And do you realize how boring it is to be a sealer? Saying all those words, over and over again, and trying to pronounce those ferin names and all.
Now, working in Initiatories - THAT is a true privilege! Jon ----- Original Message ----- From: "Stephen Beecroft" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, December 21, 2002 12:50 AM Subject: RE: [ZION] can't be a sealer > -Paul- > > No one got back on the subject of why a man can't be a sealer in > > the temple if he has been divorced even by no fault of his own. > > I don't know why. I don't think it matters. Being a sealer is not a > right, and in the strict sense is not even a privilege. It is a calling, > just like being a gospel doctrine teacher or a bishop or an apostle. We > don't control our callings. We merely accept them as they come. If the > Lord's Church has a policy not to call divorced men as sealers, what of > it? A man needn't be a sealer to gain eternal life. He needn't even hold > any certain Priesthood office, so long as he holds the Priesthood > itself. > > Whether we work as a sealer in the temple, or as the prophet to head the > Church, or as one who opens a dispensation, is as irrelevant to our > salvation and exaltation as whether we were asked to be the second grade > hall monitor during the first week of the year when we were seven. If we > seek after God and do as we're asked, we will inherit the unimaginable > -- all that the Father hath. I'm just glad we have temple sealers. I'm > also glad we have brain surgeons, but I don't particularly want to be > one. > > Stephen > > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// / > > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// 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 ==^================================================================