I am not interesting in joining or starting any church, but I am willing to be an adviser or consultant to anybody who does want to start a church. Some people are at that point in their spirituality where they need a strong organization and strong leaders. So be it. I’m on my own path, now. I am looking for leaders, not followers, ready and called to embark on a path that might seem new, but is actually as old as Adam.
This is a modern testament of Jesus Christ. It is a latter-day equivalent of a “Doctrine & Covenants”. It describes one community’s search for a knowledge of who they are and how they fit into God’s plans. In response, the Lord gave them instruction and knowledge which applies not only to them, but applies to all peoples and to all parts of the Restoration. Indeed, the Restoration embraces ALL peoples, not just the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints.
But, like the Book of Mormon, this book documents the downfall of a people who let their pride and love of power and office get the best of them. Nevertheless, the original ideas upon which this book was revealed and compiled are still relevant today, some 25 years later.
Lectures delivered to early church authorities on the subject of faith. One of the best dissertations on the subject of faith ever given. Originally, the “doctrine” portion of the Doctrine & Covenents.
Yes, the presidents of the LDS church have received revelation. At least they used to receive revelations. Mormon fundamentalists cite these revelations to support their belief in polygamy, but in reality these revelations teach a much greater subject: The New and Everlasting Covenant, which takes in much more than just plural marriage. These revelations also make clear the distinction beetween the church and the Kingdom of God, and explain their relationship to one another.
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