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Preparing for disaster. What not to do. (LDS Church issues new Guidelines for Ward and Stake Preparedness)

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"Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them" (Ezekiel 38:7).



LDS Church issues new Guidelines for Ward and Stake Preparedness. https://providentliving.lds.org/emer...ction?lang=eng


Stake and Ward Emergency Preparedness Guide
Introduction

"Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself, thou, and all thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them" (Ezekiel 38:7).
Ward and stake councils may use this guide to create or update their emergency response plans (see also Stake and Ward Emergency Planning Guide). These plans should be brief and simple and are most effective when coordinated with community plans. Ward and stake leaders may consider calling welfare specialists to assist with emergency response efforts. Councils should review and update the plans regularly.

With the help of this guide you should be able to create:

A ward or stake preparedness planAn analysis of n…

Near Death Experiences and Mormonism (Excellent)

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Published on Dec 25, 2015
A "collage" of over 120 individual statements made by those that have experienced life after death. This is the story of all of us. It is the plan of salvation through the eyes of those that have had their eyes opened in death. It's told through the eyes of atheists, agnostics, Catholics, Muslims and various Christians faiths. I believe that each Near Death Experience (NDE) is trying to wake humanity up to its true nature and provide knowledge to help us back to God our Father. Jesus is the Christ. Knowing Him, following Him and fully accessing the enabling power of the Atonement and growing in Charity (The Pure love of Christ) is that path.

PERSONAL DISCLAIMER: I am a "mormon'-christian covert from 35 years as a Non-denominational Christian. Individual interpretations of the NDEs will vary. This video shows many images overlapped with very personal NDE testimonies. This does NOT suggest that the interpretation of the NDE was truly meant…

What Do Nephi And Isaiah Say About The End Times?

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Apocryphal Writings and the Latter-day Saints

By C. Wilfred Griggs, editor

Invited participants gathered at Brigham Young University on October 11 - 12, 1983, to share prepared papers on various aspects of the general topic, "Apocryphal Literature and the Latter-day Saints." Through the combined efforts of these participants and the editor, we are now able to share those papers with the much larger audience of interested persons who were not able to attend the symposium.


Joseph F. McConkie

Premortal Existence, Foreordinations, and Heavenly Councils
Among the richly colored threads woven into the fabric of apocryphal literature are many references to the premortal existence of the soul. In these sources a distinction is made between the righteous and the unrighteous souls. The righteous are those destined to become the seed of Abraham, while the unrighteous and unbelieving are foreknown as those of the gentile nations.In addition to these national foreordinations, prophets were de…