THE GREAT APOSTASY
A search and rescue
and disaster cleanup project
Martyrdom of Jesus Christ and his apostles,
forsaking true principes for a more comfortable, lucrative and lazy church.
(1 Timothy 4: 1; -- 2 Nephi 28: 21 - lead by precpts of man)
| Amos 8: 11-12 - spiritual famine; 2 Thessalonians 2: 1-3 - falling away first;
|| 2 Timothy 4: 2-4 - tune ears to fables; 1 Nephi 13: 29 - stolen scripture
About 1800 years without required for baptisms and other saving ordinances (listed below) affecting whole Earth!
No true prophets of God to receive revelation for whole church.
lost or changed books of scripture,
Numerous churches with diverse corrupted doctrines sprang up,
Knowledge and technology degraded or lost (Medieval 'Dark Ages).
Millions imprisoned and or martyred for not agreeing with despot governments.
(We here acknowledge valiant efforts by Martin Luther, Qumran scribes, Catholic Popes, Jewish priests, Arabian Scholars, William Tyndale (who was burned at the stake for translating the Holy Bible into English), Constantine and many others who tried to piece back together what was lost)
Melchizedek Priesthood restored by God through Joseph Smith Junior and his fellow servants, now the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
| Revelation 14: 6 - angel with gospel; Ephesians 1: 10 - future dispensation; 1 Nephi 22: 8 - 'marvelous work';
Doctrine and Covenants Sec. 13 - Aaronic Priesthood; Sec. 110 - prophets transfer keys
Families can be together forever through Heavenly Father's plan! 4>
| 1 Corinthians 15: 29 - baptism for the dead, Moses 1: 39 - Glory of God is our exaltation,
Doctrine and Covenants Sec. 128: 15, 18; - their salvation is
necessary and essential to our salvation; Sec. 138: 47-48 - temple work for dead
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Do vicarious ordinances for the dead in LDS Temples :
Encourage living relatives to participate in salvation for themselves ;
and labor to obtain authorized salvation of their dead :
LDS TEMPLE Ordinances for the living and dead
( a in person or as proxy for dead):
- baptisms for the dead
- endowments (protections, covenants, knowledge)
- eternal marriages (sealings)
- sealing children to parents (securing eternal family relationships)
- enabling with God, Our Heavenly Father (Elohim) and His son Jesus Christ (Jehovah), (who's Atonement and Resurrection makes all this possible), in the highest degree of the Celestial Kingdom.
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- NOT for their actions.