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November 5, 2017
1871 Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 18], (PDF) 1871 Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 18], (PDF)
18 pages. The 1871 Annual General Conference was held April 6-11 at Plano, Illinois, USA.
1871 Semi-Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 18], (PDF) 1871 Semi-Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 18], (PDF)
8 pages. The 1871 Semi-Annual General Conference was held September 20-24 at Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA.
1872 Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 19], (PDF) 1872 Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 19], (PDF)
19 pages. The 1872 Annual General Conference was held April 6-9 at St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
1872 Semi-Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 19 pages 666-670], (PDF) 1872 Semi-Annual General Conference Minutes [from The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 19 pages 666-670], (PDF)
5 pages. The 1872 Semi-Annual General Conference was held September 12-15 at Park's Mills, Iowa, USA.
The Unity; A Journal For The Priesthood Of The RLDS Church [vol. 3], 1917-18, (PDF) The Unity; A Journal For The Priesthood Of The RLDS Church [vol. 3], 1917-18, (PDF)
edited by Frederick M. Smith
also edited by Benjamin R. McGuire
48 pages. A Journal for the Priesthood of the RLDS Church. With volume 3, editorship was taken over by the RLDS Church. Articles include A Charge To The Priesthood, Preparation by Walter W. Smith, The Aaronic Priesthood Restored by Benjamin R. McGuire, Dismembership VS. Excommunication, Who Shall Preside Over a Branch?, Missionary And Local Work; Their Relations Exaplained, and many more.
The Glad Tidings vol. 2 [No. 17], 1898-99 (PDF) The Glad Tidings vol. 2 [No. 17], 1898-99 (PDF)
edited by E. K. Evans
8 pages. Number 17 of volume 2 (other numbers are not available). Includes articles by W. A. Goodwin, J. J. Cornish, G. F. Weston, J. A. Grant, J. H. Lake, Joseph W. Shippy and S.W.L. Scott among others. If you have any missing numbers and are willing to send us a copy, please email us at Question@LatterDayTruth.org so we can share these with others.
October 22, 2017
Baptism-The Door To The Kingdom [Hear Ye  Him Radio Series #11], 1953 (PDF) Baptism-The Door To The Kingdom [Hear Ye Him Radio Series #11], 1953 (PDF)
by Evan A. Fry
4 pages. Original script for sermon #11 of the Hear Ye Him radio series.
The Second Birth [Hear Ye Him Radio Series #12], 1953 (PDF) The Second Birth [Hear Ye Him Radio Series #12], 1953 (PDF)
by Evan A. Fry
4 pages. Original script for sermon #12 of the Hear Ye Him radio series.
The Priesthood Journal - volume 9, 1923 (PDF) The Priesthood Journal - volume 9, 1923 (PDF)
edited by Frederick M. Smith
and edited by Benjamin R. McGuire
48 pages. Articles include Support For Appointees, False Witness, Preparation For Missionary Work Among The American Indians, Do We Teach In Preaching?, On Procedures In Calls And Ordinations, and many others.
October 8, 2017
What Is The Atonement [Hear Ye Him Radio Sermon #6], 1953 (mp3) What Is The Atonement [Hear Ye Him Radio Sermon #6], 1953 (mp3)
by Evan A. Fry
15 minute radio sermon in the Hear Ye Him radio series of the RLDS Church. Given on February 8, 1953 at 8:30 a.m. on KMBC and KFRM radio in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Brother Fry states, "What was the atonement?...It was man who had to be brought back to the Creator before whom his sin had made him unworthy to stand. It was man who had to be redeemed from the power of death, and reconciled to God, so that he could be restored to God's presence. It was man's heart that had to be softened to repentance, not God's."
