Monday, June 23, 2014

10 Things You Need to Know about the “Ordain Women” movement

 --Here are ten important parameters about the "Ordain Women" group, that is challenging The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

1.  The group’s very title runs counter to LDS Church doctrine and teachings. (Any truly devout LDS Church member will stay away from Ordain Women.)
2.  The group is operating in total fantasy land, as there is zero, absolutely no chance of the group getting the Church to ever ordain women to the priesthood.

3.  The group is a classic example of worldly beliefs infecting some LDS Church members and overriding Gospel Principles. The group has adopted the unholy worldly definition of equality for men and women, instead of the divine, eternal roles of men and women that the Gospel teaches.

4.  The group is also a classic example of fanatical behavior by LDS Church members who “exalt one principle at the expense of all others,” and to the point of even giving up their Church membership, because of their excessive beliefs in one incorrect doctrine.

5. Aside from any possible disciplinary council action to Ordain Women members, none of its members/supporters should ultimately have a temple recommend, since they cannot correctly answer question No. 7 in the interview process for a temple recommend. (Hence, no Ordain Women members/supporters can fit the definition of “devout” LDS Church members.)

6.  The group is a “shame” unto the LDS Church, in the language of the Apostle Paul, as restored by the Prophet Joseph Smith in his Inspired Version of the Bible, 1 Corinthians 14:34-35. Those "restored" verses state that women are not permitted to rule in the Church and if they were to seek to do so, it would be a shame.
The group gives the Church bad publicity world-wide that detracts from its message of the Restoration. Group members are not evil, they are just severely off track of divine guidance.

7.   The group seems to falsely operate under the premise that the LDS Church is a democracy, with unlimited free speech. (In reality, the Church is a theocracy and its members must adhere to certain standards.)

8.   Ordain Women members have twisted LDS Church history (or have relied on fringe sources for doctrine) with their incorrect beliefs that some women performed priesthood blessings in the early days of the church. (They did not. Some women healed the sick, though, but by the power of faith, not by the priesthood.) Joseph Smith also never taught that women would receive the priesthood, at least not in mortal life.

9.    Group members delude themselves with an “apples to oranges” comparison in believing that it was “doctrine” until 1978 that Blacks could not hold the priesthood. The historical reality is that was only “policy,” something indefinite that can change over time. Women not holding the priesthood is doctrine.

10.                   Ordain Women members/supporters do not belong in the LDS Church, because their very premise challenges a core foundation, that the church is led by revelation and an inspired prophet of Jesus Christ. The group’s very message implies the Church is wrong and needs correcting.

NOTE: This article and all of the NighUntoKolob blog are NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are the author's conclusions and opinions only.

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fresh water seas in the Millennium?


This is just my personal opinion, with no real supporting doctrine  -- But ....

As I visited and enjoyed the Pacific Ocean recently, I could not help but wonder if the ocean and all the seas will not change to fresh water in the millennium.
I'm just not seeing salt water as a component on a terrestrial world.

I think all sea creatures could be transformed to handle fresh water in a Garden of Eden type environment, just as a lamb and lion can lie down together in peace.




(--Also, on a related note, when the biggest earthquake of all time hits, just before the Second Coming of Christ, I wouldn't want to be on a beach or live anywhere near one. Tidal waves will occur all over the planet when this world-wide earthquake hits.)

NOTE: This article and all of the NighUntoKolob blog are NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are the author's conclusions and opinions only.



Friday, June 13, 2014

How 'Worldly' are You?

ONE of the biggest dangers for members of  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints today is becoming tainted deeply by the world and not even knowing it.
KEY EXAMPLE:
Believing the world's view/definition of "equality."
This is one of Satan's biggest lies today or ever.
If you believe it, you think that men and women are equal and can should do all the same things and that the roles of men and women are interchangeable.
Also, you may think the LDS Church is too harsh on gay marriage or homosexuality, meaning the Church should not consider acting on being gay, or gays being married as sins.
I absolutely guarantee the LDS Church will never, ever change their stance on gay marriage, or of women not being able to hold the priesthood.

Those are doctrines.
Anyone who teaches otherwise is in false doctrine territory.
Blacks and the priesthood was policy only and that's where members get confused. Policy can and does often change.
 Also, the basis of the LDS Church is that it has a prophet, inspired leaders and is the only true Church of Christ on earth. So, why do  LDS Church members who openly support gay marriage and/or ordaining women, believe they can tell the Church what to believe? That’s inconsistent and proves they don’t have a testimony that the LDS Church is indeed true. Furthermore, since many of this type apparently DO NOT believe their Church membership is worth more than their rogue beliefs, that are also contrary to LDS Church doctrine, they clearly don’t belong in the LDS Church. 
You can argue all you want about free speech/democracy, but the LDS Church is a theocracy and different things apply. You have to abide by certain principles to be a member in good standing, one being not to lead other astray with false doctrine. If such members  keep refusing to change, that’s clearly a sign of apostasy. They are not victims, martyrs or even reformers, they are in apostate territory plain and simple.
-An irony to all this is that one nano-second after a person regains the memory of their life before birth, absolutely all of these worldly beliefs will be realized and accepted as being wrong -- since eternity will dictate otherwise -- without any argument whatsoever!

NOTE: This article and all of the NighUntoKolob blog are NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are the author's conclusions and opinions only.

Monday, June 2, 2014

God, Man and the Universe has no Beginning and No End!

Eternity is forever and we, as mortals, cannot grasp that endless concept.
Whenever I try to ponder eternity, my mind rebels and lets me know it can't comprehend that idea.



However, the Prophet Joseph Smith taught: "That which has a beginning will surely have an end, take a ring, it is without beginning or end -- cut it for a beginning place and at the same time you have made an ending place ... so it is with God." ("Teachings of the Prophet Joseph Smith, page 181.)
Thus, there has always been a God.
Our God, the Father, has his own Father and so forth backward into eternity. There is a plurality of endless Gods.
There's no "Big bang" needed here -- that's man's cop out for understanding.
Somehow, a "God" has always existed. If not, there will be an end.
The universe has always been here in some degree.
Joseph Smith also stated that "God himself could not create himself." And, he stated that the spirit of man has always existed.
(Joseph Smith Teachings, page 354.)
Somehow God can stop light and create matter. Since he can likely also produce endless light, there's endless matter around. He just adds "intelligences," when needed to the mix, to create life, though there may be life to some degree in all matter.
This concept of "no beginning" is what makes my head spin and even rebel at the concept ... it is currently beyond my understanding.

NOTE: This article and all of the NighUntoKolob blog are NOT an official website of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. They are the author's conclusions and opinions only.