Beware Persecution From Inside the Church – Prophetic Warnings

– Brigham Young said the saints used to be a distinct people, but are becoming to be a people known for their mediocrity. -Church culture doesn’t mean the church is or isn’t true. Joseph Smith said that the majority of the 12 Apostles and the records of the church will never lead you astray. (JSRead more

5 Prophetic Warnings about Music, & Other Media Guidelines

Sections: 5 Prophetic Warnings about Music Our Duties Regarding Music & Entertainment Church Approved Music Pre-Screening Basics Know the Background Seek & Stand in Holy Places Cultivate Creation Beware Desensitization Prepare for Zion Excuses aren’t Valid: You Knew God is Charming Christian Priorities Seek & Find Separating the Art from The Artist: A Virtue andRead more

Evolution of Species is Incomprehensible – President Russel M Nelson Quote

“to think that man evolved from one species to another is, to me, incomprehensible… Man has always been man. Dogs have always been dogs. Monkeys have always been monkeys. It’s just the way genetics works…We have this doctrine, recorded in the Doctrine and Covenants, Section 101: “When the Lord shall come again, he shall revealRead more

I Believe: Part 1

Video presentation part 1, part 2, and part 3 (the text and video do not exactly align) I believe the human race is watched over by a divine all-powerful corporal being dwelling on his home planet. I believe that this man, our Father in Heaven, is perfectly compassionate and wise, and possesses all joy, knowledge, and power. IRead more

President Hinckley Outlines our Top Priorities

“Each of us has a fourfold responsibility. First, we have a responsibility to our families. Second, we have a responsibility to our employers. Third, we have a responsibility to the Lord’s work. Fourth, we have a responsibility to ourselves.   First, it is imperative that you not neglect your families. Nothing you have is moreRead more

We are Wicked as Sodom – Prophet Quotes

-“…when I review the performance of this people in comparison with what is expected, I am appalled and frightened. Iniquity seems to abound. The Destroyer seems to be taking full advantage of the time remaining to him in this, the great day of his power. Evil seems about to engulf us like a great wave,Read more

The Law of the Gospel by Brad Wilcox – Full Text

From BYU Idaho Education Week, July 31, 2015 Text click here Video click here Over the last few days at Education Week we have learned much about the gospel, but what exactly is the gospel? The word comes from the Old English word godspell—god meaning good and spell meaning story or news. The gospel then means good news, butRead more

Biblical Context of Latter-day Saint Doctrine, a House Divided Principle, & The Achilles Heel of Preferring Past Prophets to Modern Prophets

Debate with a Protestant   Protestant: LDS take scriptures out of context for their doctrines. Nate (Latter-day Saint): “Ultimately it boils down to this. The LDS interpret the bible differently than other faiths. We will never agree on bible interpretation. Thank God for the Book of Mormon to clarity bible doctrine, and thank God forRead more

Hope of Israel: Youth Battalion of the Lord in the ‘Very Latter Days’ by President Nelson, 2018 – Lecture Notes

Full text click here Calling The Youth Battalion of the Lord in The Very Latter Days by President and Sister Nelson Worldwide Devotional to the Youth, June 2018, “Hope of Israel” Topics: For the Strength of Youth standards, giving up idle time, gathering Israel as most important event of earth at this time, your lifeRead more

Prophecy: Key to The Future by Duane S Crowther – Book Notes

For video of this presentation, click here.   There are 4 sections to my notes on this text: Original Table of Contents of the Text by Crowther Full Chronological Index of Events by Crowther. Highlights prophet quotes from the text. Crowther’s Full Summary of the Text Richardson Studies Summary of the Text (this is theRead more

Should we Limit our Studies to General Authorities & Conferences?

A rebuttal: This is a response to a letter from a friend. I had sent him several of my compositions on gospel and social issues and theories (including information on the dangers of the CSE (Comprehensive Sex Ed program), and some resources on how to combat it with a better/appropriate method.). The friend seemed concernedRead more

Consequences of Rejecting the Prophets, Including Less Access to the Word of God

One reason General conference is different now than it was 20 years ago is because times change, and new needs arise. This is obvious. This is why we even have a church today and not rely on the bible for all our guidance. This is what sets us apart in our faith. But this doctrineRead more

Warnings from the Past by Mark E. Petersen – Full Text

Apr. 1971 Gen. Conf. For official full text and other formats, click here. Three great civilizations have occupied the Western Hemisphere. Two have passed into oblivion. Those that disappeared died by virtual suicide. They brought about their own extinction as they defiled the land and defied their God by extensive crime, sexual deviation, and otherRead more

Power of the Restoration: A Firm Foundation of Faith: Finally! A Good Taste in our Mouths for Religion! Welcome to the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ

We are living in a day foretold by prophets of old, and can expect more direction than cliché church answers to life’s questions from the Catholic and Protestant churches. The restored Church of Jesus Christ is vastly different than any other church, so to you dissatisfied with religion in general, so are we, give thisRead more

The Presidents of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints by Truman G Madsen – Lecture Notes

Madsen was a professor of Philosophy at BYU, and a Mission President, and has lead tours at Jerusalem, much Church History scholarship, many publications and films. -Under the title of each President, are things they said and did. At the end of the document are some assorted notes. -There are wonderful things here you probablyRead more

The Majesty of God’s Law: It’s Coming to America by W. Cleon Skousen – Book Notes

This book highlights many fascinating parallels between the U.S. Constitution and the Law of Moses.   -34% of the founding fathers’ material comes from the bible -They called politics the divine science -In the early schools of the USA, the main things they taught in school were 1. religion. 2. Morality. 3. Knowledge. -the majorRead more

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church Manual: Joseph Smith – Book Notes

Though my notes on this text are unfinished, here are some interesting items: -revelation is here to remain p551 -to get to God we go through Jesus Christ like the ancients did. We do not go through the ancients. p166 -Celestial Kingdoms p531 -soon no peace but in Zion p186 -New Jerusalem come down outRead more

Teachings of the Presidents of the Church Manual: Joseph Fielding Smith – Book Notes

Notes taken from my reading of this official church manual in the “Teachings of the Presidents of the Church” series. -Pray while at the job and you will probably do everything correctly. -Asleep or in bed is where people die, and where ambition dies. -He considered getting up past 6am immoral, and woke his childrenRead more

Q & A Face to Face with Elders Oaks and Ballard November 2017 – Lecture Notes

Topics: porn, dating, homosexuality, prayer, testimony, Holy Ghost, doubt, marriage, choices, gender roles, church history, Sabbath, career, repentance, standards -*My notes here do not represent the complete ideas expressed in this broadcast, but points I’ve considered most pertinent. Though incomplete, I’ve tried to be fair in this report. -This is to a large audience ofRead more