Donor challenge: Your generous donation will be matched 2-to-1 right now. Your $5 becomes $15! Dear Internet Archive Supporter,. I ask only. The Articles of Faith-The Pearl of Great Price Student Manual. Elder James E. Talmage, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, warned. The Articles of Faith [James E. Talmage] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Importance of Theological Study.—In the short period of time that.

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The Articles of Faith: I read it just to say that I did. Those who sit in the highest councils of this church and have participated as inspiration has come and decisions have been reached know that this light and truth is beyond human intelligence and reasoning.

This work of dispersion was brought about by many stages, and extended through millenniums. Mar 25, Roxie rated it it was amazing. No person possessing a regard for Deity can be conent if restricted in the performance of the highest duty of his existence.

Men must have faith in him, repent of their sins, be baptized in his name, receive the gift of the Holy Ghost, and remain steadfast to gain life eternal.

Articles of Faith

Could one be happy, though he were housed in a palace, surrounded with all material comforts and provided with every facility for intellectual enjoyment, if he were cut off from communion with the being whom he loved the most?

It is therefore not a reformation, a revision, a reorganization, or a mere sect. Every worthy soul is entitled to a revelation, and it comes through the Holy Ghost. Bishops learn not to judge people against a standard of perfection. The patriarchal office, however, is one of blessing—not of administration. Hollandthen a member of the Seventy, said: In he received the degree of Bachelor of Science, and in the honorary degree of Doctor of Science, from his old alma mater, Lehigh University.


A patriarch holds an ordained office in the Melchizedek Priesthood.

He also learned that Jerusalem in Palestine is to be rebuilt and become a holy city. Tom Perry, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, said:.

When about fourteen years of age, I began to reflect upon the importance of being prepared for a future state, and upon inquiring [about] the plan of salvation, I found that there was a great clash in religious sentiment; if I went to one society they referred me to one plan, and ajmes to artucles each one pointing to his own particular creed as the summum bonum of perfection.

Many are unwilling to pay the price to be free from the chains of lies. I enjoyed reading the observations of Elder James E. Maxwell, a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles, testified:.

The Articles of Faith

There is also good. I particularly enjoyed the chapters discussing the 10th article concerning the literal gathering of Israel and the 8th article concerning the Book of Mormon.

There have been many occasions where people have judged me by my outward appearance. I read this the first time on my mission, and started keeping an index card of words to look up. The depth of doctrine is unparalleled outside of the scriptures. We should study the issues and the candidates to be sure our votes are based on knowledge rather than hearsay. Concisely defined, theology “is that revealed science which treats of the being and attributes of God, His relations to us, the dispensations of His providence, His will with respect to our actions, and His purposes with respect to our end.


Feb 10, Lindsay rated it did not like it. The gift to which I refer is known as your patriarchal blessing.

I really appreciated how it helped me expand my understanding of the articles. Jun 29, -uht!

The Spirit speaks peace to the soul. The result was, that a great many of them being deprived of the comforts of life, and the necessary attendances, died; many children were left orphans, wives, widows and husbands, widowers; our farms were taken possession of by the mob, many thousands of cattle, sheep, horses and hogs were taken, and our household goods, store goods, and printing press and type were broken, taken, or otherwise destroyed.

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Those not of our faith and wanting to learn what we believe would be better off just reading the articles themselves. Monson, a counselor in the First Presidency, explained:. If there is anything virtuous, lovely, or of good report or praiseworthy, we seek after these things.

On December 7,he was appointed and sustained to be one of the Apostles, to fill the vacancy caused by the appointment of Elder Charles W. Richard Clarke, then a counselor in the Presiding Bishopric, said: If it was for members of the church like myself, then the basic doctrines don’t need so much explanation.