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LDS Church opens upscale mall
The Ogden Standard Examiner ^ | 03/21/2012 | Paul Foy

Posted on 03/22/2012 6:29:38 AM PDT by Utah Binger

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is attempting to remake downtown Salt Lake City by opening the shopping mall portion of a $2 billion mixed-use space that spans two city blocks and features a meandering creek and retractable glass roofs.

Church partner and retail operator Taubman Centers Inc. expects 50,000 visitors today, when City Creek Center's nearly 90 stores open.

City Creek Center has outdoor walkways, plazas, fireplaces and metal sculptures. Waterfalls, fountains and a trout pond are part of the village-like development, which includes condominiums and is joined by a pedestrian bridge over Main Street.

The residential towers were built by City Creek Reserve Inc., a for-profit firm owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church is a multibillion-dollar organization with business and real estate holdings.

The church paid for City Creek Center with cash and says no member tithing was used. For the most part, it will be like other shopping malls, except that the stores close on Sundays -- the church wanted the Sabbath for its nearby Temple Square.

It will be operated like Taubman Centers' other upscale malls in Los Angeles and Denver, said Robert Taubman, chairman, president and CEO of the Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based company. Two of the restaurants at the Salt Lake City mall will serve liquor, but there are no bars. Its anchors are Macy's and Nordstrom, with other stores such as Tiffany & Co. and the Swedish fashion chain H&M.

(Excerpt) Read more at standard.net ...


TOPICS: General Discusssion; Moral Issues; Other Christian
KEYWORDS: inman; jesuschristcametousa; jesusisanamerican; mall; mormon; saltlakecity
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To: Utah Binger; Elsie; Zakeet; colorcountry; greyfoxx39; Tennessee Nana

Binger Ping


2 posted on 03/22/2012 6:32:02 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger

The LDS is fast becoming an arm of La Raza. They are expanding their efforts to promote amnesty for illegal aliens in state after state. It is time to boycott all of their businesses and interests nationwide until they relent.


3 posted on 03/22/2012 6:36:29 AM PDT by montag813
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To: Utah Binger

Sounds like it would bring more customers downtown.


4 posted on 03/22/2012 6:42:25 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: JRochelle; Colofornian; FastCoyote; svcw; SkyPilot; rightazrain; SENTINEL; Osage Orange; ...

Just an FYI


5 posted on 03/22/2012 6:43:28 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: montag813

Bingo!


6 posted on 03/22/2012 6:47:38 AM PDT by svcw (CLEAN WATER & Education http://www.longlostsis.com/PI/MayanHelp2012.html)
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To: Utah Binger

Mall of the gods...


7 posted on 03/22/2012 6:47:38 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: ejonesie22

That’s funny!


8 posted on 03/22/2012 6:48:57 AM PDT by svcw (CLEAN WATER & Education http://www.longlostsis.com/PI/MayanHelp2012.html)
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To: Religion Moderator

Didn’t know if this was religion or business. Please assign accordingly.


9 posted on 03/22/2012 6:50:44 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: svcw

Only thing missing is a two story statute of Joey Smith sitting on a throne like Zeus at Olympia, with a bag of money in his hand and all his wives thronging at his feet...


10 posted on 03/22/2012 6:56:08 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Utah Binger; All
Ah, this Mormon mall -- paid for with Mormon tithes -- even has a retractable roof ala sports stadia.

And now we have every non-Mormon business in there giving $ to the Mormon church!

So keep that in mind: Make a list of the corporations in there...and realize they are financially in league with a church that calls all other churches "apostates!"

11 posted on 03/22/2012 6:57:43 AM PDT by Colofornian ( Tell us: Why do we want to vote for ONE socialist to defeat ANOTHER socialist again?)
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To: Utah Binger

Hey, I have a plan. Let’s meet there for drinks - That’ll teach them.


