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A Wrested Development – Mourning with Those That Mourn as a Rhetorical Weapon

In an excellent discourse given in the October 1971 General Conference of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Elder Boyd. K Packer of the Twelve Apostles compared the restored gospel to a piano: The gospel might be likened to … Continue reading

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LDS Conference October 1971 – The Mysteries of Being Righteous Aren’t So Mysterious

This is today’s entry in our ongoing General Conference Odyssey project. My previous posts in this series can be found here.  You can also check out the project group on Facebook. You can read a little about the reasons why we are doing this … Continue reading

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LDS Conference October 1971 – What is Failure? Zion’s Camp and Liberty Jail

This is the latest installment in the ongoing General Conference Odyssey project. My previous posts in this series can be found here.  Posts by other bloggers writing about the October 1971 General Conference today are included at the end of this post. You … Continue reading

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Revelation is Real Even in a Policy Meeting in the LDS Church

To keep my previous post on Disagreeing with LDS Prophets and Apostles vs Losing Confidence in Them succinct and to the point, I omitted a tangential but important discussion about Revelation. Some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of … Continue reading

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Disagreeing with LDS Prophets and Apostles vs Losing Confidence in Them

Among some members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, it has become increasingly common to openly and publicly criticize teachings, directions, decisions, and policies of the prophets and apostles of the church. I recognize that this trend is … Continue reading

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