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We Thank Thee O God for the Urgent Invitations of a Prophet

We Thank Thee O God for the Urgent Invitations of a Prophet

Has President Nelson used the word urge before in extending invitations to members of the Church? He has, multiple times. His wife, Wendy Nelson, said that her husband will never command or be forceful, but that he will only urge or encourage when he invites people to take action. 

Find Your Spiritual Gifts

“My dear sisters, you have special spiritual gifts and propensities. Tonight I urge you, with all the hope of my heart, to pray to understand your spiritual gifts—to cultivate, use, and expand them, even more than you ever have. You will change the world as you do so.” Sisters’ Participation in the Gathering of Israel by President Russell M. Nelson

Study These Messages

“This has been an inspirational and historic conference. We look to the future with enthusiasm. We have been motivated to do better and to be better. The marvelous messages delivered from this pulpit by our General Authorities and General Officers and the music have been sublime! I urge you to study these messages, commencing this week. They express the mind and the will of the Lord for His people, today.” Becoming Exemplary Latter-day Saints By President Russell M. Nelson

Face Masks and Vaccines

By now, most are aware of the First Presidency’s statement in August 2021 regarding the COVID-19. They urged members to be vaccinated. A portion of their statement is below.

We find ourselves fighting a war against the ravages of COVID-19 and its variants, an unrelenting pandemic. We want to do all we can to limit the spread of these viruses. We know that protection from the diseases they cause can only be achieved by immunizing a very high percentage of the population.

To limit exposure to these viruses, we urge the use of face masks in public meetings whenever social distancing is not possible. To provide personal protection from such severe infections, we urge individuals to be vaccinated. Available vaccines have proven to be both safe and effective.

Below we have listed a few of the most recents invitations from President Nelson where he used the word “urge”.

Make an Appointment with the Lord

“I urge you to find a way to make an appointment regularly with the Lord—to be in His holy house—then keep that appointment with exactness and joy. I promise you that the Lord will bring the miracles He knows you need as you make sacrifices to serve and worship in His temples.” Becoming Exemplary Latter-day Saints – President Russell M. Nelson

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Stretch Beyond Your Current Ability 

“I urge you to stretch beyond your current spiritual ability to receive personal revelation, for the Lord has promised that “if thou shalt [seek], thou shalt receive revelation upon revelation, knowledge upon knowledge, that thou mayest know the mysteries and peaceable things—that which bringeth joy, that which bringeth life eternal.” Revelation for the Church, Revelation for Our Lives – President Russell M. Nelson

Temporal, Spiritual, and Emotional Preparation 

“For decades, the Lord’s prophets have urged us to store food, water, and financial reserves for a time of need. The current pandemic has reinforced the wisdom of that counsel. I urge you to take steps to be temporally prepared. But I am even more concerned about your spiritual and emotional preparation.” Embrace the Future with Faith – President Russell M. Nelson

Make Your Home a Holy Place

“As faith and holiness decrease in this fallen world, your need for holy places will increase. I urge you to continue to make your home a truly holy place “and be not moved” from that essential goal.” What We Are Learning and Will Never Forget – President Russell M. Nelson

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How Are You Doing?

Being reminded of these urgent invitations from the Lord’s mouthpiece is a meaningful practice. How are you doing in following these invitations? I’m reminded of the scripture in the book of James that invites us to take action when we learn the gospel: “But be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves.” – James 1:22

These words were echoed by King Benjamin when he said: “…and now, if you believe all these things see that ye do them.” – Mosiah 4:10

We are truly blessed to have a prophet of God. In a world that has a tumult of opinions and truth is hard to find, may we trust in the words of a living prophet and be willing to follow his invitations.

Phillip L.Hansen

Monday 22nd of November 2021

I have researched this during the past two years. The following is true. Contact me. Prove all things hold fast that which is good. 1 Thessalonians. 5:22

If you can show me where I am in error you have helped me. Know the facts based on the principles of science. I make it clear in the following. === "Trust and integrity are precious resources, easily squandered, hard to regain. They can thrive only on a foundation of respect and veracity " --Sissela bok. Lying, Moral Choice in Public and Private Life

How the world was fooled?

1- How did Wuhan Labs get a virus? 2- Where do research companies get the virus? 3- What is a virus? 4- Why is this covid-19 not going away? 5- How are we promoting it?

We need to know the answer to these five questions. We can not stop it until we know the answers. It will stop in a nanosecond if we all know why we have been deceived. "One man with courage and the truth is a majority." but no one is listening to that man because they bought into the narrative. That narrative is a bunch of smoke and mirrors. Heap Big Smoke but no fire.

1- How did Wuhan lab get the virus in the first place?

I will tell you where. Some companies extract viruses for genetic research. Where do you think they obtained those viruses? What do you know about that?

They need to extract them from a living organism. It can be from a plant, a bird, an insect, an animal or human and on and on. After extracted they need to isolate and purify the sample.

2- What is a virus? Now we are about to discover what a virus is and how it is obtained for genetic research.

In brief, the company will take a living organism it could be a fertilized egg or an aborted live fetus. They will infect that item with bacteria, to destroy the cells of that organism, which they will then extract the damaged cell remains, consisting of RNA and DNA for their genetic experiments. These can be used for either viral or genetic studies. Need we say more?

The PCR test identifies genetic material, meaning the Deoxyribonucleic acid and Ribonucleic acid. It is the same nucleic acids that serve the body cells, save the red blood cells that are manufactured in the bones.