12 posted on 03/22/2012 7:01:34 AM PDT by colorcountry (In order to practice tolerance, I must first disagree. But when I do, I'm accused of being intoleran)
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To: Colofornian

Priesthood at Tiffany’s


13 posted on 03/22/2012 7:02:43 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: colorcountry

The best we will get is a cuppa Postum.


14 posted on 03/22/2012 7:04:28 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger

Ah, ....shoot!


15 posted on 03/22/2012 7:06:31 AM PDT by colorcountry (In order to practice tolerance, I must first disagree. But when I do, I'm accused of being intoleran)
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To: ejonesie22
Only thing missing is a two story statute of Joey Smith

Guarantee this will happen.

16 posted on 03/22/2012 7:08:23 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger

Oh Pale Ale

(The Mormon version of Hallelujah)


17 posted on 03/22/2012 7:15:44 AM PDT by Tennessee Nana (Why should I vote for Bishop Romney when he hates me because I am a Christian)
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To: colorcountry

18 posted on 03/22/2012 7:27:27 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger

No bars.....I’m guessing there are no coffee shops, either? Coffee is eeeeevil!


19 posted on 03/22/2012 7:58:58 AM PDT by CatherineofAragon (I can haz Romney's defeat?)
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To: Utah Binger

It’s Joey Smith, Inc.


20 posted on 03/22/2012 8:02:28 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Utah Binger

$2 billion. No charity, just business.


21 posted on 03/22/2012 8:09:57 AM PDT by dragonblustar (Allah Ain't So Akbar!)
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To: Utah Binger

Wonder how much money went to help food pantries or services for the elderly or for children?


22 posted on 03/22/2012 8:26:11 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: Colofornian
And now we have every non-Mormon business in there giving $ to the Mormon church!

How do they get around that "not-for-profit" thing with the IRS?
23 posted on 03/22/2012 8:29:20 AM PDT by gimme1ibertee (If you want to kick a tiger in the ass, you better have a plan for dealing with his teeth.)
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To: Utah Binger

24 posted on 03/22/2012 9:04:53 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Praise Jesus! I have been redeemed from the "restoration" of mormonism!)
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To: gimme1ibertee; Colofornian; Elsie; greyfoxx39
There is something fishy going on beyond the veil with the Mittster.

Also, as the founder of a non profit I find it very interesting that they get away with breaking all the IRS Non Profit Rules

25 posted on 03/22/2012 9:26:40 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger

Is Mitt’s non profit based in Utah?


26 posted on 03/22/2012 9:36:27 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Praise Jesus! I have been redeemed from the "restoration" of mormonism!)
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To: gimme1ibertee
In case of any major catastrophe all women and children will be placed in the mall for shelter and be fed at the food court. As the Book of Mormon tells it was with the Nephites centuries ago.
27 posted on 03/22/2012 9:38:13 AM PDT by ejonesie22 (8/30/10, the day Truth won.)
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To: Utah Binger

$2B??? Seems like a “reasonable” number since I’ve seen figures that go as low as $420M to as high as $5B. It’s apparent that the mormon church doesn’t believe in honest and open accountability to its members since the church won’t divulge exactly how much it cost.

Oh, and the argument that no tithing funds were used, lame.

Money is a fungible resource. The church had to start building their empire with something. Tithing money is the obvious source of all the church wealth.

A monument to consumerism created by a “church”.

Building up the empir...err, “kingdom”.


28 posted on 03/22/2012 9:58:33 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: ejonesie22
In case of any major catastrophe all women and children will be placed in the mall for shelter and be fed at the food court. As the Book of Mormon tells it was with the Nephites centuries ago.

Correction: "In case of any major catastrophe all mormon women and children will be placed in the mall for shelter and be fed at the food court

29 posted on 03/22/2012 9:59:21 AM PDT by greyfoxx39 (Praise Jesus! I have been redeemed from the "restoration" of mormonism!)
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To: SZonian

Reminds me of Fred Sanford’s “Church of the Divine Profit.”


