Part 2: God’s Laws vs Commandments of God

To understand agency requires an understanding of Gods Laws and how they are used and termed.  The laws of man will not be addressed. For ease of teaching and common understanding I have found it beneficial to group Gods law into two categories.  The first category is...

Part 1: A Christ Centered Relationship

Understanding Agency and Liberty usually comes in stages, with those stages matching our stewardship. Although the different stages overlap and may not always come in the exact same order for everyone the basic path is quite common. The first stewardship is over...

Mormons are Gentiles

I was pondering about why I believe we are qualified to be the “gentiles” who reject the fulness. (3 Nephi 16:10) 1. The book of Mormon was, “Sealed by the hand of Moroni, and hid up unto the Lord, to come forth in due time by way of the...

I Saw Two Personages

When Joseph recorded his “first vision” he never mentioned The Holy Ghost in any of the versions published. See all of the accounts side by side. It no sooner appeared than I found myself delivered from the enemy which held me bound. When the light rested...

Secret works of Darkness

I have a friend who is not bothered by the fact that the Mormon church handles excommunications from the top down. The idea being that the Church’s reputation and the Flock must be protected. However the scriptures tell us a different story, not only is it...

Rend that Veil

Joseph warned the saints about reliance upon him. Here is a quote worth pondering. “President Joseph Smith read the 14th chapter of Ezekiel–said the Lord had declared by the Prophet, that the people should each one stand for himself, and depend on no man...