The Vitality of Mormonism: Brief Essays on Distinctive Doctrines of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Google eBook)

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R.G. Badger, 1919 - Mormon Church - 355 pages
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Contents

A New DispensationAuthority by Restoration not Through Succession
36
Divine Command and Human AgencyThe Church a De mocracy
39
The Holt TrinityUnity of the Godhead 42 10 Original SinAre All to Suffer from it Eternally?
45
The Cooperative Plan of SalvationChrist Alone Cannot Save You
48
IS The Need of a RedeemerMan Cannot Exalt Himself
51
Christs Unique StatusAs Redeemer and Savior of the World
55
Philosophy of the AtonementIts Twofold Effect
58
How Does Christ Save?His Plan Combines Justice and Mercy
61
Heaven and HellGraded Conditions in the Hereafter
65
In the Realm of the DeadParadiseWhat of the Spirits in Prison?
68
Why Are They Baptized for the Dead?Elijah the Prophet on the American Continent
71
Obedience is Heavens First LawConditions of Citizenship in the Kingdom of God
75
The Devils Believe and TrembleFaith not Mere Belief
78
The Voice of John the Baptmt Again HeardRepent
81
for the Kingdom of Heaven is at Hand t
82
Arise and Wash Away Thy SinsThe Only Way
86
For Time Only or po EternityHuman Institutions
87
Are Babes to be Damned?A Horrible Misconception
89
The Watery GraveAnd the New Birth
93
The Baptism of FirePower of the Spirit
96
In the Name of God Amen IAuthority of the Holy Priest hood Again Operative on Earth
99
Divine Authority
103
Apostles and Prophets NecessaryThe Primitive Church and the Church of Latter Days
106
When Darkness Core red the EarthThe Long Night of Apostasy
109
SO The Morning Breaks the Shadows FleeLight of the Gospel Again Shines
114
The Beginning of the EndUshering in of the Last Dis pensation
117
A God of MiraclesWonders Wrought by Devils 120 33 Is the Bible Sufficient?Scriptures of Many Peoples
124
A MessengerFrom the Presence of God
128
Scriptures of the American ContinentThe Book of Mormon
132
By the Mouth of WitnessesShall the Truth be Established
137
Voices of the DeadA Testimony from the Dust
140
A New Witness of the ChristAn Independent Scripture
144
When Christ Stood on American SoilHis Church Estab lished Among the Ancient Americans
147
East and West in One AcclaimThat Jesus is the Christ
151
Sheep of Another FoldShepherds and Sheepherders 154 42 From God to ManDivine Communication in the Current Age
157
The Tragedy of IsraelA Nation Without a Country
161
The Gathering of the TribesJudah and Israel to Come into Their Own
165
America the Land of ZionThe Place of the New Jerusa lem
169
The Coming of the LordThe Consummation of the Ages
173
The Federation of the WorldA Thousand Years of Peace
176
Thy Kingdom ComeSo Pray We Yet
179
Freedom to Worship GodMans Divine Birthright
189
Religion of Daily LifeA Practical Test 193 53 America the Cradle of LibertyNo King to Rule in the Land
196
Celestial MarriaoeEternal Relationship of the Sexes
230
There Was War in HeavenPrimeval Conflict over Satanic Autocracy
233
We Lived Before We Were BornOur Primeval Childhood
236
Man is EternalSuccessive Stages of Existence
239
In the Lineage of DeityMans Divine Pedigree
242
Unending AdvancementInfinite Possibilities of Mans Es tate
245
The Living and the DeadBoth to Hear the Gospel
248
God of the LivingAll Live unto Him
251
Beyond the GraveRepentance Possible even There
254
Opportunity Here and HereafterFree Agency and its Results
257
The Spirit WorldParadise and Hades
260
How Long Shall Hell Last?The Duration of Punish
263
ment
265
Salvation and ExaltationAdvancement Worlds Without End
266
Deity as Exalted HumanityMan is a God in Embryo
269
Be Ye PerfectIs It Possible
273
The Glory of God is IntelligenceKnowledge is Power in Heaven as on Earth
276
When Ignorance is SinOpportunity Entails Accounta bility
279
Knowing and DoingKnowledge May Help to Condemn
282
or Save
283
Will Many or Few be Saved?Our Place Beyond the Grave
285
The Graves Shall be OpenedAnd the Dead Shall Live
288
Resurrection of the DeadWhen Shall it be?
292
Reaching After the DeadLest We Forget
295
The House of the LordWhy do the Latterday Saints Build Temples?
298
The Second DeathSpiritual Banishment Like unto the First
301
Antiquity of the GospelAs Old as Adam
304
The Origin of SacrificeCoeval with the Race
308
Simplicity of the GospelNone Need Err Therein
311
The Will of GodThough Opposed Yet Eventually Su preme
314
Gods ForeknowledgeNot a Determining Cause
317
Ethics and ReligionA Distinction with a Difference
324
Religion Active and PassiveEffort Essential to Salvation 397
327
Remember the Sabbath DayA Law unto Man from the Beginning
330
Freedom Theough ObedienceRelease from Autocracy of Sin
335
He Went and WashedAnd Came Seeing
339
Liar and MurdererFrom the Beginning sir
346
Ox the Devils GroundPrisoners to Satan
349
What Doth It Profit a Man?Worldly Gain Eternal
352
Loss
353
The Garden of GodAnd the Weeds of Human Culture
355
The Last DispensationToday is the Sum of all the Yes terdays
358
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Page 175 - Wherefore if they shall say unto you. Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth: behold, he is in the secret chambers; believe it not. For as the lightning cometh out of the east, and shineth even unto the west; so shall also the coming of the Son of man be.
Page 166 - And yet for all that, when they be in the land of their enemies, I will not cast them away, neither will I abhor them, to destroy them utterly, and to break my covenant with them : for I am the LORD their God.
Page 237 - Before I formed thee in the belly I knew thee; and before thou earnest forth out of the womb I sanctified thee, and I ordained thee a prophet unto the nations.
Page 70 - For, for this cause was the gospel preached also to them that are dead, that they might be judged according to men in the flesh, but live according to God in the spirit.
Page 124 - For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
Page 166 - Therefore, behold, the days come, saith the LORD, that they shall no more say, The LORD liveth, which brought up the children of Israel out of the land of Egypt ; but, The LORD liveth, which brought up and which led the seed of the house of Israel out of the north country, and from all countries whither I had driven them ; and they shall dwell in their own land.
Page 111 - Behold, the days come, saith the Lord GOD, that I will send a famine in the land, not a famine of bread, nor a thirst for water, but of hearing the words of the LORD...
Page 346 - Ye are of your father the devil, and the lusts of your father ye will do. He was a murderer from the beginning, and abode not in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he speaketh a lie, he speaketh of his own ; for he is a liar, and the father of it.
Page 112 - BUT there were false prophets also among the people, even as there shall be false teachers among you, who privily shall bring in damnable heresies, even denying the Lord that bought them, and bring upon themselves swift destruction.
Page 193 - If any man among you seem to be religious, and bridleth not his tongue, but deceiveth his own heart, this man's religion is vain.

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