30 posted on 03/22/2012 10:00:01 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: gimme1ibertee
Lemme see if I can help here.........In the beginning...LDS, Inc...most surely used tithe monies to buy businesses and land. They also probably have had land donated to them...maybe even businesses too.

Now...they have "for-profit" businesses....and do pay taxes on those businesses. But the bulk of the "seed" money for all their current businesses, and land holdings was tithe monies. There's little question about that.

LDS,Inc. has billions in assets...

31 posted on 03/22/2012 10:01:00 AM PDT by Osage Orange (The MSM is the most dangerous entity in the United States of America.)
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To: dfwgator

Well played sir, well played.


32 posted on 03/22/2012 10:02:50 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: SZonian

“Counting up the dough....Counting up the dough....We shall come rejoicing....Counting up the dough.”


33 posted on 03/22/2012 10:03:56 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: dfwgator

LOL! I’m picturing that episode in my mind right now.

Classic stuff.


34 posted on 03/22/2012 10:06:28 AM PDT by SZonian (Throwing our allegiances to political party's in the long run gave away our liberty.)
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To: Utah Binger

Your tithing dollars at work.


35 posted on 03/22/2012 10:31:16 AM PDT by reaganaut (I am a Christian first, a Conservative second and am out of the GOP if Romney gets in.)
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To: greyfoxx39

I do not know the answer to that. Used to have one of his pals on our board. Secret stuff goes on in SLC.


36 posted on 03/22/2012 10:40:56 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger
The residential towers were built by City Creek Reserve Inc., a for-profit firm owned by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The church is a multibillion-dollar organization CORPORATION with business and real estate holdings.




Corporation of the President

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
of the
CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,

STATE OF UTAH

COUNTY OF SALT LAKE

I, the undersigned, having been duly chosen and appointed President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in conformity with the rites, regulations and discipline of said Church, being desirous of forming a corporation for the purpose of acquiring, holding and disposing of Church or religious society property, for the benefit of religion, for works of charity and for public worship, under and pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 3, Title 19, of the Compiled Laws of Utah, 1917, on "Churches and Religious Societies," and all acts amendatory thereof and supplementary thereto, for that purpose do hereby make and subscribe, in duplicate, the following

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

First: The name of this corporation shall be the CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

Second: The object of this corporation shall be to acquire, hold and dispose of such real and personal property as may be conveyed to or acquired by said corporation for the benefit of the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a religious society, for the benefit of religion, for works of charity and for public worship. Such real and personal property may be situated, either within the State of Utah, or elsewhere, and this corporation shall have power, without any authority or authorization from the members of said Church or religious society, to grant, sell, convey, rent, mortgage, exchange, or otherwise dispose of any part or all of such property.

Third: The estimated value of the property of which I hold the legal title for the purpose aforesaid, at the time of making these Articles of Incorporation, is One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars.

Fourth: The title of the person making these Articles of Incorporation is "PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS."

Fifth: The corporation seal shall contain the words, "Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," and an impression thereof is hereto affixed.

[Seal] [Signed] Heber J. Grant
President of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.

STATE OF UTAH
SS:
COUNTY OF SALT LAKE

On this 26th day of November, 1923, before me, Arthur Winter, a Notary Public in and for said County, personally appeared HEBER J. GRANT, who is known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument as President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and duly acknowledged to me that he executed the same as such President.

[Seal] [Signed] Arthur Winter
Notary Public
Residing at Salt Lake City, Utah.
My commission expires Dec. 1, 1923.


