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

Man is Become As God: Spiritual Capitalism & Why Life is Hard

(Man is become as God echoes Genesis 3:5, 22; Alma 42:3; Alma 12:34, 21 & other scriptures) I ask, “God why is life so hard?” I hear no answer. I think to myself: ‘I sort of make it hard on myself, but the difficulty brings such rewards, that I chose to go through it.’ ThenRead more

Heavenly Mother as Nucleus of Universe

Heavenly Mother as Nucleus of Universe by Nate Richardson, updated 4-10-18 -Mother is life, father witnesses and testifies that mothers message is life, she is the personification of life. -Dad points to mom and says, “see? Mom is the ideal. I’ll teach you how to go create more copies of this perfection.” Dad pushes theRead more

Principles of Priority Family Creation as being Analogous to The Fall and Atonement

Principles of Priority Family Creation as being Analogous to The Fall and Atonement by Nate Richardson 4-9-18 RichardsonStudies.com -Here we define “Family Creation” as 1. marriage and 2. childbearing -We often speak of the Fall of Adam & Eve as a fall “forward”. It was a good thing. That is a core doctrine of theRead more

The Post-Romantic Evolution of Mating: Turmoil of Marriage in the 20th and 21st Centuries Directly Resulting From Romantic Influences, includes diagrams & PDF

The Post-Romantic Evolution of Mating: Turmoil of Marriage in the 20th and 21st Centuries Directly Resulting From Romantic Influences by Nate Richardson March 2018 PDF Version: The Post-Romantic Evolution of Mating Introduction & Thesis Pre 1900 Marriage (1000-1900 a.d.) was marriage with community friendly values. Community friendly values are values which support a strong community.Read more

Early Marriage and Parenthood Theory

Early Marriage and Parenthood Theory by Nate Richardson updated 4-7-18 RichardsonStudies.com -other similar reading: Family and Godhead in plan of salvation: http://richardsonstudies.com/2018/04/07/family-godhead-plan-salvation-pdf/ Exponential Exaltation Theory: http://richardsonstudies.com/2018/02/18/exponential-exaltation-theory/ List of points: AGE OF MARY at her wedding and birth of Jesus “YOUNG” PEOPLE CAN DO GREAT, historic examples ARRANGED MARRIAGES have less divorces FORBIDDEN, THE YOUTH REBELSRead more

Morality in Exchange for Equality: Ironic Anti-Woman Moves in the Name of Feminism

Morality in Exchange for Equality: Ironic Anti-Woman Moves in the Name of Feminism By Nate Richardson RichardsonStudies.com Updated 2-28-18 Topics: modesty, feminism, cohabitation, rights, morality, premarital sex, the existance of right and wrong, rape, gun rights, out of marriage childbirth rates in 1950 vs now It seems strange to me that often women speaking forRead more

Children: An Heritage (Inheritance) of (from) The Lord: What & Why is a Parent here & in Eternity

Children: An Heritage (Inheritance) of (from) The Lord What & Why is a Parent here & in Eternity by Nate Richardson Updated 2-14-18 RichardsonStudies.com Are our children ours or do we return them to God later? Well, a bit of both. Join me for this thrilling exploration of eternal promises related to parents and theirRead more

The Proclamation on the Family: Transcending the Cultural Confusion By Elder Bruce C. Hafen, 2015 full text

The Proclamation on the Family: Transcending the Cultural Confusion By Elder Bruce C. Hafen; Ensign Aug. 2015: Full Text Brought to you by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com *This is from the Ensign and is the most powerful article I’ve yet read on the societal importance of marriage between a man and a womanRead more

The Church of the Firstborn as Taught by the Prophets

For a video presentation of this article, click here In a study of The Church of the Firstborn, one may also look for phrases with a similar meaning such as the following: the Second Comforter calling and election made sure the more sure word of prophecy sealed up unto eternal life exaltation joint heirs withRead more

Do’s and Don’t of Pre-Marital Dating Touch

Do’s and Don’t of Pre-Marital Dating Touch The (behavioral) chastity line: affection before passion: by Nate Richardson April 2017 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com trailing thoughts from Dr. Jason Carroll, BYU In dating we wonder, “what is the chastity line? The line when we are in trouble? The line where I must go talk to my bishop ifRead more

Temple Marriage Importance

Temple Marriage Importance by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com, editor@richardsonstudies.com For audio of this document: click here or use this URL https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuR0V2eXpkS0poRkk/view?usp=sharing -4 Nephi 1:11 Once you marry in the covenant, you get access to the multitude of the blessings of the Lord. So you who are not married, look forward to that day withRead more

The Fountain of Life by President Boyd K. Packer, summary

The Fountain of Life by President Boyd K. Packer BYU Devotional, March 1992 Summary by Nate Richardson Updated 1-31-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com recorded in his book Things of the Soul, 105–17 also recorded in Eternal Marriage Student Manual pg.141-146 see https://www.lds.org/bc/content/shared/content/english/pdf/language-materials/35311_eng.pdf for the address see http://www.podfeed.net/episode/The+Fountain+of+Life+Boyd+K.+Packer/1761621 or http://www.byutv.org/watch/f6816669-24fc-46d3-ae39-2b5d085ea5ce/byu-devotional-address-boyd-k-packer-32992 – says love between husband and wife canRead more

Disarming The Devil’s Lies about Sex

Disarming The Devil’s Lies about Sex (The Why and How to not lust, and create meaningful relationships) by Nate Richardson 4-15-17 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com We will here see how important the body is now and forever, and how the Devil warps this truth to deceive us. The Doctrinal background for and suggested application in living withRead more

