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Why Is LDS Prophet Brigham Young's Adam-God Doctrine not Considered LDS Doctrine?

Brigham Young, a Prophet and second President of the Latter-Day Saints (hereafter LDS) Church, heralded some unique teachings while he was alive which are recorded in sermon archive books known as the Journal of Discourses.

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Joey FerrellLDS
Is Praying With A Sincere Heart, Real Intent, and Having Faith In Jesus A Valid Way of Knowing Whether or Not The Book of Mormon Is True?

The Book of Mormon supposedly gives the ultimate test on whether or not it came from God by exhorting the reader to pray to the Father with a sincere heart, real intent, and having faith in Christ, and it will be shown to him/her by the power of the Holy Spirit. This is located in Moroni 10:4,5, which states: “And when ye shall receive these things, I would exhort you that ye would ask God, the Eternal Father, in the name of Christ, if these things are not true; and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you, by the power of the Holy Ghost. And by the power of the Holy Ghost ye may know the truth of all things.”

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PrayerJoey FerrellLDS
What Does Baptism For The Dead Mean?

In the great resurrection chapter (1 Corinthians 15), Paul states on the subject something that is very perplexing and confusing to a lot of people who study the Scriptures in 1 Corinthians 15:29: "Otherwise, what will they do who are baptized for the dead, if the dead do not rise at all? Why then are they baptized for the dead?" The Latter-Day Saints will take this verse out of its context and apply it to a present-day religious practice (proxy baptism - a living person is baptized on behalf of a person who has already died so that they can receive salvation) that God never intended.

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Are Members of The Church of Christ 'Pharisees' Because They Believe In The Cessation of Miraculous Gifts As The Bible Indicates?

This question arose from a study among some young Latter-Day Saint missionaries who hold to a belief system in modern-day revelation and miracles as described in their Articles of Faith. In this study, one of them claimed that we were like the Pharisees in that we were testing to see if the Latter-Day Saint religion was true because they claim they can perform miracles as found in the New Testament. One of the points of evidence that can show whether a person is a true messenger of God is whether or not he can perform true miracles (John 3:2; 20:30,31; Mark 16:17-20).

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Does The Latter-Day Saint Standard Works and the Qu'ran Violate The Parameters of Revelation?

We need to define the terms “parameter” and “revelation.” “Parameter” is described as “a limit or boundary that defines the scope of a particular process or activity.” “Revelation” is described as “the means through which God imparts facts and truths previously” (that is, from God to man, 1 Corinthians 2:10-12).

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