"Mormon" Doctrine, Plain and Simple: Or Leaves from the Tree of Life

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Juvenile instructor office, 1882 - Mormon Church - 72 pages
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Page 24 - Christ, by obedience to the laws and ordinances of the gospel ; these ordinances are faith, repentance, baptism by immersion for the remission of sins, and the laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost...
Page 43 - Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust; for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.
Page 44 - Marvel not at this : for the hour is coming, in which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, and shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life ; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.
Page 35 - 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 35 - For Christ also hath once suffered for sins, the just for the unjust, that he might bring us to God, being put to death in the flesh, but quickened by the Spirit : by which also he went and preached unto the spirits in prison...
Page 34 - But he actually tells us, that there is no other name given under heaven, whereby man can be saved, but the name of Jesus.
Page 38 - Both justice and mercy join in answering "yes" to the first and "no" to the last question. What, then, is the way of their deliverance? The living may be baptized for the dead. Other essential ordinances may be attended to vicariously. This glorious truth, hid from human knowledge for centuries, has been made known in this greatest of all divine dispensations. It is indeed light in the midst of darkness. It shines into the depths of the shrouded past, illuminates the mystic future, and reveals the...
Page 24 - All these were under the direction of the apostles, who were inspired, and instructed, and led by Jesus, even after His ascension, and were filled with the Holy Ghost, which bears record of the Father and the Son. A church which has not inspired apostles nor prophets, cannot be the Church of Christ, for these are essential to its full constitution.
Page 26 - Jesus every knee should bow, and every tongue confess, that Jesus is the Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Page 54 - They who reject the gospel must sufier the penalty. Those who are found worthy of many stripes must receive their portion. The wicked will be turned into hell, with all the nations that forget God. Each condemned person will pay the uttermost farthing for his sins. Justice, tempered, not warped or thwarted, by mercy, will mete out to -all their right deserts, "every man according to His works.

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