Free Moral Will Or Agency [Hear Ye Him Radio Sermon #7], 1953 (mp3) Free Moral Will Or Agency [Hear Ye Him Radio Sermon #7], 1953 (mp3)
by Evan A. Fry
16 minute radio sermon in the Hear Ye Him radio series of the RLDS Church. Given on February 15, 1953 at 8:30 a.m. on KMBC and KFRM radio in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. "Agency requires at least four factors before it can be truly called agency. First, there must be two or more alternatives between which a choice can be made. Second, there must be a knowledge of which alternative is right and which is wrong, or which is better and which is best. Third, agency requires freedom of choice. If there are two or more alternatives, but you are forced or coerced into making one, and forbidden to make any other, there is no agency, and no real choice. And fourth, agency requires accountability. Somewhere, somehow, sometime, the consequences of choice, its rewards or punishments, must be given to those who choose; there must be a judgment and an accounting."
The Christ Of The Old Testament [Hear He Him Radio Sermon #8], 1953 (mp3) The Christ Of The Old Testament [Hear He Him Radio Sermon #8], 1953 (mp3)
by Evan A. Fry
14 minute radio sermon in the Hear Ye Him radio series of the RLDS Church. Given on February 22, 1953 at 8:30 a.m. on KMBC and KFRM radio in Kansas City, Missouri, USA. "Did Adam know anything about Christ? The Inspired Version of the Bible tells us that he did. We are told that Adam and Eve were commanded to worship God, and to offer the firstlings of their flocks for an offering unto the Lord...The scriptures go on to tell how Adam was commanded that he must be born again, of water and of the Spirit, and be cleansed by the blood of the Only Begotten who was to come in the meridian of time; how he was caught up by the Spirit and baptized in water; how he was then baptized by the Spirit, and told that he was now after the order of priesthood of him who was without beginning of days or end of years, and a newborn son of God. Adam taught this gospel of faith, repentance, and baptism to his sons; and those of them who were obedient handed it down to their sons."
October 1, 2017
Zion's Ensign, vol. 11, 1900 (PDF) Zion's Ensign, vol. 11, 1900 (PDF)
edited by W. H. Garrett
416 pages. Contains marriage and obituary information for 1900 as well as articles and sermons such as, Apostasy Of The Church by J. W. Wight, Another Book by R. M. Elvin, The Church by M. T. Short, Hope Of The Righteous by J. W. Wight, The Law Of Life by F. M. Cooper and many more.
Sermon [Independent Patriot Supplement], 1888 (PDF) Sermon [Independent Patriot Supplement], 1888 (PDF)
by H. C. Bronson
8 pages. Sermon given April 10, 1888. Brother Bronson states, "...we shall consider this morning, and so far as able, get something of an understanding of the character of the atonement of Christ; For l believe, and you are aware also of the fact, that the salvation of the human family depends largely upon the atonement of Christ."
What I Believe About The Book Of Mormon; That Its Coming Was Prefigured In Scripture [from Zion's Ensign vol. 44, 1933], (PDF) What I Believe About The Book Of Mormon; That Its Coming Was Prefigured In Scripture [from Zion's Ensign vol. 44, 1933], (PDF)
by Arthur A. Oakman
4 pages. Article on the Book of Mormon. Brother Oakman states, "Recognizing, therefore, this implicit teaching of the prophets and apostles, there is no reason to limit the expectancy of sacred literature to any nation or people." and "Basically, then, belief in the God of the prophets and of Jesus means belief in the Book of Mormon."
September 24, 2017
Zion's Ensign, vol. 24, 1913 (PDF) Zion's Ensign, vol. 24, 1913 (PDF)
edited by Charles Fry
416 pages. Contains marriage and obituary information for 1913 as well as articles and sermons, such as, Fundamental Principles (of the RLDS Church), God's Purpose In Us by G. E. Harrington, Baptism Of The Holy Spirit by Frederick A. Smith, Spiritual Development by H. C. Pitsenberger, Historical Sketches and many more.
September 19, 2017
1883 General Conference Minutes [from The Saints' Herald vol. 30 pages 257-270 & 279-287], (PDF) 1883 General Conference Minutes [from The Saints' Herald vol. 30 pages 257-270 & 279-287], (PDF)
23 pages. The 1883 General Conference was held April 6 to 15 at Kirtland, Ohio, USA.
