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You can leave the church, but you can’t leave the church alone.

They just wanted to sin.

Once the prophet has spoken, the thinking has been done.

The wheat and the tares

Line upon line, precept upon precept

Special/choice spirit

Endure to the end

In a better place

God won’t give you more than you can handle.

Why can’t you just be gay quietly?

Gender is eternal. The binary is eternal.

God is male and white. We know this because all the white men who’ve seen him have told us he looks just like them.

If you don’t agree with the church, you’re going to burn in the last days.

Strengthen and nourish our bodies.

Spare us from harm or accident.

Grateful for moisture.

Tender mercies.

Follow the Prophet!

When Christ comes, the wicked will burn.

Everyone will confess that Mormonism is the truth, in the end.

We baptize everyone, but it only “counts” if they want it to.

Families are forever. Except if anyone leaves Mormonism. Then families are forever broken.

Sad Mormon Heaven.

Spirit prison

Kingdoms of glory

Outer Darkness

Natural Man (is an enemy to God)

Endure to the end.

But did you try reading The Book of Mormon with a sincere heart?

Did you go to the temple and ask God for answers?

Did you fast and pray?

You’ve lost the spirit.

The spirit goes to bed at midnight.

Your testimony/priesthood is showing.

Some so-called love isn’t really love.

God’s love is not unconditional.

You’re saved after all you can do.

That was all in the past.

The leaders were speaking as men, not as prophets.

The mantle is far, far greater than the intellect.

Follow the law, just like Jesus taught.

Jesus said love everyone, just don’t let them into temples.

Tithing is about covenants, not money.

The Lord will provide.

You can’t understand God or His reasoning.

This trial will prove your worthiness.

Prophets are fallible, but don’t you dare criticize them. Even if it’s the truth.

Some truth isn’t very useful.

There are no homosexuals in the church.

Women don’t need the priesthood; they have motherhood.

We don’t talk about Heavenly Mother because we’re protecting Her.

You’re a child of God; you don’t need other labels.

Don’t think of yourself as something sinful. No one is their sin.

We just want to talk.

Let me know if you need anything.

Can we come in and visit?

Everything happens for a reason.

Don’t listen to anti-Mormon lies.

Everything happens for a reason.

Satan is “upon” the waters.

Men can’t control their urges, so women have to.

Don’t delve into the mysteries

May I suggest research is not the answer?

Doubt your doubts.

People choose to be offended.

Jesus is offended by the word “Mormon.”

Please add your own in the comments!

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Author of The Bishop’s Wife mystery series, The Mormon Sabbatical Podcast, Princeton PhD, fiction editor at Exponent II, autist, she/her

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