We knew that the children of Ham were to be the “servant of servants”

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“In our first settlement in Missouri, it was said by our enemies that we intended to tamper with the slaves, not that we had any idea of the kind, for such a thing never entered our minds. We knew that the children of Ham were to be the “servant of servants,” and no power under heaven could hinder it, so long as the Lord would permit them to welter under the curse and those were known to be our religious views concerning them.”

Brigham Young (Journal of Discourses, vol. 2, p. 172).

You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely, disagreeable…

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“You see some classes of the human family that are black, uncouth, uncomely, disagreeable and low in their habits, wild, and seemingly deprived of nearly all the blessings of the intelligence that is generally bestowed upon mankind….Cain slew his brother.  Cain might have been killed, and that would have put a termination to that line of human beings.  This was not to be, and the Lord put a  mark upon him, which is the flat nose and black skin.”

Brigham Young (Journal of Discourses, vol. 7, p. 290).

Jeremy Runnells – A Letter to a CES Director

Angel Moroni

A current lifelong member, Jeremy was asked by a CES Director in April 2013 to share with him Jeremy’s questions and concerns regarding the LDS Church and its truth claims. The following letter is Jeremy’s response: A Letter to a CES Director

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