But we won't be performing it, so we will be OK with PETA. Well, on that one issue at least.
Jon John W. Redelfs wrote: > Speaking of PETA, I just found another source for my claim that animal > sacrifice will be restored in this dispensation. It is in the correlated > CES student manual for the Old Testament 1 King through Malachi on page 287. > > --- > (27-32) Ezekiel 43:18-27. What Sacrifices Will Be Offered in the Temple? > > President Joseph Fielding Smith explained: > > "When these temples [the temple seen by Ezekiel and others to be built in > the New Jerusalem] are built, it is very likely that provisions will be > made for some ceremonies and ordinances which may be performed by the > Aaronic Priesthood and a place provided where the sons of Levi may offer > their offering in righteousness. This will have to be the case because all > things are to be restored. There were ordinances performed in ancient > Israel in the tabernacle when in the wilderness, and after it was > established at Shiloh in the land of Canaan, and later in the temple built > by Solomon. The Lord has informed us that this was the case, and has said > that in those edifices ordinances for the people were performed.... > > "We are living in the dispensation of the fulness of times into which all > things are to gathered, and all things are to be restored since the > beginning. Even this earth is to be restored to the condition that > prevailed before Adam's transgression. Now in the nature of things, the > law of sacrifice will have to be restored, or all things which were decreed > by the Lord would not be restored. It will be necessary, therefore, for > the sons of Levi, who offered the blood sacrifices anciently in Israel, to > offer such a sacrifice again to round out and complete this ordinance in > this dispensation. Sacrifice by the shedding of blood was instituted in > the days of Adam and of necessity will have to be restored. > > "The sacrifice of animals will be done to complete the restoration when the > temple spoken of is built; at the beginning of the millennium, or in the > restoration, blood sacrifices will be performed long enough to complete the > fulness of the restoration in this dispensation. Afterwards sacrifice will > be of some other character." (Doctrines of Salvation, 3:93-94) > --- > > Just imagine how that would freak out PETA if they are still > around. Something tells me they will be extinct when that day comes. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^================================================================ This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^================================================================