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No, Mormons do not believe that. The doctrine was never submitted to the councils of the Priesthood nor to the church for approval or ratification, and was never formally or otherwise accepted by the church. It is therefore in no sense binding upon the Church. Brigham Young's "bare mention" was "without indubitable evidence and authority being given of ...


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Thank you for your sincere question! First off, you are correct. The Journal of Discourses is not cannonized scripture and not considered doctrine (https://www.lds.org/topics/journal-of-discourses?lang=eng) The Journal of Discourses is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. It is a compilation of sermons and ...



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