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Why Adultery is of a Far Greater Concern than Polygamy

[pdf copy] D&C 111 4a All legal contracts of marriage made before a person is baptized into this church, should be held sacred and fulfilled. 4b Inasmuch as this Church of Christ has been reproached with the crime of fornication, and polygamy: we declare that we believe that one man should have one wife; and[…]

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“Why hast thou forsaken me?” – Part 3

[Printable Version] This third part (Part 3) in the series on Jesus’ question “…why hast thou forsaken me?” includes replies to questions and comments that I received regarding the initial post in the series (Part 1).  It also includes additional discussion on related topics which are meant to further explore the depth and significance of Jesus’ questioning[…]

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An Appointment with the Woman I Would Marry

Upon arriving at Graceland College in Lamoni, Iowa, in the fall of 1978 I had a dream of the woman I would marry someday that continues to increase my understanding and appreciation of marriage. Most importantly, it continues to focus my attention on our Lord’s commitment to marriage and His personal involvement in this sacred[…]

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“Time is of the essence”

Early this morning (December 31, 2014) I was awakened with the words “Time is running out,” giving me the distinct impression that time is short!  As I pondered the meaning of these words, the parable of the ten virgins was brought presently to mind; and with it came an urgent yet reassuring sense of our[…]