Christian Progress in Utah: The Discussions of the Christian Convention Held in Salt Lake City, April 3rd, 4th, and 5th, 1888

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Parsons, Kendall & Company, 1888 - Mormon Church - 130 pages
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Page 124 - success is the foundation of their ultimate failure. "I have seen the wicked in great power, and spreading himself like a green bay tree; yet he passed away, and, lo, he was not; yea, I sought him, but he could not be found." But to the soldier who battles for the Right the steep and stony path becomes a fortress,
Page 75 - the Word of God is living and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of the soul and spirit of both joints and marrow, and quick to discern the thoughts and intents of the heart." Heb. 4:12. Here, then, are the instruments by which the Christian worker alone must win. With
Page 48 - as of old He sat over against the treasury, and judges men by what they cast therein.'' The ballot is— " A weapon firmer set, And surer than the bayonet; A weapon that comes down as still As snowflakes fall upon the sod,
Page 77 - the handmaids in those days will I pour out my spirit." John, whom Christ declared to be the greatest of the prophets, said, "I indeed baptize you with water, but He that cometh after me is mightier than I. He will baptize you with the Holy
Page 28 - and bestows it upon man; as Paul well describes in the first chapter of Romans: "Professing themselves wise, they became fools." * * * * "And changed the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man." * * "Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature rather than the Creator." For their book known among them as the Key to Theology, p. 42, states: "God is but
Page 12 - of the kingdom, even the key to the knowledge of God; therefore in the ordinances thereof the power of God is manifest, and without the ordinances thereof, and the authority of the priesthood, the power of God is not manifest unto men in the flesh, and without these,
Page 74 - heart pure and it will be a fountain of power. Solomon says: "He that loveth pureness of heart, for the grace of his lips, the King shall
Page 30 - God's omnipotence is further denied in the claim that He must have a wife—hence the necessity of female gods, eg Key of Theology, p. 152, and LDS Hymns, p. 142, written by Eliza R. Snow, as follows: " I had learned to call Thee Father, Through Thy spirit from on high; But until the Key of Knowledge (Key to Theology)
Page 76 - Come as the fire and purge our hearts, Like sacrificial flame; Let our whole soul an offering be To our Redeemer's name.
Page 78 - I remembered the word of the Lord, how He said, "John baptized you with water, but ye shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost." From these Scriptures we learn that "the baptism of the Holy Ghost and of

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