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by NightSG
29 Jul 2018, 04:29
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.
Replies: 44
Views: 1475

Re: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.

dande48 wrote:
20 Jun 2018, 07:20
I vote for the removal of:
-Hymns focused on or praising Joseph Smith
-War Hymns
-Hymns with deep, unsubstantiated doctrine
So in other words, the Cokesbury Methodist Hymnal?

(I still wish the UMC would go back to that one.)
by NightSG
29 Jul 2018, 00:12
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Home teacher shot
Replies: 20
Views: 629

Re: Home teacher shot

There was a story years ago about a man who came to a chapel. Asked for someone in authority and a Bishop came out to see him. The man shot the Bishop leaving behind the mother and 8 children. I sure hope the church ponied up with some kind of lifetime support payments for the woman and her childre...
by NightSG
19 Jun 2018, 09:35
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.
Replies: 44
Views: 1475

Re: New hymnal is in the works! Some major, wonderful changes.

Roadrunner wrote:
19 Jun 2018, 07:56
Likewise I love The Star Spangled Banner when the organist knows how to play it well.
So, in other words, never in an LDS service?
by NightSG
19 Jun 2018, 09:32
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: An Afterlife?
Replies: 66
Views: 3503

Re: An Afterlife?

A few months back, I saw this comic by Abtruse Goose. I thought it was fitting. :) What if you ARE personally God, only you don't remember because you decided to thrust yourself into a limited body and blanket all your memories and knowledge... because you were BORED. It doesn't seem too far fetche...
by NightSG
18 Jun 2018, 22:15
Forum: Spiritual Stuff
Topic: An Afterlife?
Replies: 66
Views: 3503

Re: An Afterlife?

This is the exact reason that I believe the afterlife is a great university, and upon arriving I will be handed a course schedule. I have already chosen: Guitar Basics taught by Jimi Hendrix Communications 101 taught by Abraham Lincoln Physics team taught by Issac Newton and Albert Einstein (althou...
by NightSG
14 Jun 2018, 11:38
Forum: Support
Topic: Obsession with the Stake
Replies: 5
Views: 399

Re: Obsession with the Stake

Seems to me in the past boundaries were drawn in such away to provide enough priesthood to run the place. In the third previous boundary changes I asked what a particular odd little bump into one community was for, and the reply was that is where the new bishop lives. So no faith whatsoever that th...
by NightSG
05 Jun 2018, 10:30
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Prosperity Gospel
Replies: 52
Views: 1634

Re: The Prosperity Gospel

You're thinking in modern terms. Taxation was not as it is today... there was a great deal of barter, and the accommodation would have been extremely basic. At warmer times of year they wouldn't have even slept indoors. Not sure what the overnight lows were like there, but He/they did have a signif...
by NightSG
04 Jun 2018, 14:00
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Prosperity Gospel
Replies: 52
Views: 1634

Re: The Prosperity Gospel

Jesus of Nazareth lived for three years, while traveling with his top leadership, without a steady job - and they left their jobs to be with him. Someone other than Jesus obviously funded the ministry. How much funding did the ministry really need while Jesus was around? I mean, nobody needed gas m...
by NightSG
28 May 2018, 15:16
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Area Seventy Just Drops By?
Replies: 14
Views: 517

Re: Area Seventy Just Drops By?

The bishop oversees ward meetings. He presides at these meetings unless a member of the stake presidency, an Area Seventy, or a General Authority attends. His counselors may conduct ward meetings and may preside if he is absent. Presiding authorities and visiting high councilors should be invited t...
by NightSG
28 May 2018, 14:07
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Prosperity Gospel
Replies: 52
Views: 1634

Re: The Prosperity Gospel

The trouble with the prosperity gospel is those who are not doing what God "would have them do" and are still blessed and perhaps wealthy. More to the point, he trouble is when those people use their wealth as "proof" that their way is the right way, and/or that even their blatant transgressions ar...