God’s Greater Glory

- Taken straight from the first page in Bruce A. Ware’s book, God’s Greater Glory: The Exalted God of Scripture and the Christian Faith(Wheaton: Crossway Books, 2004): Whether we behold, and believe, and adore, and trust, and honor, and love the true and living God, or whether we belittle, and distort, and minimize, and diminish […]

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Vern Swanson’s LDS orthodoxy, Part 3

Now in these quotes, Vern is putting forth an orthodox LDS view of God and also some of his personal angle on soteriology.  Am I correct on this?  And one of these quotes presents the view by Magaret Toscano on God.  I am highly interested in any link that shares Margaret’s view in her words.

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Vern Swanson’s LDS orthodoxy, Part 2

This morning, I desire to showcase some of Swanson’s thoughts on Mary & Heavenly Father, Jesus & Marriage, and polygamy as acceptable.  I appreciate J. Stapley’s links yesterday.  I am just wondering if there is any public and official LDS Church critique on these particular topics defended by Vern.  I tend to think Swanson squarely sits within LDS orthodoxy.  I will […]

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CNN Live tonight: Inside Polygamy

This topic just won’t go away.

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Vern Swanson’s LDS orthodoxy, Part 1

I am a little behind the times, but I hope to catch up on the conversation.  Back in December I was asking people in Idaho Falls if they thought Jesus was married, but Mark Butler did not not tell me about this controversial book rocking the foundations of artistic, literary circles.

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Is this book, traditional LDS orthodoxy?

Dynasty of the Holy Grail:  Mormonism’s Sacred Bloodline (Springville: Cedar Fort, Inc., 2006) by Vern Grosvenor Swanson

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Francis Beckwith on Mitt Romney

The newly publicized convert to Rome weighs in on Mitt Romney. Beckwith’s conversion is one of the reasons why our church family is using the Geneva Bible this summer.

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Beth on Baloney in Isaiah

Get Out of that Pit (Nashville:  Integrity Publishers, 2007) by Beth Moore On Isaiah 30, Beth writes, “Israel didn’t need Egypt.  She needed God.  At his best, man can make a mighty fine man, but he’s a useless god.  Contrary to the serpent’s suggestion in the Garden, people simply can’t be divine.  The higher the […]

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Mormon & Evangelical Co-belligerence

Check out page 17 of Time magazine (May 28, 2007) “co-belligerent” DEFINITION \ko-beh-lij-er-int\ n:  Unlikely bedfellows joined for political purposes CONTEXT  Parliamentarian William Wilberforce employed the term in 19th century England to describe his abolitionist allies.  The Allies became co-belligerents with former enemies in the later stages of WW II. USAGE  It’s a hit with […]

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One more blog . . .

It is the first time that I have ever visited this blog. I highly respect one of the contributors.  Robert Gonzales is a godly Christian brother and friend.

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