Gary, I accept Elder Maxwells comments with all my heart, as that is the way I have always beloved. However how does this reconcile with Elder Nelsons article in the Ensign where he appears to say something very different?
George ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gerald Smith" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Wednesday, May 28, 2003 7:20 PM Subject: [ZION] God's love > Some on the list have mentioned in the past that God does not love > sinners, and tried to use recent statements on "unconditional" love to > prove their point. > > I'd like to quote Elder Neal Maxwell, perhaps the current scriptural > scholar among the apostles, and definitely the most eloquent and prolific > writer amongst them. In his book "These things shall give thee > experience", he states the following concerning God's "perfect love": > > "God loves us all-- saint and sinner alike -- with a perfect and > everlasting love. We have His love, if not His approval. It is our love > for Him that remains to be developed. " > > IOW, God loves all, but His approval is dependent upon our obedience and > faithfulness. > > > K'aya K'ama, > > Gerald (Gary) Smith > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > http://www.geocities.com/rameumptom/index.html LDS Evidences, > Family History, Food Storage, etc. > > //////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// // > /// 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 PROTECTED] EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] TOPICA - Start your own email discussion group. FREE! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/create/index2.html ==^================================================================