AMENDMENT TO

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
of the
CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

 

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
STATE OF UTAH ss.
COUNTY OF SALT LAKE

HEBER J. GRANT, being first duly sworn, deposes and says:

That he is now and for more than twenty years last past has been the duly chosen and appointed President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and as such President has been since on or about the 26th day of November, 1923, and now is, the legally constituted Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter=day Saints, a corporation sole; that under and pursuant to Section 18-7-5 R.S.U. 1933 he hereby amends Article "Fourth" of said Articles of Incorporation as now of record in the proper offices of this and other states, said article as amended to read as follows:

ARTICLE FOURTH

Fourth: The title of the person making these articles of incorporation is "President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." He and his successor in office shall be deemed and are hereby created a body politic and corporation sole with perpetual succession, having all the powers and rights and authority in these articles specified or provided for by law. But in the event of death or resignation from office of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or in the event of a vacancy in that office from any cause, the President or Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of said Church, or one of the members of said Quorum thereunto designated by that Quorum, shall, pending the installation of a successor President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, be the corporation sole under these articles, and the laws pursuant to which they are made, and shall be and is authorized in his official capacity to execute in the name of the corporation all documents or other writings necessary to the carrying on of its purposes, business and objects, and to do all things in the name of the corporation which the original signer of the articles of incorporation might do; it being the purpose of these articles that there shall be no failure in succession in the office of such corporation sole.

[Signed] Heber J. Grant
President of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints,
corporation sole.
[Seal]

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 18 day of June, 1940.
[the name of Notary Public not shown on copy of amendment]

(Original in State of Utah Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah)


ARTICLES OF AMENDMENT
TO THE

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
of the
CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS
CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.


A UTAH CORPORATION SOLE

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 16-7-5 of the Utah Code Annotated 1953 (as amended) relating to amendments of articles of incorporation of corporations sole, the CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, a Utah Corporation Sole, does hereby amend its Articles of Incorporation by adding an additional Paragraph V thereto as follows:

Upon the winding up and dissolution of this corporation, after paying or adequately providing for the debts and obligations of the corporation, the remaining assets shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation, which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, or religious and/or scientific purposes and which has established its tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused these presents to be executed this 19th day of November, 1973.

CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY
SAINTS, a Utah Corporation Sole

By: [signed] Harold B. Lee
Harold B. Lee, Corporation Sole

STATE OF UTAH ) ss:
County of Salt Lake )

HAROLD B. LEE, being first duly sworn, deposes and says: That he is now and ever since July 7, 1972, has been the duly chosen and appointed President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints and, as such president, is now and ever since said date has been the legally constituted CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS, a Utah Corporation Sole; that the original Articles of Incorporation of said Corporation Sole were executed by Heber J. Grant, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints; that he, Harold B. Lee, is the successor in office to the said Heber J. Grant; that he, Harold B. Lee, executed the foregoing Articles of Amendment as said Corporation Sole.

[signed] Harold B. Lee

SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN to before me this 19th day of November, 1973.

[signed] Wilford W Kirton, Jr
NOTARY PUBLIC
Residing at Salt Lake City, Utah
My commission expires:
2-3-77


Articles of Incorporation as amended:

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

First: The name of this corporation shall be the CORPORATION OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS.

Second: The object of this corporation shall be to acquire, hold and dispose of such real and personal property as may be conveyed to or acquired by said corporation for the benefit of the members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, a religious society, for the benefit of religion, for works of charity and for public worship. Such real and personal property may be situated, either within the State of Utah, or elsewhere, and this corporation shall have power, without any authority or authorization from the members of said Church or religious society, to grant, sell, convey, rent, mortgage, exchange, or otherwise dispose of any part or all of such property.

Third: The estimated value of the property of which I hold the legal title for the purpose aforesaid, at the time of making these Articles of Incorporation, is One Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars.

Fourth: The title of the person making these articles of incorporation is "President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints." He and his successor in office shall be deemed and are hereby created a body politic and corporation sole with perpetual succession, having all the powers and rights and authority in these articles specified or provided for by law. But in the event of death or resignation from office of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, or in the event of a vacancy in that office from any cause, the President or Acting President of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of said Church, or one of the members of said Quorum thereunto designated by that Quorum, shall, pending the installation of a successor President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, be the corporation sole under these articles, and the laws pursuant to which they are made, and shall be and is authorized in his official capacity to execute in the name of the corporation all documents or other writings necessary to the carrying on of its purposes, business and objects, and to do all things in the name of the corporation which the original signer of the articles of incorporation might do; it being the purpose of these articles that there shall be no failure in succession in the office of such corporation sole.

