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Paul V Johnson Seventy

General Conference, April 2016 – Sunday Afternoon Session by Mike Thomas

April 16, 2016

And There Shall Be No More Death The stand out talk in this session of the Mormon General Conference was delivered by Paul V Johnson of the Seventy, a man being strong in the face of great adversity. Surely, everyone would have been moved as he spoke passionately about the resurrection in the context of… Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness, Ch. 8: As a Man Thinketh

Every generation of Mormons joins a different church. For example, in the earliest, frontier days it was blood and thunder, ‘thus saith the Lord’ hellfire preaching. conquest, gods, defiance and determination, building-a-kingdom thinking prevailed. Folk crossed oceans and continents to be part of it. The late nineteenth, early twentieth centuries saw a mad dash for… Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness Chapter 7 Review, ‘Sins of Omission.’ By Vicky Gilpin

  So in this chapter we have the sin of doing wrong things, then the focus being we have the sin of failing to do what is right. Kimball says “the wrong act of going fishing on Sunday involves omitting attendance at sacrament meeting”. Well we might disagree with the sinfulness of the (occasional) Sunday… Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness – Chapter 6 Review: Crime Against Nature by Gary Carter

  As we move through our explanation of The Miracle of Forgiveness, we have and will do explore language and ideas that one finds difficult, uncomfortable or unpalatable. This chapter builds on chapter five’s theme of ‘sexual sin’ by exploring masturbation and homosexuality. It would be fair to say that whatever your perspective or belief… Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness Chapter 5 reviewed by Stephen Livings

Here we are then, once again ready to delve into the murky world of sin. We are really starting to get to the nitty gritty now, since this chapter is entitled: ‘The Sin Next to Murder’. The first sentence in this chapter states: “There are sins which are so serious that we know of no… Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness Chapter 4 reviewed by Stephen Livings

  Here are the opening sentences of each of the last two reviews of this book: Ch. 3 This third chapter is entitled ‘None Righteous, No, Not One’ and its purpose is to make it very plain that we are all sinful.   Ch.2 This second chapter is entitled ‘No Unclean Thing Can Enter’ and… Read More ›


The Miracle of Forgiveness Ch.1 Life’s Divine Purpose?

By way of an introduction to this 2014 series on The Miracle of Forgiveness, here is a brief introduction to its author, Spencer W Kimball. Ten Things You Should Know About Spencer W Kimball He was born 28 March 1895, the grandson of early Mormon leader Heber C Kimball and nephew of Joseph Smith Jr…. Read More ›

The Miracle of Forgiveness

Are you forgiven? This is the most important question anyone can ever ask. The answer to it changes everything both in our relationships with others and most importantly in our relationship with God. The Bible says that ALL have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23). This means we all need forgiveness, the… Read More ›


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