"...the fear of the Lord had come upon them; and they had viewed themselves in their own carnal state, even less than the dust of the earth."
"After this manner therefore pray ye: Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name..."
"The time is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God is at hand: repent ye, and believe the gospel.” -Mark 1:15
"Is the Fellowship of Christ a church? a religious movement? an idea? or is it something else all together? Behold, O man, the will of your God: The Church of Jesus Christ in Christian Fellowship is all these and more, for it is the very Kingdom of God." -Doctrines of the Saints 125:2-3
"For ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another; for all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself." -Galatians 5:13-14
The message of this video is that there are lessons that may be learned from the sins of the founder of our movement. These lessons may be understood by all, regardless of one's view on the historical accuracy of Joseph's life.
"They zealously affect you, but not well; yea, they would exclude you, that ye might affect them." -Galatians 4:17
"I say unto thee: One man and one woman in the Lord, or if they are naturally drawn like unto like, then one man unto one man and one woman unto one woman in the Lord." -Doctrines of the Saints 17e:13
"Thou shalt not avenge, nor bear any grudge against the children of thy people, but thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself: I am the LORD." -Leviticus 19:18
"The people of the church began to be lifted up in the pride of their eyes, and to set their hearts upon riches and upon the vain things of the world, that they began to be scornful, one towards another, and they began to persecute those that did not believe according to their own will and pleasure." - Alma 2:13-14 RAV, 4:8 OPV
"God is faithful, by whom ye were called unto the fellowship of his Son Jesus Christ our Lord. Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that ye all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that ye be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment." -1 Corinthians 1:9
"There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus; and if ye be Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise." -Galatians 3:28-29