Note: The following was originally printed in the March/April 2017 edition of Mormonism Researched. To request a free subscription, please visit here. Listen to a 5-part Viewpoint on Mormonism podcast on this topic: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Part 5 February 13-17, 2017 By Bill McKeever The writer of the last book of the Book […]
By Eric Johnson and Bill McKeever When it comes to the area of God’s forgiveness, there is a vast difference between the God of Mormonism and the God of the Bible. Because of the sinful nature that clothes all humans, everyone struggles with sin and temptation. Not even the apostle Paul was exempt from the daily contentions […]
MRM has produced a new website centered around President Spencer W. Kimball’s book The Miracle of Forgiveness. The url is www.themiracleofforgiveness.com. We have also produced a Kimball million dollar bill (tract) to be used in conjunction with this website. Check out the website and recommend Kimball’s book to every Mormon you know!
What if I forget to ask for forgiveness of a certain sin?
By Eric Johnson
Forgiveness. Received only after a member repents of all sins and keeps all the commandments. D&C 1:32 says, “Nevertheless, he that repents and does the commandments of the Lord shall be forgiven.” D&C 82:7 adds, “And now, verily I say unto you, I, the Lord, will not lay any sin to your charge; go your ways and sin no more; but unto that soul who sinneth shall the former sins return, saith the Lord your God.” Eleventh President Harold B.
By Eric Johnson
Christianity has historically taught that God provides forgiveness to all who call upon the name of the Lord Jesus. Over and over again, the Bible proclaims that it is through the blood of the Lamb that God’s children are able to receive this forgiveness, despite the fact that “all have sinned and come short of the glory of God” (Rom. 3:23).