Fifth: Upon the winding up and dissolution of this corporation, after paying or adequately providing for the debts and obligations of the corporation, the remaining assets shall be distributed to a nonprofit fund, foundation or corporation, which is organized and operated exclusively for charitable, educational, or religious and/or scientific purposes and which has established its tex-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Sixth: The corporate seal shall contain the words, "Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints," and an impression thereof is hereto affixed.

37 posted on 03/22/2012 10:41:52 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Utah Binger
The church is a multibillion-dollar CORPORATION with business and ...




38 posted on 03/22/2012 10:43:32 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: ejonesie22
Only thing missing is a two story statute of Joey Smith sitting on a throne like Zeus at Olympia, with a bag of money in his hand and all his wives thronging at his feet...





39 posted on 03/22/2012 10:46:41 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie
Maybe I can trade this one in for a spot in the towers. Need to get me one of them recommends though.
40 posted on 03/22/2012 10:53:07 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: Utah Binger
...features a meandering creek and retractable glass roofs.

Another one?

The one on the street across from the Beehive House not good enough?

41 posted on 03/22/2012 11:06:09 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: CatherineofAragon
Coffee is eeeeevil!

Only HOT coffee!

Can't you READ and UNDERSTAND MORMON Scripture???


 
THE
DOCTRINE AND COVENANTS
OF THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS
SECTION 89
 
Revelation given through Joseph Smith the Prophet, at Kirtland, Ohio, February 27, 1833. HC 1: 327–329. As a consequence of the early brethren using tobacco in their meetings, the Prophet was led to ponder upon the matter; consequently he inquired of the Lord concerning it. This revelation, known as the Word of Wisdom, was the result. The first three verses were originally written as an inspired introduction and description by the Prophet.
 
1–9, Use of wine, strong drinks, tobacco, and hot drinks proscribed; 10–17, Herbs, fruits, flesh, and grain are ordained for the use of man and of animals; 18–21, Obedience to gospel law, including the Word of Wisdom, brings temporal and spiritual blessings.
 
  1 A aWord OF Wisdom, for the benefit of the council of high priests, assembled in Kirtland, and the church, and also the saints in Zion—
  2 To be sent greeting; not by commandment or constraint, but by revelation and the aword of wisdom, showing forth the order and bwill of God in the temporal salvation of all saints in the last days—
  3 Given for a principle with apromise, adapted to the capacity of the bweak and the weakest of all csaints, who are or can be called saints.
  4 Behold, verily, thus saith the Lord unto you: In consequence of aevils and designs which do and will exist in the hearts of bconspiring men in the last days, I have cwarned you, and forewarn you, by giving unto you this word of wisdom by revelation—
  5 That inasmuch as any man adrinketh bwine or strong drink among you, behold it is not good, neither meet in the sight of your Father, only in assembling yourselves together to offer up your sacraments before him.
  6 And, behold, this should be wine, yea, apure wine of the grape of the vine, of your own make.
  7 And, again, astrong drinks are not for the belly, but for the washing of your bodies.
  8 And again, tobacco is not for the abody, neither for the belly, and is not good for man, but is an herb for bruises and all sick cattle, to be used with judgment and skill.
  9 And again, hot drinks are not for the body or belly.
  10 And again, verily I say unto you, all wholesome aherbs God hath ordained for the constitution, nature, and use of man—
  11 Every herb in the season thereof, and every fruit in the season thereof; all these to be used with aprudence and bthanksgiving.
  12 Yea, aflesh also of bbeasts and of the fowls of the air, I, the Lord, have ordained for the use of man with thanksgiving; nevertheless they are to be used csparingly;
  13 And it is pleasing unto me that they should not be aused, only in times of winter, or of cold, or bfamine.
  14 All agrain is ordained for the use of man and of beasts, to be the staff of life, not only for man but for the beasts of the field, and the fowls of heaven, and all wild animals that run or creep on the earth;
  15 And athese hath God made for the use of man only in times of famine and excess of hunger.
  16 All grain is good for the afood of man; as also the bfruit of the vine; that which yieldeth fruit, whether in the ground or above the ground—
  17 Nevertheless, wheat for man, and corn for the ox, and oats for the horse, and rye for the fowls and for swine, and for all beasts of the field, and barley for all useful animals, and for mild drinks, as also other grain.
  18 And all saints who remember to keep and do these sayings, walking in obedience to the commandments, ashall receive bhealth in their navel and marrow to their bones;
  19 And shall afind bwisdom and great ctreasures of dknowledge, even hidden treasures;
  20 And shall arun and not be bweary, and shall walk and not faint.
  21 And I, the Lord, give unto them a promise, that the adestroying angel shall bpass by them, as the children of Israel, and not slay them. Amen.



