Interesting -- I think you might have me there, at least partially, as I was unaware of the GBH quote. I suppose I should have defined the term more tightly and say that we don't *pray* to Jesus Christ.
Paul Osborne wrote: > Paul Osborne favored us with: > >What do you mean we don't worship Christ? I worship Jesus Christ and so > >do the prophets of every dispensation. > > >>Perhaps it would be more accurate to say that we don't pray to Jesus > >>Christ. We pray to the Father in the name of Jesus Christ. Anyway, > it is > >>impossible to worship one member of the Godhead without worshipping all > > >>three. They are that "one." --JWR > > I agree with you on this John and submit the following to Marc which I > think shows that we must worship Christ as well as his Father and not > just in name only: > > “They Spoke to Us,” Friend, Dec. 1998, 15 > > “President Gordon B. Hinckley: We believe in Christ. We worship Christ. > We take upon ourselves in solemn covenant His holy name. The Church to > which we belong carries His name. He is our Lord, our Savior, our > Redeemer through whom came the great Atonement with salvation and eternal > life.” > > Robert E. Wells, “Be a Friend, a Servant, a Son of the Savior,” Ensign, > Nov. 1982, 69 > “I said to my friend, “Please allow me to explain that we definitely are > Christians—we do worship God the Father and His Son Jesus Christ” > > Dallin H. Oaks, “Why Do We Serve?” New Era, Mar. 1988, 5 > “Service is an imperative for those who worship Jesus Christ.” > > “And again, when he bringeth in the firstbegotten into the world, he > saith, And let all the angels of God worship him.” Heb 1:6 > “And after he had said these words, he said unto me: Look! And I looked, > and I beheld the Son of God going forth among the children of men; and I > saw many fall down at his feet and worship him.” 1 Ne 11:24 > “And now behold, I say unto you that the right way is to believe in > Christ, and deny him not; and Christ is the Holy One of Israel; wherefore > ye must bow down before him, and worship him with all your might, mind, > and strength, and your whole soul; and if ye do this ye shall in nowise > be cast out.” 2 Ne 25:29 > “Hosanna! Blessed be the name of the Most High God! And they did fall > down at the feet of Jesus, and did worship him.” 3 Ne 11:17 > “And they did all, both they who had been healed and they who were whole, > bow down at his feet, and did worship him; and as many as could come for > the multitude did kiss his feet, insomuch that they did bathe his feet > with their tears.” 3 Ne 17:10 > Paul O > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed] > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Knowledge may give weight, but accomplishments give lustre, and many more people see than weigh.” – Lord Chesterfield Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 ==^^===============================================================