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Progress Between Kingdoms

June 11th, 2015 by G.

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Progress between kingdoms of glory is one of the perennial Mormon debates. Not because it is of primary importance. Not because it’s widespread. But among the minority of Mormons who like to try and extrapolate from the gospel, it’s one of those things that come up. It is a mostly theoretical question, though it could have some practical bearing if one were to accept an doctrine of easy progress between the degrees of glory and so shrug the importance of this life. It could also have some practical bearing if a doctrine of stern barriers between kingdoms were presented in a way that made God seem less than loving and wise. To the extent people get worked up when they argue about this, it is probably because they are concerned about one extreme or the other.

I recently was asked to address an investigator’s concerns about the subject. Here is what I wrote: (more…)

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June 11th, 2015 05:44:08

Perfect Justice and Infinite Mercy

April 12th, 2013 by G.

Elder Christofferson preached Sunday that the aim of the gospel is to draw down “perfect justice and infinite mercy” from heaven. The phrase stuck with me. Perfect justice and infinite mercy. (more…)

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April 12th, 2013 09:52:53