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Meridian Temple Open House – Part 1

Meridian Temple Open House – Part 1

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The God of Isaiah vs. Gods of Mormonism

Isaiah 55:8-9 reads: For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord. For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways and my thoughts than … Continue reading

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Free Utah Concerts This Week By Adam’s Road

Monday, June 22nd, 2015 Transitions Class Testimony and Music – 6:30 PM 12448 S Iron Sight Way Herriman, UT 84096 Tuesday, June 23rd 2015 Price Chapel Testimony and Music – 6:30 P.M. 611 W Price River Dr Price, UT (435) … Continue reading

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Galatians and Mormon Neo-Orthodoxy: Why the BYU Religion Department Should Make Your Blood Boil

Remember, the Judaizers to which Paul was responding in Galatians were not crass perfectionists. They would have confessed that God’s grace was sufficient. They would have confessed the centrality of the atonement. They would have rejected explicit requirements of perfection. … Continue reading

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Joseph Smith Should be Held to a Higher Standard than Noah, Abraham, Moses, and David

We rightly expect more integrity and imitable behavior of church pastors and deacons today than was expected of prophets 3500 years ago. We rightly expect better theology of our teachers today than we do the Early Church Fathers. That said, … Continue reading

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In 1912 some Mormon leaders doubted both the content and reliability of The King Follett Sermon

In 1912 some Mormon leaders doubted both the content and reliability of The King Follett Sermon. Mormon apostle George Albert Smith wrote: “Sometime ago I received an invitation, mailed from the Liahona office, to contribute to a fund for the … Continue reading

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From Mormonism to Christianity Conference: July 17-19

See the Facebook event here. See more information here. Come! I will be speaking at 11am on Saturday on “Matthew for Mormons”, a walk-through of some exciting and surprisingly relevant themes in the Gospel of Matthew.

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The Mormon logic of lost books and its implication for prophetic accountability

When talking to some Mormon missionaries in March I encountered an interesting line of thinking.¬†One of the elders gave the standard claim that the Bible is missing books that should have been included. I asked, “Which ones?” He answered: Works … Continue reading

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Only Jesus did his best

What do people mean when they say, “their best”? “I did my best to make it on time.” “I did my best to get good grades.” “I do my best to be a good person.” Normally, this functions as hyperbole … Continue reading

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Capstone Conference Today

There is a pretty amazing 1-2-3 punch today of Sandra Tanner, Bill McKeever, and Rob Bowman. Come after lunch to Calvary Chapel Salt Lake City and hear them all at the Capstone Conference. 2:00-2:45pm Sandra Tanner – “Apostasy in Sweden: … Continue reading

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