God Is Most Glorified In Us When We Are Most Satisfied In Him. (17)

April 22, 2014 • Gods glory

  I believe that God is the most glorious being that exists. That He by nature exists, and always has, and is acts according to His own good pleasure in all that He does. God’s primary goal is His own glory. All that He does, all that He allows to happen is permeated with this… Read More ›

Jesus Christ »

The Miracle of Forgiveness Ch. 2 reviewed by Stephen Livings (2)

This second chapter is entitled ‘No Unclean Thing Can Enter’ and therefore it focuses largely on sin.  In fact it dwells on the vast swathes of sin of which humans are capable.  Anyone brought up in the LDS faith knows very well this obsession with sin.  This personal striving to rid ourselves of sinful behaviour… Read More ›

Radio/Podcast Interviews »

Bobby on the Fair Podcast (6)


Some of you may remember a while ago we had Ned Scharisbrick from the FairMormon Podcast do an episode responding to some articles on this blog. This was a great chance to have some online communication with Ned. In the process of this he very kindly offered to have me go on his podcast and… Read More ›

Salvation »

The Miracle of Forgiveness Chapter 3, Reviewed by Stephen Livings (8)

This third chapter is entitled ‘None Righteous, No, Not One’ and its purpose is to make it very plain that we are all sinful. Spencer Kimball’s first point here is to suggest that, in general, people are far better at recognising the sins of others and the fact that others ought to repent, rather than… Read More ›

Ensign Magazine »

March 2014 Ensign Review by Vicky Gilpin (37)


For this months Ensign review i’ve decided to pick up on the article entitled Service and eternal life by President Henry B. Eyring, First councillor in the first presidency. The first paragraph of his article has already given me a point of discussion, “The Savior is our example of unselfish service. His perfect life was… Read More ›

Teachings of the Prophet Lorenzo Snow »

Lorenzo Snow Manual Chapter 24, Reflections on the Mission of Jesus Christ (6)


Well, here we are at the last chapter, this has been very interesting going right through this manual and has raised some great issues and discussions. Next year we will not be going right through the Joseph Fielding Smith manual, but rather just going through a few that stand out. This last chapter brings nothing… Read More ›

General Conference Reviews »

General Conference April 2014. Sunday Morning Session, by Vince Mccann (27)

  President Dieter F. UchtdorfAs with many of these presentations by modern LDS leaders, given in conference, there is much general content here that any Christian would agree with (and even many non-religious people). Uchtdorf reminds his listeners to be thankful and grateful for the blessings we have even in the hard trying times.As is… Read More ›

Mormon Testimony »

Feelings, Feelings, Feelings! (13)

Above is a video recently put out by the Mormon Church,  with a number of good looking individuals with nice music in the background talking about how through their feelings inside them, the Holy Ghost regularly reassures them that everything is ok, and that the gospel, meaning the Mormon Church is true. This idea finds… Read More ›

Journey of Loyal Dissent »

Towards a More Fully Representative History of the British Mormon Experience [3], by Chris Ralph (0)

PART THREE: A Disrespectful Racket. For most early British converts the painful discovery that they had not been fully informed concerning the true nature of what Fanny Stenhouse called “practical Mormonism”, did not take place until they arrived in America, by which time there was little realistic opportunity of turning back. However, some British members… Read More ›


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