Is the Holy Spirit of Mormonism Trustworthy?

by Sharon Lindbloom 22 July 2019 The testimony of Latter-day Saint Sunju Kim Muir was included in the June 2019 Ensign magazine, published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (As I am unable to discern whether Sunju is a man or woman, I’ll use the universal “he” throughout this article.) In his testimony, … Read more

Chapter 7: The Whisperings of the Spirit

During 2017, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Gordon B. Hinckley. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes and providing an Evangelical Christian take on this manual. The quotes from Hinckley are in bold, with my comments … Read more

What the Trinity is NOT (heresies of the Trinity)

This is one in a series of articles on the Christian doctrine of the Trinity. To see MRM’s website page on the Trinity to see other resources, please click here. The information for this article is taken from Charts of Christian Theology and Doctrine by H. Wayne House (Zondervan, 1992) By Eric Johnson There are four major false teachings … Read more

Chapter 14: The Gift of the Holy Ghost

Chapter 14: The Gift of the Holy Ghost Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith, (2013), 181–90 During 2014, LDS members will be studying the latest manual published by their church, Teachings of Presidents of the Church: Joseph Fielding Smith. We will evaluate this book regularly, chapter by chapter, by showing interesting quotes … Read more

Holy Spirit

Holy Spirit. According to Apostle John Widtsoe, “The agent, means, or influence by which the will, power, and intelligence of God, and the Godhead … may be transmitted through space” (Evidences and Reconciliations, 76). Apostle Parley P. Pratt taught the Holy Spirit was a “divine substance or fluid,” which filled Jesus Christ (Key to the Science of Theology, 1855 edition, 29). In Christianity, the Holy Spirit is the third person of the Trinity and is synonymous with Holy Ghost.