Elder Joseph F. Burton's Vision Of The Seven Prophets Of The Last Days [from The Saints' Herald vol. 67], 1920 (PDF) Elder Joseph F. Burton's Vision Of The Seven Prophets Of The Last Days [from The Saints' Herald vol. 67], 1920 (PDF)
by Emma B. Burton
1 page. Explains the vision of her husband, Joseph F. Burton, on the spearhead which dropped into 7 pieces. It explains there would be 7 prophets (not 7 presidents) in the last days; two have been; i.e., one was and one is.
September 3, 2017
The Brotherhood Beacon, vol. 1, 1923 (PDF) The Brotherhood Beacon, vol. 1, 1923 (PDF)
edited by Arthur M. Wilson
also edited by Walter Cullington
46 pages. Articles include, In Memoriam Of R. C. Evans, Our First Great Objective Accomplished, What Causes Thee To Take Offence?, Tithing, The Brotherhood Club as well as many others. Also contains several obituaries of deceased members.
The Truth Teller, vol. 2, 1868 (PDF) The Truth Teller, vol. 2, 1868 (PDF)
edited by Granville Hedrick
32 pages. Published in Independence, Missouri, USA. Articles include, A Proclamation. Section 20, Lineal Priesthood, Section Twenty-Two, The Horse Found Fossil, Section Twenty-Three as well as several others.
Supplement Of The Arimat, February 1, 1920 (PDF) Supplement Of The Arimat, February 1, 1920 (PDF)
edited E. E. Long
2 pages. Information on the Southern Nebraska District Conference of January 1920 as well as other items.
Supplement Of The Arimat, n.d. [1920] (PDF) Supplement Of The Arimat, n.d. [1920] (PDF)
edited E. E. Long
4 pages. Discusses the crisis facing the world following World War I, Peace and the League of Nations. Also the Book of Mormon and the American Indians.
August 26, 2017
Unity, 1914 (PDF) Unity, 1914 (PDF)
edited by G. E. Harrington
4 pages. Unity was introduced by the Independence Stake President for the various Quorums for study, teaching and meetings, "to qualify them for work among the membership and the world. This publication was later renamed "The Unity," then renamed "One," and finally "The Priesthood Journal."
Unity, vol. 1, 1915 (PDF) Unity, vol. 1, 1915 (PDF)
edited by G. E. Harrington
48 pages. A Journal in the interest of the Priesthood of the Independence Stake of the RLDS Church. Articles include Long Preaching: Its Effect, High Priests by J. A. Tanner, The Difference In Ways To Overcome Bad Habits, Origin Of Priesthood, Discipline by Joseph Smith III, The Sabbath, and many more.
August 24, 2017
The Arimat, vol. 1, 1919-1920 (PDF) The Arimat, vol. 1, 1919-1920 (PDF)
edited by H. A. Higgins
also edited by E. E. Long
64 pages. Published by the Southern Nebraska District of the RLDS Church. The name "Arimat" is an Algonquin Indian name which means value, a valuable thing. Number 3 and 10 are missing. If you have these missing numbers and are willing to send us a copy, please email us at Question@LatterDayTruth.org so we can share these with others.
The Arimat, vol. 2, 1920 (PDF) The Arimat, vol. 2, 1920 (PDF)
edited by E. E. Long
8 pages. Includes number 2 and 3 only. If you have any missing numbers and are willing to send us a copy, please email us at Question@LatterDayTruth.org so we can share these with others.
August 14, 2017
Joseph Smith's First Vision [from The Saints' Herald vol. 56], 1909 (PDF) Joseph Smith's First Vision [from The Saints' Herald vol. 56], 1909 (PDF)
by T. W. Williams
6 pages. Discusses the First Vision experience of Joseph Smith, Jr., and whether or not he saw an angel during this experience.
