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Revelation
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As recorded in Acts 10–15 , the leaders of the church of Jesus Christ shepherded early saints through tumultuous times. These chapters highlight how the early apostles faced such challenges as social upheaval, martyrdom and persecution, organizing missionary work, and “much disputing” among the leadership of the church that arose over unanswered doctrinal and procedural questions. The threads...
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Because God has eternal divine attributes, it may be tempting to view each of His revelations as eternally binding and each of His commandments as an unalterable decree. While such a view might seem to make sense, it is inconsistent with what the scriptures teach about revelation. The following summaries provide helpful insights, specifically from the Book of Mormon, about why God sometimes gives...