Rational Theology as Taught by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Google eBook)

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Deseret news, 1915 - Mormon Church - 190 pages
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Those needing a scientific & rational explanation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ as practiced by the Church of Jesus Christ will be completely satisfied! Required reading for all disciples of Christ! Read! You will not be disappointed! Read full review

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Increased my faith. Provided a "why" for several areas of doctrine I hadn't considered. Read full review

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Page 173 - FLOWER in the crannied wall, I pluck you out of the crannies, I hold you here, root and all, in my hand, Little flower — but if\ could understand What you are, root and all, and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
Page 106 - That the rights of the priesthood are inseparably connected with the powers of heaven, and that the powers of heaven cannot be controlled nor handled only upon the principles of righteousness.
Page 106 - That they may be conferred upon us, it is true; but when we undertake to cover our sins, or to gratify our pride, our vain ambition, or to exercise control or dominion or compulsion upon the souls of the children of men, in any degree of unrighteousness, behold, the heavens withdraw themselves; the Spirit of the Lord is grieved; and when it is withdrawn, Amen to the priesthood or the authority of that man.
Page 107 - No power or influence can or ought to he maintained by virtue of the Priesthood, only by persuasion, by long-suffering, by gentleness, and meekness, and by love unfeigned ; by kindness, and pure knowledge, which shall greatly enlarge the soul without hypocrisy, and without guile, reproving betimes with sharpness, when moved upon by the Holy Ghost, and then showing forth afterwards an increase of love toward him whom thou hast reproved, lest he esteem thee to be his enemy;' that he may know that thy...
Page 107 - ... that he may know that thy faithfulness is stronger than the cords of death; let thy bowels also be full of charity towards all men, and to the household of faith, and let virtue garnish thy thoughts unceasingly, then shall thy confidence wax strong in the presence of God, and the doctrine of the Priesthood shall distil upon thy soul as the dews from heaven. The Holy Ghost shall be thy constant companion, and thy sceptre an unchanging sceptre of righteousness and truth, and thy dominion shall...
Page 154 - Wherefore, it shall be sanctified; yea, notwithstanding 'it shall die, it shall be quickened again, and shall abide the power by which it is quickened, and "the righteous shall inherit it.
Page 174 - Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind; thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself;" and is there anything therein that can perish?
Page 177 - Reformation and consider themselves to be the "restored" Church of Jesus Christ. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, often called the "Mormon" church, regards the Bible, the Book of Mormon, the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price as the word of God.
Page 107 - ... with sharpness, when moved upon by the Holy Ghost, and then showing forth afterwards an increase of love toward him whom thou hast reproved, lest he esteem thee to be his enemy; that he may know that thy faithfulness is stronger than the cords of death.
Page 6 - Spirit of truth ; and truth is knowledge of things as they are, and as they were, . and as they are to come...

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