An Examination Of Campbellism No. 305, 1908 (PDF) An Examination Of Campbellism No. 305, 1908 (PDF)
by R. C. Evans
41 pages. Discusses the beliefs and writings of the founder of the Disciples of Christ, Alexander Campbell. Lists out 32 indictments against the Campbellite sect. Originally published in The Saints' Herald vol. 51, 1904 pg. 478-484; 501-508.
Mighty And Strong Ones - Prophecy Fulfilled, 1951 [unpublished] (PDF) Mighty And Strong Ones - Prophecy Fulfilled, 1951 [unpublished] (PDF)
by Charles J. Hunt
10 pages. Unpublished article by C. J. Hunt in which he discusses several individuals who have functioned with delegated authority as a mighty and strong one.
August 6, 2017
Man--His Nature And Destiny [Hear Ye Him #5], 1953 (mp3) Man--His Nature And Destiny [Hear Ye Him #5], 1953 (mp3)
by Evan A. Fry
13 minute radio sermon in the Hear Ye Him radio series of the RLDS Church. Given on Sunday, February 1, 1953 at 8:30 a.m. on KMBC and KFRM radio at Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Brother Fry states, "It was the spirit, and not the body of man that was made in the image of God. Because man is made in God's spiritual image, and contains a spark of the divine; he is akin to God; at his best he is capable of associating with God, talking with him, loving him and being loved by him, and living eternally with him. The spirit of man is the life-giving element. "The body without the spirit is dead," says James. It is the spirit, the intelligence of man, which has dominion over the material elements of the body, and over the earth, and over all lower forms of life on the earth. Spirit is the element which gives unity to the body. It determines that the body shall act as one--that every part shall cooperate with every other part."
July 30, 2017
Spiritual Gifts And Spirit Manifestations, 1890 (PDF) Spiritual Gifts And Spirit Manifestations, 1890 (PDF)
by Myron H. Bond
108 pages. Discusses spiritual gifts. He writes, "We are told that these gifts are done away, because 'no longer needed,' and that they were given anciently for the establishment of the church, and that Protestant, like Catholic religion is 'established' by the record of 'innumerable miracles and the lives and deaths of innumerable saints,' and not by the continual presence of Christ with the church, as represented by the spirit of truth, the only way by which he can be represented or saved from misrepresentation."
The Busy Man's Tract (complete set), n.d. (PDF) The Busy Man's Tract (complete set), n.d. (PDF)
by Elbert A. Smith
52 pages. Complete set of The Busy Man's Tracts.
July 19, 2017
Supplement To The Saints' Herald, June 1st, 1880, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1880 (PDF) Supplement To The Saints' Herald, June 1st, 1880, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1880 (PDF)
by Israel L. Rogers
3 pages. Reports of Bishop's Agents for the RLDS Church for the year ending March 1, 1880.
Supplement To The Saints' Herald, June 15, 1881, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1881 (PDF) Supplement To The Saints' Herald, June 15, 1881, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1881 (PDF)
by Israel L. Rogers
4 pages. Reports of Bishop's Agents for the RLDS Church for the year ending February 28, 1881.
Supplement To The Saints' Herald, May 15, 1882, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1882 (PDF) Supplement To The Saints' Herald, May 15, 1882, Reports Of Bishop's Agents, 1882 (PDF)
by Henry A. Stebbins
4 pages. Reports of Bishop's Agents for the RLDS Church for the year ending February 28, 1882.
July 13, 2017
The Saints' Herald vol. 67, 1920 (PDF) The Saints' Herald vol. 67, 1920 (PDF)
edited by Frederick M. Smith
1,260 pages. Articles include Continued Revelation (editorial), The Pay Of Missionaries (editorial), The Gathering by E. L. Kelley, The Prophetic Conning Tower by S.W.L. Scott, Receiving Revelations (editorial), School Of The Prophets (editorial), The Kirtland Safety Anti-Banking Company, The Holy Scriptures - Inspired Version by Frederick A. Smith, President Smith's View On Democracy In The Church (editorial), Theocracy (editorial), Knowledge Of God Essential To Life Eternal by R. S. Salyards, The Formula Used In Confirmation (editorial), The Grove-The Youth-The Vision by Vida E. Smith, The Position Of Woman In The Church (editorial), and many more.
