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Discourses on celestial marriage

delivered in the New Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, October 7th, 8th and 9th, 1869

by Orson Pratt

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Published by Publisher not identified], Deseret News Office) in [Utah? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Polygamy,
  • Doctrines,
  • Marriage,
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Orson Pratt, George A. Smith and George Q. Cannon
    ContributionsSmith, George Albert, 1817-1875, Cannon, George Q. (George Quayle), 1827-1901
    The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p. ;
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26369631M
    OCLC/WorldCa368224465, 645696181

    Isaiah, in his 4th chap. OF all the faculties except that which I shall soon mentionyou will find not one which is capable of contemplating itself, and, consequently, not capable either of approving or disapproving. How men debase themselves and the other sex by its unlawful and improper exercise! Must I then also lament?

    At the time of the revelation inand for almost ten years afterward, polygamy remained secret, revealed to a few trusted church leaders and the women who married Smith and his closest advisers. For you too in syllogisms will claim to have the advantage over them; and if others should be vexed at this, you will console them by saying, 'I have learned them, and you have not. Wretch, you are carrying about a god with you, and you know it not. The great majority of temple sealings were between one man and one wife throughout all time periods of the LDS Church's history.

    The Discourses on celestial marriage book is that they play upon us. John the Baptist was a child born by miracle, God having revealed to his father that Elizabeth who had been many years barren should bear a son. Yet, this attempt, whenever made, cannot be sustained, for brother Pratt clearly showed to you, in his remarks the other day, that instead of the Book of Mormon being opposed to this principle, it contains an express provision for the revelation of the principle to us as a people at some future time—namely, that when the Lord should desire to raise up unto Himself a righteous seed, He would command His people to that effect, plainly setting forth that a time would come when He would command His people to do so. If then you seek it in a rational animal, why do you still seek it any where except in the supe- riority of rational over irrational animals? This is quarrelling, not play.


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But now we do the contrary, and employ against death the attempt to escape; and to our opinion about it we employ carelessness, rashness and indifference. While reflecting on the subject of the sealing power which was then being taught, the case of Discourses on celestial marriage book, who had four wives, occurred to me, and I immediately concluded that the time would come when light connected with this practice would be revealed to us as a people.

From the house of David a polygamist; and if you will trace the names of the families through which he descended you will find that numbers of them had a plurality of wives. Not one jot or one tittle shall pass from the law and the Prophets; but all shall be fulfilled.

They can bear testimony to a generation that has nearly grown from childhood since the death of the Prophet, Joseph Smith. There might be circumstances and situations in which it would not be wisdom in the mind of God for His people Discourses on celestial marriage book practice this principle, but so long as a people are guided by the Priesthood and revelations of God, there is no danger of Discourses on celestial marriage book arising therefrom.

I believe the time will come when, by the practice of the virtuous principles which God has revealed, woman will be emancipated from that punishment and that feeling.

That this may be brought about speedily, is my prayer in the name of Jesus, Amen. Commitment to 'traditional or normative family values' is measured by creating a combined index of the proportions divorced and cohabiting, whereby those traditions that score lowest are the most familial.

Do not so, my man; but rather say; See how I am not disappointed of that which I desire: See how I do not fall into that which I would avoid. Yes, for it is impossible in such a body, in such a universe of things, among so many living together, that such things should not happen, some to one and others to others.

Did it not try you, when called upon to gather, to leave your homes and nearest and dearest friends, as many of you have done?

Soon after Fanny Stenhouse converted to Mormonism in England inshe became aware of whispered conversations, rumors of multiple wives, and denials by church elders.

Rachel was the second wife of Jacob, a polygamist. He came as a fore-runner of Christ. Joseph Smith galvanized his followers into profound expressions of faith and commitment to practice.

What is mine, and what is not mine; and what is permitted to me, and what is not permitted to me. Evidently it is the faculty which is capable of judging of appearances.

If plurality of wives had been a violation of the seventh commandment those prophets would have denounced it, otherwise their silence on the matter would have been dangerous to themselves, inasmuch as the blood of the people would have been required at their hands.

I have felt that the elders are improving in wisdom, in knowledge, in power, and in understanding; and I rejoice in the privilege, which we have at the present day, of sending out to our own country a few hundred of the elders who have had experience—who have lived in Israel long enough to know, to feel, and to realize the importance of the work in which they are engaged—to understand its principles and comprehend the way of life.

I have the power, which a man must have who is able to discover those who have the power of resolving syllogisms. Joseph Smith, the founder, spoke of the ancient Israelite practice of polygamy soon after the organization of his new church, and there were rumors in the first few years of his unseemly conduct toward other women.

Relationship to plural marriage There is substantial doctrinal dispute between the LDS Church and its offshoots as to whether celestial marriage is plural or monogamous. He even was so bold as to rebuke the king on his throne, to his face, for adultery.

No, it is beyond the power of earth's most gifted sons to do either, and yet God promised to Abraham that his seed should be as innumerable as the stars of heaven or as the sand on the sea-shore. Did it not try you to do a great many things you have been required to do in the Gospel?Apr 15,  · Mormon Beliefs About the Bible and Salvation – Attacking Salvation through Christ’s Grace.

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(Especially chapters 5&6!!!) However, I felt that a lot of it is geared towards a very select audience.3/5(1). “Celestial marriage is the gate to exaltation, and exaltation consists in the continuation of the family unit in eternity.

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