The Lord tells us he doesn't/shouldn't have to command in all things. The
WoW is written for the "weakest of saints." It is the minimum standard
for us to live by. As members mature, they tend to seek higher levels of
spirituality, and will often, through the Spirit, create their own
personal commandments. Why do so many members not drink caffeine drinks?
Because the Spirit has guided them to that decision. It becomes
personally binding on them, but not on others who are not prepared.
The gospel is like this in many things. The commandments give us minimum
compliance, and then the Spirit teaches us the higher things. This way,
we don't need to be slothful servants: commanded in all things. Do I need
the bishop to instruct me in every service project I am involved in? Of
course not. I should actively seek opportunities to do good works,
whether in the church or out. Do I pay just a tithe? Or do I consecrate
more of my funds by paying a very generous fast offering? No one commands
me just what amount I should pay for fast and other offerings. I follow
what the Spirit guides me to do.
So it is with the WoW. We grow in it as we grow in the Spirit.

K'aya K'ama,
Gerald/gary  Smith    gszion1    http://www
"No one is as hopelessly enslaved as the person who thinks he's free."  -
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

If the recommendations were changed to not include caffeine, why not,
we know the following about it?  I read or heard on the radio that
takes calcium from the bones.  If this is true, it seems likely that it 
should be included.

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