consider the power of the idea taught in our beloved song ‘I Am a Child of God.’ … Here is the answer to one of life’s great questions, ‘Who am I?’ I am a child of God with a spirit lineage to heavenly parents. That parentage [...]

Burdens Part of Eternal Plan for Growth and Progress — L. Whitney Clayton

Burdens Part of Eternal Plan for Growth and Progress — L. Whitney Clayton

A Way of Life, L. Whitney Clayton Excerpt from Elder L. Whitney Clayton's October 2009 General Conference Address, "That Your Burdens May Be Light." No matter the burdens we face in life as a consequence of natural conditions, the misconduct of others, or our own mistakes and shortcomings, we are all children of a loving Heavenly Father, who [...]

The Four Fundamentals of American Freedom and Prosperity — Ezra Taft Benson

The Four Fundamentals of American Freedom and Prosperity — Ezra Taft Benson

Prophet Statesmen, Ezra Taft Benson Excerpt from Ezra Taft Benson address, "Our Freedom is Threatened," September 22, 1962, Chicago, Illinois. All of us are anxious to see our country progress, but we want to know by what means. The whole American concept of progress, which has outstripped every other nation on earth, is based on certain [...]

Finding Purpose In Life Through Service — Thomas S. Monson

Finding Purpose In Life Through Service — Thomas S. Monson

A Way of Life, Monson Excerpt from President Thomas S. Monson's October 2009 General Conference Address, “What Have I Done for Someone Today?” “The Savior taught His disciples, ‘For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: but whosoever will lose his life for my sake, the same shall save it.’ (more…)

Even More Amazing — Nelson

Even More Amazing — Nelson

A Way of Life, Russell M. Nelson “Even more amazing than modern technology is our opportunity to access information directly from heaven, without hardware, software, or monthly service fees. It is one of the most marvelous gifts the Lord has offered to mortals. It is His generous invitation to ‘ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye [...]

Will America Survive? Only If She Serve’s God — Melvin J. Ballard

Will America Survive? Only If She Serve’s God — Melvin J. Ballard

Prophet Statesmen, Volume I, No. 49, Melvin J. Ballard Excerpt from Elder Ballard's General Conference Address, October 1928, p. 108-109. The prophet Joseph told us that he saw the day when even the Constitution of the united States would be torn and hang as by a thread. But, thank the Lord, the thread did not break. He saw the day when this [...]

We Are Doing A Great Work and Cannot Come Down — Uchtdorf

We Are Doing A Great Work and Cannot Come Down — Uchtdorf

Prophet Statesmen, Volume I, No. 48, Uchtdorf Excerpt from President Dieter F. Uchtdorf's address, We Are Doing a Great Work and Cannot Come Down, April 2009 General Conference, Priesthood Session. Nehemiah of the Old Testament is a great example of staying focused and committed to an important task. Nehemiah was an Israelite who lived in [...]

God Cares: Getting it Right About The Separation of Church and State — Taylor

God Cares: Getting it Right About The Separation of Church and State — Taylor

Prophet Statesmen, Volume I, No. 47, Taylor Excerpt from President John Taylor's 1844 Millennial Star editorial, see MS-5: 8-9. No one can be more opposed to an unhallowed alliance of this kind than ourselves; but while we would deprecate any alliance having a tendency to deprive the sons of liberty of their rights, we cannot but think that the [...]

On This Test Hinges the Survival of Our Society, Constitution, and Salvation

On This Test Hinges the Survival of Our Society, Constitution, and Salvation

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 33, Haight Excerpt from Elder David B. Haight's October 1987 General Conference address, "Ethics and Honesty." We declare: “There is only one cure for the evils of this world, … and that is faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and … obedience to commandments” (Mark E. Petersen, Improvement Era, Dec. 1963, [...]

Learn Wisdom From Your Parents

Learn Wisdom From Your Parents

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 37, Ballard Excerpt from his April 2009 General Conference Address, Learning the Lessons from the Past Years ago when I was in business, I learned a very expensive lesson because I did not listen carefully to the counsel of my father, nor did I heed the promptings of the Spirit giving me guidance from my [...]

Benson: Where the Spirit of the Lord is There is Liberty

Benson: Where the Spirit of the Lord is There is Liberty

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 35, Benson Excerpt from President Ezra Taft Benson's Book, This Nation Shall Endure, p. 69. There is a God in Heaven who is the sovereign power of the universe, and we are His literal offspring. He has endowed us with inalienable rights, among which are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. This He [...]

The Thing About Moral Agency and Moral Discipline

The Thing About Moral Agency and Moral Discipline

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 30 , Christofferson Excerpt from Elder D. Todd Christofferson's October 2009 General Conference address, Moral Discipline. -- Moral discipline is the consistent exercise of agency to choose the right because it is right, even when it is hard. -- During World War II, President James E. Faust, then a young [...]

You Can’t Explain to the Ocean

You Can’t Explain to the Ocean

Modern Prophets Speak, Volume I, No. 29 , Cook Excerpt from Elder Quentin L. Cook's October 2009 General Conference address, Stewardship a Sacred Trust. As servants of the Lord Jesus Christ, it is our sacred responsibility to teach His standard of morality, which is the same for all of His children. When our thoughts or our actions are impure, [...]

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