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Today in the Bloggernacle: The power of 4 books of scripture

by | Aug. 13, 2012

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“A Latter-day Saint friend of mine once invited an evangelical coworker to church. The coworker found much that was familiar in the LDS service: hymn singing, an informal sermon style, robust fellowshipping and scripture-driven Sunday school. But then came the moment when the Sunday school teacher, after beginning with Genesis, said, 'Let’s now turn to the Book of Moses' and began reading: 'The presence of God withdrew from Moses . . . and he said unto himself: Now, for this cause I know that man is nothing, which thing I never had supposed.’ I am told that the visitor reflexively searched through his Bible before he realized that he’d never heard of such a book, though of course the story of the burning bush was familiar. And while he didn’t mind the sentiments expressed in the words he’d heard, he knew that they were not in his Bible.”
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