July 8, 2017
The Saints' Herald vol. 65, 1918 (PDF) The Saints' Herald vol. 65, 1918 (PDF)
edited by Frederick M. Smith
1,256 pages. Articles include Blue Pencil Notes, Seers, Faith And origin Of The Churches by J. F. Mintun, And Gross Darkness The People by H. A. Stebbins, Zion And Education by George N. Briggs, Our Hawaiian Number, The Coming Of Christ And Jerusalem Delivered by Henry A. Stebbins, The Storehouse by M. F. Gowell, The Thousand Years' Reign by J. W. Wight, Songs And Poems Of Bishop R. C. Evans, When And How Are Men Saved by Chris B. Hartshorn, The Two Covenants By S. S. Smith, Origin Of The Book Of Mormon, and many more.
July 4, 2017
The Gospel Standard, vol. 1 (1902) The Gospel Standard, vol. 1 (1902)
edited by W. J. Haworth
96 pages. Published at Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia. Articles include Light And Truth, The Mormons, Rays Of Heavenly Light, The Everlasting Gospel, Obedience by J. D. Imrie, The Restored Gospel by J. Kaler, From The Watch-Tower by Gomer R. Wells, True Religion by C. A. Butterworth, The Great Salvation by C. A. Butterworth, Revelation Of To-Day, Does The Holy Spirit Deceive? by L. A. Gould, The Holy Spirit's Work In The Church by John Kaler and many more.
The Gospel Standard, vol. 2 (1903) The Gospel Standard, vol. 2 (1903)
edited by Gomer R. Wells
96 pages. Published at Wallsend (No. 1-3) and Balmain (No. 4-12) New South Wales, Australia. Articles include Sanctified, Rays Of Living Light, The Thief On The Cross, Faith In Jesus Christ, Gospel Talks by J. Clark, The Infants And The Church, I Have Warned You And Forewarned You, Who Shall Administer?, Surplus, The Sabbath, Asleep In Jesus, Born Again; How?, and many more.
Supplement To The Gospel Standard. Report of Bishop G. Lewis For Year Ending December 31, 1902. (1903) (PDF) Supplement To The Gospel Standard. Report of Bishop G. Lewis For Year Ending December 31, 1902. (1903) (PDF)
by George G. Lewis
1 page. Report for tithes and offerings for Hamilton, Balmain, Wallsend, Nambucca, Tuncurry and Brisbane Branch and Victoria District.
The Gospel Standard, vol. 3 (1904) The Gospel Standard, vol. 3 (1904)
edited by Gomer R. Wells
also edited by W. J. Haworth
96 pages. Published at Balmain, New South Wales (No. 1-8) and Hawthorne, Victoria (No. 9-12) Australia. Articles include John's Baptism by L. A. Gould, The Seal Of God And The Mark Of The Beast by W. J. Haworth, Divine Healing; Does Sickness, Deformity, Etc., Come From The Devil? by J. H. N. Jones, He That Believeth, Who Changed The Sabbath? by W. J. Haworth, The Jewish Sabbath by A. C. Barmore, Christ's Bride by W. J. Haworth, What Shall We Do To Be Saved? by A. C. Barmore, Is Baptism Necessary To Salvation? by Paul M. Hanson, and many more.
