Category Archives: Responding to LDS Missionaries

Commentary on the Restoration Pamphlet

It will be beneficial to have a good understanding of the LDS teachings addressed in this pamphlet. Otherwise you might get distracted and confused (even troubled) by what it says. Please note, however, that many of these topics are ones we advise you not to address with the missionaries. They are topics which can easily…
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Commentary on Plan of Salvation Pamphlet

Have a copy of the Plan of Salvation pamphlet in front of you as you read through this brief commentary.  It is important to remember that the purpose of this commentary is not to give you topics with which to talk with the missionaries.  Rather it is to answer questions that might be raised as…
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Commentary on “The Gospel of Jesus Christ” Pamphlet

As with the other commentaries on LDS pamphlets, the purpose of this commentary is not to give you topics on which to witness. Rather it is to help you understand the pamphlet, so you are not bothered or confused by it. Witnessing ideas are offered in other articles. Overview The Gospel of Jesus Christ introduces…
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Commentary and Article on “His Grace Is Sufficient”

This is the title of a talk by Brad Wilcox, a BYU professor, originally given in 2011. An edited version was published in the September 2013 edition of the LDS monthly magazine, the Ensign.  What is interesting is that the editors of the Ensign removed many of his more Christian sounding statements. LDS missionaries and…
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Commentary on “The Gift of Grace”

This is the title of a talk given by President Dieter F. Uchtdorf in the April 2015 General Conference. Uchtdorf is a member of the First Presidency (a position higher than the 12 Apostles) and thus his talk carries great weight. Some LDS missionaries and members give Christians a copy of it. They believe it…
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