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The main verses of scripture that apply to this are D&C 76:86–88, which is in the section of D&C 76 that discusses those in the telestial kingdom: 86 These [those in the telestial kingdom] are they who receive not of his fulness in the eternal world, but of the Holy Spirit through the ministration of the terrestrial; 87 And the terrestrial ...


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Each passage was written for its times and its own purpose. The threats of intergenerational accountability (Exodus 20:5, Exodus 34:7, Numbers 14:18, Deuteronomy 5:9) were written to make the Jews really think about the consequences of worshipping other gods - they might not have been worried about their own fate, but what about their children and ...


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This sounds like a great question to ask on Catholic Culture but since that's not up, I'll give it a shot here. If therefore there are well-grounded reasons for spacing births, arising from the physical or psychological condition of husband or wife, or from external circumstances, the Church teaches that married people may then take advantage of the ...


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Doesn't this set NFP to the same level as contraception? To the question "Whether it is a mortal sin for a man to have knowledge of his wife, with the intention not of a marriage good* but merely of pleasure?," St. Thomas Aquinas answered: …if pleasure be sought in such a way as to exclude the honesty of marriage, so that, to wit, it is not as a wife ...



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