Sunday, March 7, 2010

All About Eve

Jim and I went to hear my mom speak about Eve at the Lion House a while ago. The speach itself was pretty incredible, but particularly this jaw dropping quote from Joseph Smith. I've included the whole context and source.

The Words of Joseph Smith by Ehat and Cook P. 63

"9February 1841 (Tuesday).
McIntire Minute Book

Joseph said in answer to Mr stout that Adam Did Not Comit sin in [e]ating the fruits for God had Decred that he should Eat & fall--But incomplyance with the Decree he should Die-only he should Die was the saying of the Lord therefore the Lord appointed us to fall & also Redeemed us--for where sin a bounded Grace did Much more a bound --for Paul says Rom--5.10 for if-- when were enemys we were Reconciled to God by the Death of his Son, much more, being Reconciled, we shall be saved by his Life--

This report of the Prophet's remarks at the Nauvoo Lyceum is here published for the first time.
Hosea Stout"

Love it! Meanwhile I have been painting these pieces for the front of her audio Download for Deseret Book.

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