42 posted on 03/22/2012 11:08:18 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: CatherineofAragon
...READ and UNDERSTAND MORMON Scripture???


It's the STEAK HOUSES that will shut down in the summer time!

43 posted on 03/22/2012 11:09:22 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: magritte

I forgot to ping you to the fonts and the colors!!!


44 posted on 03/22/2012 11:11:38 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Utah Binger
Yow!

Is the dollar value REALLY that low now?

In Indy you can get something like this for one HALF that price!!

45 posted on 03/22/2012 11:14:21 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Utah Binger
Need to get me one of them recommends though.

Easy enough; as I have access to what's on the test!!


 

Temple Recommend Questions



1 Do you have faith in and a testimony of God the Eternal Father, His Son Jesus Christ, and the Holy Ghost?

2 Do you have a testimony of the Atonement of Christ and of His role as Savior and Redeemer?

3 Do you have a testimony of the restoration of the gospel in these the latter days?

4 Do you sustain the President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Prophet, Seer, and Revelator and as the only person on the earth who possesses and is authorized to exercise all priesthood keys? Do you sustain members of the First Presidency and the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles as prophets, seers, and revelators? Do you sustain the other General Authorities and local authorities of the Church?

5 Do you live the law of chastity?

6 Is there anything in your conduct relating to members of your family that is not in harmony with the teachings of the Church?

7 Do you support, affiliate with, or agree with any group or individual whose teachings or practices are contrary to or oppose those accepted by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

8 Do you strive to keep the covenants you have made, to attend your sacrament and other meetings, and to keep your life in harmony with the laws and commandments of the gospel?

9 Are you honest in your dealings with your fellowmen?

10 Are you a full-tithe payer?

11 Do you keep the Word of Wisdom?

12 Do you have financial or other obligations to a former spouse or children? If yes, are you current in meeting those obligations?

13 If you have previously received your temple endowment:

Do you keep the covenants that you made in the temple?
Do you wear the garment both night and day as instructed in the endowment and in accordance with the covenant you made in the temple?

14 Have there been any sins or misdeeds in your life that should have been resolved with priesthood authorities but have not been?

15 Do you consider yourself worthy to enter the Lord's house and participate in temple ordinances?

46 posted on 03/22/2012 11:15:37 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie

But, but, but is Zion moving to Indy?


47 posted on 03/22/2012 11:18:38 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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To: colorcountry; Utah Binger

I think I’ll boycott Tiffany’s and start buying my Rolexs at Zales!


48 posted on 03/22/2012 11:19:43 AM PDT by Pete-R-Bilt (I love guns... and coffee!)
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To: Utah Binger
I live pretty close to Eden now!



49 posted on 03/22/2012 11:29:46 AM PDT by Elsie (Heck is where people, who don't believe in Gosh, think they are not going)
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To: Elsie
Oh Oh. Left my underwear in this room 290 miles away.
50 posted on 03/22/2012 11:50:53 AM PDT by Utah Binger (Southern Utah where the world comes to see America)
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