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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 2

Authority 1.  The Bible There is a claim to believe the Bible.  Joseph Smith declared, “We believe the Bible to be the word of God…” (The Pearl of Great Price, The Articles of Faith, 8). However, their belief is qualified … Continue reading

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Western Religions: The Latter-Day Saints (Mormonism) Part 1

This is a sub-division of a series on the religions of the world.  The sub-title, “Western Religions,” does not mean that these religions are confined to the West.  It indicates that they originated in the West. The Church of Jesus … Continue reading

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Catholicism: Traditions

Catholics reject “Sola Scriptura.”  That is, they reject the idea that authority should be derived from the Scriptures alone.  Kevin McQuaid has expressed their belief writing, “After having read the Bible cover to cover and listened to the whole of … Continue reading

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The Unpardonable Sin

I was studying with an eighty-seven year old woman.  She was a Methodist, who had never been baptized in the right way, or for the right reason.  She wanted to be, and later would be, but at this point she … Continue reading

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Aren’t You Special?

Have you ever noticed how some political, and even religious leaders have two sets of rules? One set of rules they have for the masses and another set for themselves. Politics James Madison wrote in the Federalist Papers that Congress … Continue reading

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