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Posted on 06/09/2013 7:56:19 AM PDT by Colofornian
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World War Z
According to your church; you'll need just a wee bit more than Jesus.
They succeeded in killing Joseph, but he had finished his work.He was a servant of God, and gave us the Book of Mormon.He said the Bible was right in the main, but, through the translators and others, many precious portions were suppressed, and several other portions were wrongly translated; and now his testimony is in force, for he has sealed it with his blood.As I have frequently told them, no man in this dispensation will enter the courts of heaven, without the approbation of the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jun.Who has made this so?Have I?Have this people?Have the world?No; but the Lord Jehovah has decreed it.If I ever pass into the heavenly courts, it will be by the consent of the Prophet Joseph.If you ever pass through the gates into the Holy City, you will do so upon his certificate that you are worthy to pass.Can you pass without his inspection?No; neither can any person in this dispensation, which is the dispensation of the fulness of times.In this generation, and in all the generations that are to come, everyone will have to undergo the scrutiny of this Prophet.They say that they killed Joseph, and they will yet come with their hats under their arms and bend to him; but what good will it do them, unless they repent?They can come in a certain way and find favor, but will they?
--JOURNAL OF DISCOURSES, vol. 8, p. 224
Unfortunately; Christ IS!
That's probably something that is mis-translated.
If you're going to SCARE a MORMON; you'll have to use the very words of their Greatest Living Prophet®!!!
"Now if any of you will deny the plurality of wives, and continue to do so, I promise that you will be damned;
and I will go still further and say, take this revelation, or any other revelation that the Lord has given,
and deny it in your feelings, and I promise that you will be damned.
Brigham Young - JoD 3:266 (July 14, 1855)
LOL you’re just a kid Jeff. I was in Denmark from 1960-63. First six was in Aabenraa very near the German border.
Und auch ich Deutsch gelernt, während das Leben in Aabenraa Dänemark für sechs Monate im Jahr 1960.
Baptized the family of Nazi Alf Kroll who had just been released from prison in England. He himself never joined. Boy those discussions only fifteen years after the war with a Nazi POW were very interesting to say the least. As a kid of 19 I had no clue although my dad had been an ammunition truck driver in southern Germany 1944-45. He never really wanted to talk much about the war. His division rescued Dachau.
Next time you are in Southern Utah on Highway 89 in Mount Carmel (Orderville), stop in and say hello and I’ll try to revive my fifty year old German. Google translate is a nice thing about the internet.
‘Got my calling’ is an offer you cannot refuse. Extremely powerful among TBM’s. You must remember that Harold B. Lee was my relative and came to all the family reunions. One does not dare refuse.
Even when I was in southern Germany, in 1975-1977, there was a LOT of talk and remeberance of the war. We taught many German war veterans.
My Dad, who was a naval officer in the PTO in combat in WW II, worked for Vought Aeronauticvs at the time, and he had to come over to Germany for two weeks on busineess. He got permission to spend a weekend with us. He drove around on an old opah bicycle and it was great. That Sunday he came to church and I translated for him. The German Stake President was visiting, who himself fought for the Bundeswehr. After the meeting, they met and this German man spoke good english so it was interesting hearing them talk about the war and their experiences. They had been enemies back then, but were now joined through Christ and were able to relate to one another. They have both passed on to the other side now.
My mother's only brother was killed over Germany in a B-17. He was the bombadier and the reports were that his aircraft took a 77mm AA round in the bombay a few seconds before they released the bombs. Completely obliterated the aircraft. They had two more missions before they finished.
They buried an empty casket back in Texas...but then, five yers later, a farmer found his remains in a field and he was sent home for a proper burial.
In southern Germany, all of the cities...all of them that I visited...down to about populations of 20,000 or so, had been virtually wiped off the map by the allied campaigns. They showed me pictures of the towns and they looked like they had been completely gutted. Given the density of the population there, you know a lot of people died. Each of those towns and cities now have a large hill in or near town, most of them beautifully landscaped parks with nice vistas, which are made of the rubble from World War II.
Of course we met a few people who hated our guts simply because we were Americans and because they had lost loved ones. But there were not that many. I always tried to remain calm and empathetic, and usually it made a difference when I told them that my mother's only brother, my uncle, whose father himself was a native German who had come to America before Wolrd War I, was killed as I have described. Had one of those people brea down and hug me and say he was sorry.
Lots of memories regarding those experiences.
And sure, the next time we pass down I-15 on our way to San Diego (which in 2 years we will be doing annually because my son in law who is career Navy (who will be stationed down there for a number of years), along with my daughter and three of my grandsons, we will make a point of swinging by and seeing you.
I've had various cults, including JWs come knocking over the years but nary a single LDS. I "feel" so discriminated against, maybe I should sue.
Just order one of their free KJV bibles (the one THEY say is not translated correctly) and you will soon get a call for them to come and visit.
I am now 57 myself, so there's not that terrible much difference. Particularly at this point.
I keep telling my kids that if they are blessed to live long enough, they will get to be my age sooner than they expect. Hehehe...my 34 year old daughter is starting to believe it too. LOL!
You are a gracious host, my FRiend!
Related to John D.??
Maybe I can convince MD to at LEAST talk to you virtually about the Restored Gospel® of Mormonism.
Would THAT make you 'feel' any better?
MAke sure you also get a copy of the JST; too.
It's NOT considered 'scripture' by the powers that be in SLC; but it SHOULD have all the errors out of it; since JS was dutifully obedient in 'translating' it after GOD's command.
Here is a small sample
Color coding explanation:
Added stuff... Changed stuff... Rearranged stuff... Removed stuff...
*(UNDERLINED stuff is the DISTRACTING reference on every tenth word or so that infuses LDS 'scripture' online.)
If I thought I would have lived this long, I'da taken better care of myself!
These later years seem to go by SO much faster than the early ones!
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