June 25, 2017
The Saints' Herald, vol. 78, 1931 (PDF) The Saints' Herald, vol. 78, 1931 (PDF)
edited by Frederick M. Smith
1,256 pages. Articles include The Covenant of the Lord's Supper by Frederick M. Smith, Let the Church move forward by The First Presidency, Atonement by John W. Rushton, Teamwork by Evan A. Fry, Divine Imperatives by F. Henry Edwards, Hot Drinks by H. O. Smith, Righteousness And Prosperity by J. A. Koehler, Reaching The Source Of Spiritual Power by Evan A. Fry, The Way Of Salvation by W. J. Haworth, Social Aspects Of The Message Of Jesus by A. B. Phillips, Blue Pencil Notes by Elbert A. Smith, Our Creed, All Truth by S. A. Burgess, Defiling The Temple by Evan A. Fry and many more.
The Legal Successor In The Presidency Of The Church, A Review Of Priesthood And Presidency by Elder C. W. Penrose, and Succession In The Church, Etc., by Elder B. H. Roberts, Of The Utah Church [The Gospel Banner vol. 5 no. 2], 1898 (PDF) The Legal Successor In The Presidency Of The Church, A Review Of "Priesthood And Presidency" by Elder C. W. Penrose, and "Succession In The Church," Etc., by Elder B. H. Roberts, Of The Utah Church [The Gospel Banner vol. 5 no. 2], 1898 (PDF)
by J. W. Wight
42 pages. Discusses the claims of two publications by members of the LDS Church. Refutes the claim that the Church became disorganized "'because' the president [Joseph Smith, Jr.] was killed, but as a result of departing from the faith on the part of many of the leading men in the church-Brigham Young especially included..."
Book Of Mormon Talks [Birth Offering Series no. 4], 1908 (PDF) Book Of Mormon Talks [Birth Offering Series no. 4], 1908 (PDF)
by Hyrum O. Smith
194 pages. Number 4 of the Birth Offering Series. Two talks about the Book of Mormon as explained by a father to his children. Discusses "…what the book is; what it claims to be, and whether it is a new Bible, and whether it claims to take the place of the Bible or not."
Book Of Mormon Lectures, 1901 (PDF) Book Of Mormon Lectures, 1901 (PDF)
by Henry A. Stebbins
298 pages. A series of nine sermons on the evidences of the Book of Mormon delivered in the Saints' Church, Independence, Missouri, on the evenings of February 13-21, 1894. Corrected and revised edition.
June 11, 2017
Millennial state. No. 2. By Isaac Sheen And The Way Of Life By T. W. Smith, n.d. [1866] (PDF) Millennial state. No. 2. By Isaac Sheen And The Way Of Life By T. W. Smith, n.d. [1866] (PDF)
4 pages. Provides information on the City of Zion, or New Jerusalem, how it will be built, who shall inhabit it, etc. Originally printed in The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 9 pg. 82 (March 15, 1866). Also contains a short article by T. W. Smith on salvation. Originally printed in The True Latter Day Saints' Herald vol. 9 pg. 136 (May 1, 1866).
What Did Jesus Preach? [Angel Message Series Chapter 1], n.d. (PDF) What Did Jesus Preach? [Angel Message Series Chapter 1], n.d. (PDF)
by Elbert A. Smith
16 pages. Briefly describes the ministry of Jesus. Jesus preached about having faith in God, repentance, baptism of water and of the spirit, the laying on of hands, resurrection of the dead, the judgment, and abiding in the doctrine of Christ.
The Resurrection And The Eternal Judgment [The Busy Man's Tract], n.d. (PDF) The Resurrection And The Eternal Judgment [The Busy Man's Tract], n.d. (PDF)
by Elbert A. Smith
8 pages. Briefly discusses resurrection and eternal judgment. "There is to be a great final time of judgment, happy for some, sad for others. 'He hath appointed a day, in the which he will judge the world in righteousness by that man whom he hath ordained.'-Acts 17: 31. Certain momentous events are to precede the final judgment."
