"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
"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
"For God sent not his Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." -John 3:17
A message shared by friend of the Fellowship, James from Kentucky.
"Wherefore, the Prophets, and the Priests, and the Teachers did labor diligently..." -Jarom 1:24 RAV, 1:11 OPV
"Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy. But I say unto you, Love your enemies." -Matthew 5:43
"Salute the brethren which are in Laodicea, and Nymphas, and the church which is in his house." -Colossians 4:15
"For behold, are we not all beggars? Do we not all depend upon the same being, even God, for all the substance which we have; for both food, and raiment, and for gold, and for silver, and for all the riches which we have of every kind?" -Mosiah 2:32 RAV, 4:19 OPV
Within the Latter Day Saint movement, there are a number of theologies regarding the nature of God. In the Fellowship, and within Mormon Kabbalah, we accept all of them. It’s about how God reveals Himself, or Themselves, to us as individuals. We build, as it were, our own religions.
Literally speaking, contrite is defined as feeling or expressing remorse or penitence; being affected by guilt. Does this mean that God wants us to be in a perpetual state of guilt? Not at all.