Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters; Karma and Miracles Part 2

AndersEssays on Doctrine

Miracles and the Power to Perform Miracles In part 1 of this paper, we investigated karma and the cosmic law that one reaps what they sow and we also demonstrated how this law, in conjunction with eternal lives, nullifies salvation by temple ordinances. Moreover, we used scripture to establish the fact that the dark veil of unbelief must be removed if people are to hope for light and truth and miracles. Additionally, because karma follows souls in their eternal lives, it’s impossible for “priesthood” to simply be bestowed on the masses and expect miracles to follow! That’s an impossible proposition based on the Word of God which we will scrutinize more fully in this paper. … Read More

Cast Your Bread Upon the Waters; Karma and Miracles Part 1

AndersEssays on Doctrine

In the enigmatic and puzzling book known as Ecclesiastes we find this gem among the hardpan which reads, Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thou shalt find it after many days. (Eccl 11:1) Prophets throughout scripture have long recognized a singular truth which the Christian world at large seems to have forgotten despite its frequent repetition in the Word of God. Mormons in particular are guilty of an egregious oversight in their corpus of doctrine because of this recurrent theme in the Book of Mormon. What did the writer of Ecclesiastes have in mind with the words we quoted above? This verse simply refers to the cosmic law that you reap what you sow, otherwise known … Read More