The One Body Or, The Church Of Christ Under The Apostleship, And Under The Apostasy No. 20 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1881] (PDF) The "One Body" Or, The Church Of Christ Under The Apostleship, And Under The Apostasy No. 20 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1881] (PDF)
by Thomas W. Smith
12 pages. Discusses the Church of Christ. "The phrase "church" is used to designate a particular congregation of believers united in the gospel order; also the collective body of believers made up of all the churches throughout the world, and in all ages. Paul generally named the different congregations or assemblies, as churches. The word 'church' occurs about sixty-four times in the New Testament; the term 'Church of God' seven times; and the word 'churches' about thirty-four times."
May 28, 2017
Objections Examined [The Gospel Banner vol. 8 no. 2], 1901 (PDF) Objections Examined [The Gospel Banner vol. 8 no. 2], 1901 (PDF)
by Joseph Smith III
48 pages. Sermon by President Joseph Smith III of the RLDS Church, delivered on September 2, 1900. He makes a statement regarding Joseph Smith, Jr (his father) seeing an angel in the grove during the first vision experience, "I may be pardoned this morning if my discourse be somewhat discursive, and I review, as rapidly as I may, some of the things which have been done in the spiritual realm of controversy since this church was organized April 6, 1830. In the first place the statement made by the angel to him who was chosen as the earthly instrument by which the church should be represented abroad, and should find its organization, was that the declarations of belief, or the creeds, were an abomination in God's sight."
Valid Christian Baptism [The Gospel Standard Library No. 1], 1902 (PDF) Valid Christian Baptism [The Gospel Standard Library No. 1], 1902 (PDF)
by Walter J. Haworth
52 pages. Discusses the elements of Christian baptism, including how one should be baptized (by immersion, sprinkling, pouring, etc.), who are the proper subjects for baptism, why a believer should be baptized (belief is not enough), and by whom (that is, who has authority to baptize).
Save Yourselves [The Gospel Banner vol. 6 no.3], 1899 (PDF) Save Yourselves [The Gospel Banner vol. 6 no.3], 1899 (PDF)
by Isaac M. Smith
40 pages. Discusses salvation. "I know it is a common idea, or at least it is one that is frequently taught, that there is nothing for man to do, so far as the salvation of his soul is concerned, only to believe on the Lord Jesus Christ…but while we believe that faith is absolutely necessary, and that it is impossible to please God without it, we also believe that there are certain works required on the part of men, which are just as essential, just as necessary to his salvation, as it is that he believe. Now, if you take the position that men are saved by faith alone, then it seems to me that you would have to admit that Satan himself will be saved, because the Apostle James has said: 'Thou believes that there is one God; thou doest well; the devils also believe, and tremble' So you see if you have nothing only faith to recommend you to God, you have the same that they have."
Utah Mormons Repudiate Joseph Smith, The Prophet [The Gospel Banner Vol. 9 No. 1 Extra A], 1902 (PDF) Utah Mormons Repudiate Joseph Smith, The Prophet [The Gospel Banner Vol. 9 No. 1 Extra A], 1902 (PDF)
by Amante Luce
40 pages. "Reader, are you a member of the Utah Mormon church? If so, read this pamphlet. It is written especially for your benefit. You believe Joseph Smith was a prophet of God. Therefore, let us compare the most important doctrine of the Utah church with his revelations, as published in your own edition of the Doctrine and Covenants. To determine what the doctrines of your church are, we shall appeal to the teachings of its recognized authorities, as set forth in your own church publications."
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The Apostacy And Restoration Questions Invited To Be Called For No. 301 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1916] (PDF) The Apostacy And Restoration Questions Invited To Be Called For No. 301 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1916] (PDF)
by John W. Rushton
20 page tract by Apostle John W. Rushton of the RLDS Church. Brother Rushton states, "One of the most prolific sources of misunderstanding in regard to religion is the refusal to acknowledge that there has been a universal departure from the original gospel as taught by Christ. Most people are aware that such an event as the Reformation was the reactionary result of the great abuses which had obtained in the Roman Catholic Church; yet it seldom occurs to the minds of these people that to concede the need of a reformation is a tacit admission that an apostasy from the true gospel had taken place; otherwise the so-called reformation was not only unnecessary, but actually an evil."
