Quote mining/Doctrines of Salvation/DoS 1:136:Analysis

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And men for certain crimes have had to atone as far as they could for their sins wherein they have placed themselves beyond the redeeming power of the blood of Christ.

But that the Church practices "Blood Atonement" on apostates or any others, which is preached by ministers of the "Reorganization" is a damnable falsehood for which the accusers must answer.

And men for certain crimes have had to atone as far as they could for their sins wherein they have placed themselves beyond the redeeming power of the blood of Christ.

Analysis

  • The authors omit the careful qualifier that the Church does not practice this doctrine—Pres. Smith is speaking in theoretical terms, which the author's disguise.