NEW - The purpose of a temple (meaning an actual temple commissioned, ordered, blessed, accepted and visited with His presence) is to substitute for the temporary ascent of a mortal into God’s presence. A real temple becomes “Holy Ground” and the means...
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"Christ lives! He is the One who redeemed all of us. He has a rightful claim as the Father of us all. In the resurrection we come forth out of the grave as His children, because He purchased with His blood our continued life. We symbolize that when we are baptized by going under the water and coming up again to be born again a new creature in Christ, as a preliminary, ceremonial, necessary sign that we accept Him. He is real. I bear witness of Him. I have stood in His presence. I have spoken with Him. He speaks in plain humility. I am a very poor student of His, and I don't say that to be humble, I say that to be truthful. I wish I were better, but in His infinite wisdom He chooses what He chooses, He does as He chooses, He does it how He wants. Worthy is the Lamb. He came deliberately to offer Himself up as a lamb without blemish. He had the right to live not die, and therefore He had the right to take His life up again, and it's through that medium that we in turn obtain the right to live again. I bear testimony. I bear witness of Him, and I want to express my gratitude to Him for all that He has and is doing, and for the patience that He has shown with all of us." -Denver Snuffer January 2019
"We have bent our knees in submission to the forces of evil, and they have not even fired a shot.”
"Christian persecution and genocide is worse now than it’s ever been in history …Although the media and the Church in the USA largely ignore it, “the reality is that the ground all over the globe is soaked in Christian blood.”
The below – Words of Christ, T&C Glossary, The Prophet Joseph Smith – are great personal study resources with links to source docs. Try it out