Religious Freedom and homosexuality: Battles Won & Lost

Religious Freedom and homosexuality: Battles Won & Lost The SB-100 Bill By Nate Richardson Updated 1-27-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com The SB-100 Bill I spoke of earlier asking people to help that bill not get passed because it adds gender identity to the list of protected rights; scientists classify every other creature as either male or femaleRead more

Love and the Goddess by Joseph Campbell, summary

Love and the Goddess by Joseph Campbell in series “The Power of Myth” with Bill Moyers a Winstar Fire Video Summary by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Love and the Goddess: -love is perfect kindness -love is seeing your soul’s counterpart in the other person -traditional marriages are arranged by the family, there isRead more

Family Based Duties & Priorities For All

Family Based Duties & Priorities For All By Nate Richardson 2016 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics: homemaking, gender roles, joy, feast, meat, parenting, marriage Housekeeping should be lively, energetic, clean and with food prepared when father comes home, all within the ability of mother. The food need not be extravagant, like the women in old Israel, letRead more

Marriage and Dating

Marriage and Dating by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Topics: marriage, dating, timing, polygamy, church policy, missionary force -“If I were a lady I should be careful whom I married: I should want to be pretty sure that the nam tried to live his religion as revealed to us. Young folks generally marry becauseRead more

Pre-Mortality, Corporal Resurrection, & Eternal Family

A letter to a friend (non-LDS Christians think that we did not live before this earth, and that the resurrection isn’t literal, and that the family is not eternal. They think there can’t be any truth except what is written in the bible, not allowing more modern universal modern written word from God. This letterRead more

The Divine Institution of Marriage: Mormon Newsroom Topic, full text

The Divine Institution of Marriage: Mormon Newsroom Topic https://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/the-divine-institution-of-marriage full text brought to you by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Introduction In 1995, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints published “The Family: A Proclamation to the World,” which declares the following truths about marriage: We, the First Presidency and the Council of the TwelveRead more

Marriage, full text Church Newsroom Topic

Marriage, full text Church Newsroom Topic brought to you by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com This article is from http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/marriage The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints believes marriage is sacred and was ordained of God before the foundation of the world. This doctrine is laid out in a document of the Church called “TheRead more

Church Instructs Leaders on Same-Sex Marriage, full text

Church Instructs Leaders on Same-Sex Marriage full text brought to you by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com 2014, Church Newsroom: http://www.mormonnewsroom.org/article/church-instructs-leaders-on-same-sex-marriage OFFICIAL STATEMENT — 10 JANUARY 2014 SALT LAKE CITY — Following recent court actions bearing on same-sex marriage, the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles today sent the following instructions and guidanceRead more

Face to Face with Elders Oaks and Ballard, notes

Face to Face with Elders Oaks and Ballard November 2017 notes by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com 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. ThoughRead more

Bake me a cake, or go to jail! Full Text by John Stossel

Bake me a cake, or go to jail! Full Text by John Stossel Discrimination and the New ‘Inclusive’ America April 8, 2015 brought to you by Nate Richardson richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com This is short easy to understand about how gender rights should not choke out religious rights; I don’t agree that homosexual marriage and abortion areRead more

One is not the Same, Differences allowed in Togetherness and Marriage

One is not the Same Differences allowed in Togetherness and Marriage by Nate Richardson April 2017 richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com It’s couples who deal with differences well that succeed (not couples that have a small amount of differences) (the scientists are showing us this left and right). Some differences stay around the entire life span, but theyRead more

Revealed Social Principles found in The Restored Church of Jesus Christ

Revealed Social Principles found in The Restored Church of Jesus Christ Excerpts from a letter to a friend by Nate Richardson 2-2017 editor@richardsonstudies.com Topics herein treated include role of sex on earth and in heaven, the importance of marriage and reproduction on earth and in heaven, role of drugs, feminism, LDS leaders, homosexuality, Millennium, and someRead more

New LDS 1st Presidency News Conference, 1-16-18, summary

New LDS 1st Presidency News Conference 1-16-18 summary by Nate Richardson rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com Visible video by clicking here or at this URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1qL2aWgcJ0 7 Questions from news media groups responded to by the new LDS 1st Presidency: 1. How plan to respond to LGBT issues? 2. What plan to do to face issues? 3. ChurchRead more

Study Guide to the Facsimiles of the Book of Abraham by Allen Fletcher, summary and audio

A Study Guide to the Facsimiles of the Book of Abraham by Allen J Fletcher Summary and audio by Nate Richardson Updated 1-15-18 rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com Audio version of this summary, click here or use this URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuZHlNbE5oTWxqSFk/view?usp=sharing The Facsimiles of the Book of Abraham are a part of The Pearl of Great Price. The PearlRead more

A Love Greater than Terminal Illness, by Ensign Magazine, text & audio

A Love Greater than Terminal Illness in text and audio by the Ensign Magazine 10-2017 About Megan and Nate Richardson For official text and audio of this article at the church website, see by clicking here or by using this URL: https://www.lds.org/ensign/2017/10/young-adults/a-love-greater-than-terminal-illness?lang=eng A Love Greater Than Terminal Illness by Laura Welkes, Ensign Magazine 10-2017 MeganRead more

We All Bleed The Same: Healing America Version by Alex Boye, Music Video

We All Bleed The Same: Healing America Version by Alex Boye, Music Video brought to you by Nate Richardson rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com updated 1-1-18 This video is a fun way to express that we should practice acceptance of people who look believe and act differently than we do. Alex Boye is a member of the MormonRead more