That is exactly what viruses are; cell-free nucleic acids. They are the double helix cell-free (DNA) deoxyribonucleic acid and the single helix (RNA) cell-free ribonucleic acid or remains from the destroyed cells of our own body's bacterial infections.

DNA and RNA are two cell-free nucleic acids of our own body renamed viruses. However, their phosphoric acid causes inflammation. Our healthy alkaline body environment can neutralize it very quickly.

When a person consumes too many acid-forming foods it causes serious problems, so maintain the body pH somewhat alkaline between pH 7.4 and 8.

So now we can see the primary infections are infectious microbes destroying our cells, not any cell-free nucleic acids, viruses never were the primary infection.

These microbes consume carbohydrates, refined, cooked and processed foods. We eat a load of them, don't we? So when the temperature cools down, when we overindulge on Thanksgiving, have our Halloween candies and pumpkin pies, then Christmas goodies, we tend to overdo it too. So then we pay the price with the flu.

Can you extract DNA and RNA together?

"It is often useful to be able to isolate both RNA and DNA from the same biological specimen, especially when the sample is in short supply or when different manipulations are contemplated (for example, genomic PCR and RT-PCR)."

3- Where do research companies get the virus from?

I now can give you the answer. They get it from the companies that extract or harvest viruses as well as all the genetic material called nucleic acids.

4- Why is this covid-19 not going away? Can you now guess?

Some of you do not want to know, or if you do know, and if you are making a profit, because of others' ignorance, you don't want to lose that profit by exposing the truth. This is a misperson offence.

What is the truth? The truth is the other half of the right question? As long as we are asking the wrong question we will never learn the correct answer.

Just ask yourself, who are the people that are making a huge profit because of the pandemic. They don't want to see an end to the profit they are making. This has got to stop, because of that greed and dishonest corrupt attitude. Too many people died already because of the genetic experimental shots disguised as vaccines. This has been going on for the past Century almost. It has been promoted by the very Second World War chemical companies that have disguised themselves as the pharmaceutical industry. Are you getting the picture now, I'm sure you knew this.

5- How are you promoting it? Because you believe it is true without proof. Yes, without proof. I never received any proof, only stories.

The answer: The reason is that these questions remain a mystery and they are crucial to be answered and understood. But how do you understand? Do you know the answers now?

" 21 Prove all things; hold fast that which is good" 1 Thessalonians 5:21

You don't even realize you were promoting it. Yes you were promoting it because you did not know in the first place and (what it was or what it was not.) You could not even define it. Please try now

So now if you want to get the sources of this information I'll be glad to provide them. I left him out for the moment for brevity though it's not been too brief.

The truth never will rely on a lie or those who use fear while withholding the truth are not doing it for your good. They are the cons seeking to profit from your ignorance. So I hope this has provided somewhat of an eye-opener. Thank you for giving me this opportunity.


Wednesday 22nd of September 2021

Thank you for this beautiful article. Can you tell me where I could find the source for your quote from Wendy Nelson that says, “her husband will never command or be forceful, but that he will only urge or encourage when he invites people to take action.” Thank you.

Phillip L.Hansen

Monday 22nd of November 2021

@Ben Arkell, Thank you bro. Parnell. Phillip L Hansen. @Phillsspiceplus I am 81 and stood shoulder at a rally last week I was on my feet 7 hours. I recovered from MS and worked in the Health Food Industry 17 years. I have prayed and studied this pandemic that is no worse than the common flu. Confirmed by biologists and virologist from Stanford University along with seven other universities. Also 10,000 medical doctors and a thousand lawyers who are doing investigations because they say it's the worst crime ever committed Against Humanity. More people have died because of the lockdown and social distancing. The Masks are useless too.

The medical profession have used fear for many years to keep their patients but I took my chances with the guidance from our father in Heaven. That is how I overcame multiple sclerosis. I would love to hear from you because I think you are very good man.

I served my mission in Mexico and acted as French president the last 3 months of my nation.

Ben Arkell

Thursday 23rd of September 2021

I've included a video link where Sister Nelson shares that general idea >


Monday 20th of September 2021

I share all of this insight as a firm believer in Elder Neal L. Andersen’s address “The Prophet of God” given some years ago about following the prophet’s voice rigorously and exactly. Membership, especially in the pioneer corridor, have a tendency to go to extremes and look beyond the mark. For example, I have encountered members who refuse to eat any meat whatsoever unless it is winter because of the wording in the Word of Wisdom. Reasons like this are why church leaders have likewise counseled in conference to avoid blogs, but simply to dive in and look directly to the conference messages and Liahona for insight. Not just anti-Mormon blogs but well-intended members’ blogs, which can sometimes contain ”gospel according to” spin from self-appointed authorities-in-general, can be likewise misleading to their fellow members. :)


Sunday 19th of September 2021

Mayo Clinic updated guidelines as of today, September 20th, 2021:

“Do you still need to wear a facemask after you’re fully vaccinated?

“After you're fully vaccinated, the CDC recommends that it's ok not to wear a mask.”



Sunday 19th of September 2021

1: “We urge the use of face masks IN public meetings WHENEVER social distancing is not possible.” =/= “We urge the use of face masks .”


2. “ To provide personal protection from such severe infections, we urge individuals to be vaccinated.”

If you (1) already have the antibodies or (2) have consulted with a competent medical professional and then feel that the vaccine is unnecessary (Church handbook, which is what local leadership were instructed to refer to), you are totally fine abstaining.