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Elder David A. Bednar - Things As They Really Are

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Apostasy of Latter-Day Saints (Nice Related Story) Enjoy!

The Apostasy of the Latter Days
Posted on April 27, 2011 by H. Verlan Andersen Print

HISTORY WARNS THAT APOSTASY MUST BE EXPECTED

Religious history testifies that, with the single exception of the inhabitants of the City of Enoch, no people to whom the gospel has been given have remained faithful to their covenants for more than a few generations. Time after time the Lord has established His Church among a group who have lived His commandments for a few years and then fallen away, thus bringing upon themselves His judgments. This cycle of human folly which so many prophets have noted, has repeated itself with such consistent regularity that any group which finds itself to be the favored recipients of the gospel would do well to assume that their apostasy is certain, and the only question about it is how long it will take.

Christ, who as the Governor of this world and has the painful duty of punishing transgression, has…

ALERT NEWS Massive! 6 0 EARTHQUAKE just struck MIDDLE EAST, CYPRUS TURKEY

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The Hobbit, The Plan, and the Gay Marriage Ban
Dec25by johnchancock
A short time ago a friend and I watched the latest movie based on J.R.R. Tolkien‘s The Hobbit. I first read The Hobbit as a freshman in college, and more recently I have been reading The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Just in case you weren’t aware, this Tolkien fellow was neither a slouch nor a pushover. It seems as though he also kept good company. For example, toward the end of his semi-autobiographical work entitled Surprised by Joy, Clive Staples Lewis described Tolkien’s influential role in his own conversion to Christianity. Elsewhere, in a letter to his friend Arthur Greeves, Lewis explained: “I have just passed on from believing in God to definitely believing in Christ, in Christianity… My long night talk with Dyson and Tolkien had a great deal to do with it.”


One portion of The Hobbit 2 depicts the good wizard Gandalf in direct confrontation with the forces of darkness and evil. There is a remarkable s…

Strange Things Happening All Over the World These Days December 2013 1 of 4

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