God’s People are His Glory: A Key to Knowledge of Eternity

Mormon 8:15 defines the glory of God as his covenant people. God is full of glory, having a numerous people, and his glory grows forever, the more people come follow him. He continues to have children. He doesn’t rule over anyone save they are his child. That is how heaven works. It’s structured in families,Read more

Effective Co-Creators: Everyday Saviors on Mount Zion

Thesis: not only God, but humans also, have the power to vastly effect, or “CREATE” the eternal destiny of human beings. Your contributions are significant, for good or ill. God’s plan includes, and perhaps is even based on, humans impacting each other. Complacency with the idea that “God will take care of everyone” is notRead more

Adoption To The Household of the Gods

Part 1: PERPETUAL PARENTHOOD AS A PERPETUAL JOY Part 2: ADOPTION INTO THE FAMILY OF YOUR CHOOSING UNTO EXALTATION OR DAMNATION Part 3: HOW AN IMPERFECT MAN BECOMES A PERFECT GOD   Part 1: PERPETUAL PARENTHOOD AS A PERPETUAL JOY: —-The parent who watches his children grow has joy and sorrow, joy at their progress,Read more

Parenting with Strictness While Avoiding Abuse

Parenting with Strictness While Avoiding Abuse By Nate Richardson, 2018 editor@richardsonstudies.com (For my companion document showing another side titled “Parenting with Gentleness While Avoiding Overly Enabling” http://richardsonstudies.com/2018/08/09/parenting-with-gentleness-while-avoiding-overly-enabling/) (*Note, spanking or other physical harm is likely never ok, and prophets have taught it likely does more harm than good, and that there are more appropriate andRead more

Parenting with Gentleness While Avoiding Overly Enabling

Parenting with Gentleness While Avoiding Overly Enabling (Evidences for Authoritative preferred to Authoritarian parenting) By Nate Richardson, 2018 editor@richardsonstudies.com (For my companion document showing another side titled “Parenting with Strictness While Avoiding Abuse” http://richardsonstudies.com/2018/08/09/parenting-with-s…e-avoiding-abuse/ ) -““When ye are in the service of your fellow beings ye are only in the service of your God.”3 That conceptRead more

The Gospel of Creation Theory

The Gospel of Creation Theory By Nate Richardson RichardsonStuidies.com 6-22-18 Thesis: not only God, but humans also, have the power to vastly effect, or “CREATE” the eternal destiny of human beings. Your contributions are significant, for good or ill. God’s plan includes, and perhaps is even based on, humans impacting each other. Complacency with theRead more

Celestial Education – Homeschooling in the Restored Church of Jesus Christ by Michelle Stone – Lecture Notes

Full lecture click here. See also her book.   -we don’t hate on public ed teachers, they are often very dedicated wonderful contributors -printing press, people got bible, main purpose of school was to study the bible. Libraries had sermons. -school was a very family centered thing -Joseph Smith was not as prone to perusalRead more

The Essential Foot Soldier

Thesis: Like a soldier acting in his assignment will lead to victory in the battlefield, so a humble family centered life is the key to fulfilling God’s plan, including the attainment of Godhood for all who qualify. Jesus Christ & Lucifer are prototypical examples of how any person can select either exaltation or damnation. TheRead 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

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

Time Travel: The Privilege and Cross of the Saviors

Time Travel: The Privilege and Cross of the Saviors by Nate Richardson 2-9-18 RichardsonStudies.com Note: Literal Time Travel is impossible, I think even for God. It would alter the agency of man. Of course visions of past and future are possible. This essay is about helping others and putting yourself in their shoes, and theRead more

Exponential Exaltation via Childbearing

Logical and Arithmetical Evidence of the Superior Benevolence of Large -Since charts are not easily converted to this website, for exclusive arithmetical evidence (the core of this theory) not featured on this page, see attached Excel Document here: Exponential Exaltation Theory by Nate Richardson, Updated 2-17-18, RichardsonStudies.com I’ve calculated 6 generations (240 years) into theRead 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

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

Sex-Ed “Bean Up The Nose” Reaction

Sex-Ed “Bean Up The Nose” Reaction From Slight Hope to Despair: How Public Schools Supplant Parents and Wire kids for Fornication by Nate Richardson 2-1-17 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Some schools are pushing detailed surveys on regular and irregular sex practices in middle schools; there is much equalization going on among their peers, forcing all students withoutRead more

Parent

Parent by Nate Richardson Updated 1-24-18 RichardsonStudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com -“There is not a young man in our community who would not be willing to travel from here to England to be married right, if he understood things as they are; there is not a young woman in our community, who loves the gospel and wishes itsRead 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

Lord, is it I? The Crucible of Fatherhood, the Beauty of Zion over Animal-ism, and the Survival of the Poet in an Economically based society

Lord, is it I? The Crucible of Fatherhood, the Beauty of Zion over Animal-ism, and the Survival of the Poet in an Economically based society by Nate Richardson 12-31-16 richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Here indulge with me in expression, or quickly look the other way oh friend! Perhaps this tale is too scary after all… too foreignRead more

Lessons from Fathers of Faith by Maller et al, summary & audio

Lessons from Fathers of Faith by Maller et al summary & audio by Nate Richardson updated 1-23-18 richardsonstudies.com rrnmailbox@gmail.com Audio of this summary by clicking here or use this URL: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhudzd5eTkza2ZRdFk/view?usp=drivesdk (the book treats more people than are written of here) President Spencer W. Kimball: -President Spencer W Kimball offered a man full price onRead 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

Book Notes: Daughters In My Kingdom

Daughters In My Kingdom LDS Relief Society Manual Highlights by Nate Richardson updated 1-16-18 rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com view full text at https://www.lds.org/relief-society/daughters-in-my-kingdom?lang=eng -Jesus Christ is the greatest champion of womanhood -Elder Talmage -Don’t let children in your home play with toy firearms or act out dying and to have pleasure in such acting. -Don’t worry ifRead 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

Year End Analysis by Joel Skousen 2017, notes & video

Year End Analysis by Joel Skousen 2017 summary by Nate Richardson updated 1-9-18 editor@richardsonstudies.com I suggest you watch the lecture and the Q&A session at the end. Watch this lecture by using this URL: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sl7D0Evfi64 At the video URL, you will find a full transcript of the lecture. Summary: -Las Vegas shooting exposed, multi-shooters, variousRead more

Priority Parenting and Family Structure

Priority Parenting and Family Structure audio and text by Nate Richardson updated 1-8-18 rrnmailbox@gmail.com richardsonstudies.com For an Audio lecture similar to this text: click here or use this URL https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B39k4ZFVUPhuU3B1aDNoR1NTTHhveXRKUHBKYWhGN2RqcjFR/view?usp=drivesdk These are my ideas I take full responsibility for them, they apply to most situations I say. -Two great sins of omission are 1. not havingRead more

Children: Why to have lots of them and not wait around about it – quotes and commentary

Children: Why to have lots of them and not wait around about it quotes and commentary by Nate Richardson updated 7-31-18 editor@richadrsonstudies.com -“Those who are physically able have the blessing, joy, and obligation to bear children and to raise a family. This blessing should not be postponed for selfish reasons. Sexual relations within marriage areRead more