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by nibbler
18 Aug 2018, 06:55
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual
Replies: 10
Views: 119

Re: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual

SamBee wrote:
18 Aug 2018, 05:23
That's still bad enough.
Yup.
by nibbler
18 Aug 2018, 05:04
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual
Replies: 10
Views: 119

Re: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual

If this scenario had happened - let's say much more recently for the purposes of this argument - then I wouldn't be allowed to have my child(ren) baptized. Not because I was gay but because the mother of my child(ren) was. I could be wrong but I believe because of scenarios like the one you describ...
by nibbler
17 Aug 2018, 17:46
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual
Replies: 10
Views: 119

Re: Nelson's Version of PoX as Revelation in Seminary Manual

The policy has also been worked into Preach My Gospel, the missionary bible. See bullet three below. https://www.lds.org/manual/preach-my-gospel-a-guide-to-missionary-service/how-do-i-prepare-people-for-baptism-and-confirmation?lang=eng Do I need permission to baptize a minor child? The Church’s con...
by nibbler
17 Aug 2018, 12:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name of The Church - Version 152
Replies: 29
Views: 359

Re: Name of The Church - Version 152

... For some reason, it just didn't sit right with me. It's like they were trying to choose their own nickname. ... It's like that episode of Big Bang Theory. Howard is doing his best to convince the other astronauts to give him the nickname "Rocket Man" but it ends up not working. In that light I ...
by nibbler
14 Jul 2018, 09:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: My Tentative Conclusion about gospel convos with Traditional Believers
Replies: 57
Views: 1482

Re: My Tentative Conclusion about gospel convos with Traditional Believers

Caffeinated soda and tithing on gross: Maybe there's the hard and soft view of SD's list of hard commitments. I think most members would feel accepted even when they don't abstain from caffeinated soda. After all, it's not a part of the enforced WoW, sodas are a hedge for the members that take thing...
by nibbler
13 Jul 2018, 10:58
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would you want to be a leader in the celestial kingdom?
Replies: 46
Views: 1059

Re: Would you want to be a leader in the celestial kingdom?

Take a bunch of exMission Presidents and Bishops and SP's and reliable people, you need a different leadership model than if you have people you literally have to DRAG to cross the finish line. IMO that's only the case if you assume that the church was the one and only true church and that leaders ...
by nibbler
13 Jul 2018, 04:13
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Disingenuous, Apathetic, and Aloof
Replies: 11
Views: 408

Re: Disingenuous, Apathetic, and Aloof

1) Church is mediocre. We have sensational claims, but our lives do not necessarily reflect a grand theophany like the life of Joseph Smith i.e. first vision. I wonder how much grand theophany went on back in the day and how many mediocre stories in the early church got turned into legend for us to...
by nibbler
12 Jul 2018, 16:34
Forum: History and Doctrine Discussions
Topic: The Lord's Name
Replies: 11
Views: 382

Re: The Lord's Name

There's also the theory that taking the name of the lord in vain has more to do with professing to speak for and in behalf of god when you (knowingly) are not.
by nibbler
12 Jul 2018, 09:06
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: Jesus and God as the Missing Benevolence In the World
Replies: 6
Views: 186

Re: Jesus and God as the Missing Benevolence In the World

Jesus is fighting against a very powerful aspect of human nature/evolution. One interpretation of Jesus' ministry is that he came to help people gain direct access to god. You no longer need the Pharisees, the Sadducees, the Sanhedrin, the temple, etc. to access god; you can access god directly. The...