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by Gatorbait
Sun Jan 29, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: The Sealed Plates
Replies: 34
Views: 2861

Re: The Sealed Plates

This sealed portion business never did make a lick of sense. The weight of the gold plates with the dimensions given by Jos. Smith would be about 200 pounds. This from an article in the Ensign some time back. Hmm, 200-lbs. Most people could not even budge the thing, but no prob-lem-o for Jos. Smith....
by Gatorbait
Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Great book that covers a lot of issues
Replies: 7
Views: 1180

Re: Great book that covers a lot of issues

Long ago, before we had computers, the first Diologue" book was published. One of the founders and editors, Francis Menlove, contributed the excellent article entitled "The Challenge of Honesty", and with that one article, the NOM movement was started - at least in my opinion. You can download the a...
by Gatorbait
Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Tithing is mandatory, the rest is a choice
Replies: 4
Views: 754

Re: Tithing is mandatory, the rest is a choice

For some of us who do not pay a penny of tithing anymore, it is easier to objective about it. We see two distinct groups evolving in the church; those who were born into the faith and converted whilst very young and impressionable, by those who they trust, that the church is true, infallible, and so...
by Gatorbait
Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:40 am
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: Inaugurational prayers
Replies: 9
Views: 1289

Re: Inaugurational prayers

These prayers seem silly to me as well. As if a god or a million gods are interested in watching over Donald Trump while a child somewhere in the world is dying of hunger every few seconds. Somewhere there is a teenage mother giving birth to a baby which will have a disease which will take both thei...
by Gatorbait
Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Doctrinal Discussion
Topic: George A. Smith: Liar for Zion
Replies: 19
Views: 2603

Re: George A. Smith: Liar for Zion

It is difficult not to question almost any story from Mormon history before the invention of modern recording equipment. After all, every thing invented by every religion that has ever existed began with a story.....but it does not mean the story is true. For the most part George Smith was no differ...