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UGP 033 - Lisa Brockman - Grace and an intimate God

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Deciding to stand firm of proving what she believed through Mormonism, Lisa agreed to study the Bible confident she could defend her faith. The gods of her life began to be exposed by God for how weak, small and lifeless they were. December 20, 1990, all the chains and addictions fell off. Being compelled to love she had a desire to share with her parents, her family and all who would listen about the intimate God she had found.

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UGP 032 - Lisa Brockman interview - Life Shaking Grace

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UGP 031 - Joel - Lynn - How to hear from God

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Can I have a direct relationship with God without organized religion or the Church? We must figure out truth. Performance based religions have an authority based structure of who can hear from God. Jesus is our mediator, we have direct access no need for anyone else but is there a biblical paradigm from hearing from God?

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UGP 030 - Anna Bannister - A closer look at Romance and Mormon conversion

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Warnings were given to Anna to be careful of what she read or researched because the devil is working against the one true church. Preparing to be baptized and join the Mormon Church she was so baffled when she began to see the church was hiding many things. The difference between what the Bible said and what the Book of Mormon said was drawing her to question what is truth.

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UGP 029 - Anna Bannister - Romance and the Mormon Conversion Process

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Anna raised in a Christian home was drawn to Mormonism through a romantic relationship. Drawn to the family unit and someone who was very dedicated to his faith. She was on the path to study Mormon scriptures, become baptized and become a member of the LDS Church.

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  • Grace by faith (Ephesians 2:8-9)

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Sometimes relationships blinds or clouds our perspective

UGP 028 - Micah Wilder - Inside Look - Adams Road Ministry

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Micah Wilder shares how God made a radical change in his life. Because he loved people so much he wanted to share what he found and he did so through a ministry called Adams Road. Five friends that had the same radical change and having a unique background of music started writing music and formed a band.

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UGP 027 - Grace and transformation -Stefan and Sarah Part 2

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Stefan and Sarah were a faithful LDS couple who began to read the Bible and ask questions regarding the differences between the Mormon faith and what the Bible said.

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  • God does not live in temples made with hands (Acts 7:48)

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Doubt is always the first penetration of new truth

Asking for the truth, scales fell from my eyes –Sarah

Jesus is enough-He is sufficient!

UGP 026 - Good Mormons Meet Grace - Stefan and Sarah

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Our guests are a married couple who were faithful to the LDS Church together. Stefan coming back from his Mormon mission on fire to live a faithful, worthy life as a husband and father. Desiring to be even more worthy after the birth of their first child, Stefan questioned his worthiness and began reading the Bible diligently with the Mormon scriptures.

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UGP 025 - Grace and Death to an Old Life

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What is it like to die to an old life and to move on to a new life? The fear of the unknown can sometimes be greater than what actually happens.

The Word of God has a patterned that tells us what to do for our entire life.

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UGP 024 - Grace - Why the Cost is Worth it - Alicia Wilder Part 2

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Confronting a family that for generations was LDS. Alicia began to understand that Jesus was more important than family. Holding on to faith and hope knowing that God was there she confronted the cost of losing family, friends and career and moved away from Utah and pursued following Jesus and the truth of His Word.

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UGP 023 - The Cost of Pursuing Grace - Alicia Wilder

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Alicia, Lynn’s daughter-in-law, grew up as a little “righteous girl”. Born into a Mormon family, she did her absolute best at living up to the standards but yet once in college at BYU felt like she was missing something, having uncertainties, feeling insecure and worthless.

SCRIPTURAL REFERENCES

  • Jesus is the Word (John 1)
  • Become like a child (Matthew 18:3-4)


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UGP 022 - From Mormon Romance to Jesus - Anna's Story Part 2

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Anna continues to share her story of validating and highlighting concerns she began to have about the Mormon faith. Comparing verses from the Bible and Mormon scripture, internet research and digging into apologetics. Struggling with what to believe, where true faith was and holding on to the romantic relationship she longed for she continued to study. Rejoice with Anna as she shares answers to prayer and the peace and joy she has finally found!

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UGP 021 - Drawn by Romance - Anna's Story Part 1

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Anna Banister was raised in a Christian family but was drawn away to Mormonism through a relationship with a Mormon man and his family. Mormonism taught her that the more persecution she received for pursuing Mormonism was a confirmation that she was choosing the right path.

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Mormonism was giving me control over my own salvation – Anna

UGP 020 - Transition, Grace and a Real God, Garron's Story Part 2

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Garron Brown shares the adventure God has taken him from the Mormon Church to belief in true Biblical Christianity. Garron’s spiritual thirst for God came from his feeling of drought even in the midst of a successful Mormon mission.

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  • All fall short of the glory of God (Romans 3:23)


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God is so faithful. He can take our ashes and build it into something beautiful-Garron

UGP 019 - Transition, Grace and Anger, Garron’s Story Part 1

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Garron Brown shares his testimony of growing up Mormon, being in seminary, his mission work and his turn just 7 months ago to a personal relationship with God.

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UGP 018 - What Makes it Performance-based Religion

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What is performance based religion?

The basis of eternal life is very different from a performance based religion than that of the New Testament scriptures. 

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UGP 017 - Lila LeBaron, Part 2

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Lila LeBaron’s testimony of forgiveness to her father and the timing of being willing to submit to God’s will for her life. Lila needed to forgive her father and the abuse that was experienced by her mother and her 32 brothers and sisters.

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UGP 016 - Lila LeBaron, Part 1

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Lila LeBaron’s testimony of being a part of a polygamist family from Mexico and her transition to Christianity.

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Be transformed by the renewing of your mind (Romans 12:2)

Perfect love casts out all fear (1 John 4:18)

We love him, because he first loved us (1 John 4:19)

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God heard my cry and prepared my own aunt and uncle to come back to the polygamist community to lead a Bible study.

UGP 015 - The Hurt and Healing of Transition

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Communication from LDS friends in transition. God is always at His work! The work of God is to draw people to faith in Jesus so they may know they have eternal life.

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  • God is a rewarder of those who seek him (Hebrews 11:6)
  • One God, One Mediator between God and man (2 Timothy 2:5)

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Read the scripture without any helps or cross references. Look with fresh eyes in a different translation

UGP 014 - Making a Grace Escape

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UGP 014: Making a Grace Escape 

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You can make an escape from performance based religion without anger and destroyed relationships. The zeal for the truth can have the opposite effect to those who aren’t ready to accept the truth.

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