When Jesus enjoined his followers to love their enemies, he didn’t simply mean that they should stop demonizing those who they wrongly perceived as enemies because they were different; He wasn’t suggesting that conflict is the consequence of misunderstanding, and that if … Continue reading →
Tagged: charity, christian, convert, crush, Enemy, Hate, Jesus, lds, Love, mormon, Persecution, persuade, punish, save, sin, Sinner, subdue
This is my latest installment to 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 linked at the end of this post. You can … Continue reading →
Tagged: 1971, Brigham Young, conference retrospectives, construction, general conference, jesus christ, lds, mormon, repent, repentance, rework, righteousness, Salt Lake City Temple, sin
Many years ago, when I was a newly-called volunteer missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, President Thomas S. Monson, who at the time was the 2nd counselor in the First Presidency of the church, came to … Continue reading →
Tagged: authentic self, authenticity, born-this-way, hypocrisy, improvement, jesus christ, lds, mormon, progression, self, self-control, self-mastery, sin, your best self
Alternate Title: You keep citing that story of Jesus and the woman taken in adultery– I do not think it means what you think it means. Before I jump into this topic, let me say that there is merit in … Continue reading →
Tagged: adultery, bible, bigotry, christianity, duty, history, interpretation, Jesus, justice, law, Law of Moses, lds, mercy, misinterpretation, mormon, nonjudgmental, Pharisee, religion, Roman Law, scriptures, sex, sin, tolerance
Earlier this week marked the 41st anniversary of the horrendous Roe v. Wade decision by the Supreme Court. Since then about 50,000,000 unborn babies have been killed.
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