January 8, 2017
Reorganization Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints No. 201 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1910] (PDF) Reorganization Of The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints No. 201 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1910] (PDF)
by Amante Luce
12 page tract discussing four questions: 1. Do the revelations of God through Joseph the Seer make ample provision for a reorganization of the church? 2. Does rejection of the first organization imply rejection of either the membership or priesthood of all the individuals composing that body? 3. Is the Utah church itself a reorganization? 4. Is the idea of reorganization in conflict with Daniel 2: 44?
Endowment For Witnessing [Audio Sermon], n.d. (mp3) Endowment For Witnessing [Audio Sermon], n.d. (mp3)
by Roy A. Cheville
48 minute sermon. Brother Cheville discusses the great commission and sharing the gospel of Jesus Christ. He also relates several experiences where he was spoken to in tongues about his ministry and how he was converted to the gospel through endowed witnessing.
A Revelation And Prophecy: By The Prophet, Seer And Revelator, Joseph Smith. Given December 25, 1832 No. 39 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1910] (PDF) A Revelation And Prophecy: By The Prophet, Seer And Revelator, Joseph Smith. Given December 25, 1832 No. 39 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1910] (PDF)
by Joseph Smith, Jr.
Prophecy given by Joseph Smith, Jr on December 25, 1832 in which he stated that a war would begin in South Carolina which would divide the southern states from the northern states of America. Copied from the "Pearl of Great Price," published at Liverpool, England, in 1851.
Sadie And Her Pets; And Other Stories [Birth Offering Series no. 6], 1905 (PDF) Sadie And Her Pets; And Other Stories [Birth Offering Series no. 6], 1905 (PDF)
by Pebble (Estella Wight)
Novel written for the young people of the RLDS Church as part of the Birth Offering Series. Includes a story about a young girl named Sadie Gray, Joe a story for boys, Aunt May's talks with her boys and girls as well as many other short stories.
January 1, 2017
The Great Restoration [The Busy Man's Tract], n.d. (PDF) The Great Restoration [The Busy Man's Tract], n.d. (PDF)
by Elbert A. Smith
12 page tract for "The Busy Man" designed to be read in three minutes. Briefly describes how Jesus organized his church which was followed by a great apostasy after his death, which had been foretold by the prophets. Also describes the restoration of the gospel which was also foretold by the prophets.
The Old Jerusalem Gospel Restored No. 35 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1900] (PDF) The Old Jerusalem Gospel Restored No. 35 [Tracts By Numbers], n.d. [1900] (PDF)
by Arthur B. Phillips
12 page tract published by the RLDS Church. Quotes the words of Jesus from scripture to describe the truth of his gospel message which is not the same message taught by many creeds and churches based on the doctrines of men. Tract No. 39 A Revelation And Prophecy by Joseph Smith, Jr. is printed on the back page.
The Apostolic Office No. 303 [Tracts By Numbers], 1908 (PDF) The Apostolic Office No. 303 [Tracts By Numbers], 1908 (PDF)
by Paul M. Hanson
Tract by Paul M. Hanson of the RLDS Church. Headings include; the apostolic office, the calling of an apostle, qualifications of an apostle, the apostolic office was continued in the church, apostles were not the "foundation" of the church, Peter was not the "rock" upon which the church was built, and much more. 28 pages total.
Our Standard Of Belief [Audio Sermon], n.d. (mp3) Our Standard Of Belief [Audio Sermon], n.d. (mp3)
by Evan A. Fry
15 minute Audio sermon by Evan A. Fry on the Bible. He states, "Latter Day Saints believe the Bible more fully, more completely than many other peoples who conveniently ignore or overlook whatever does not agree with their hereditary doctrine and teaching." And, "The Bible is, and will continue to be, our standard of belief, against which we check all doctrine, all church organization, all ritual, all morality and ethics. The Bible is and will continue to be the compass that points us to God, the manual which we follow in our striving and seeking for eternal life.
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