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With Divine Retribution

When was the last time you sat down with the book of Isaiah for your devotions? Not the first book that comes to mind, is it? Still, if you are so inclined there’s a whole lot of really good stuff within the 1,292 verses of that prophetic book. For example, does this sound familiar?  “For…

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UFOs and the Occult Connection

Many UFO sightings can be easily dismissed as mistakenly identified planets, rocket launchings, weather balloons, and various atmospheric phenomena. Sometimes, however, sightings cannot be so easily explained. Indeed, the Air Force’s Project Blue Book could not provide a rationale for 700 out of 12,600 cases of sightings between 1947 and 1969, when the project was…

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UFOs and Hard Evidence

UFOs are reported to appear seemingly out of nowhere, travel at phenomenal speeds across the sky, turn at impossible angles, and disappear without a trace. Given this, UFOs are scientifically very hard to explain. One researcher commented that “it is literally impossible to understand them within the space-time framework we use to interpret ordinary events.”[1]…

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UFOs and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets – Part 1

The question as to whether there is extraterrestrial life in the universe has been debated from the beginning of recorded history. There are even records from the fifth century before Christ indicating man’s interest in the subject.[1] Democritus (460-370 BC), Epicurus (341-270 BC), and Lucretius (98-54 BC), for example, believed there were other worlds inhabited…

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UFOs and the Possibility of Life on Other Planets – Part 2

SETI: The Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence SETI stands for “Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence.” This organization seeks to detect evidence of technological civilizations that may exist on planets orbiting other stars. Potentially, it is suggested, there are billions of locations outside our solar system that may contain life. It is SETI’s purpose to find some of…

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The Bible and the Book of Mormon

According to Joseph Smith, the Book of Mormon is “the most correct of any book on earth, and the keystone of our religion, and a man would get nearer to God by abiding by its precepts, than any other book.”[1] This book allegedly provides an abridged narrative of God’s interactions with the indigenous inhabitants of the…

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God and the Trinity in Mormonism

Mormon leaders have long taught that God the Father was once a mortal man who continually progressed to become a god (an exalted man). Mormon general authority Milton R. Hunter said that “God the Eternal Father was once a mortal man who passed through a school of earth life similar to that through which we…

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The Mormon Claim of Being “The Restored Church”

What is the Mormon claim of being the restored church? Joseph Smith was reading the Bible one day in the spring of 1820 when he came to James 1:5—“If any of you lacks wisdom, he should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to him.” The verse…

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The Mormon View of Jesus

What is the Mormon view of Jesus? According to official Mormon doctrine, Jesus was “begotten” as the first spirit-child of the Father (Elohim) and one of his unidentified spouses (“Heavenly Mother”) (Psalm 2:7). Jesus was said to be the first and highest of all spirit children. After all, Jesus is called the “firstborn” (Colossians 1:15).…

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Mormonism and Human Deification

What is Mormonism and Human Deification? The ultimate goal in Mormonism is to become increasingly perfect and eventually attain godhood. Brigham Young asserted that “the Lord created you and me for the purpose of becoming Gods like himself.” We were created “to become Gods like unto our Father in heaven.”[1] Exaltation to godhood is known…