Conspiracy’ by Gary Allen” is not there 10. If one views the conference video 11 of April 6th 1972 (included in the supporting material), he/she will see and hear him say it — just as the vast majority of LDS members who watched or listened to conference witnessed him say it, and did not act upon it.
The Lord Jesus Christ has made it clear that part of being a stalwart saint worthy of His Kingdom includes developing a keen discernment between what is truly of Him and what is of Lucifer. Ignorance of how the adversary works in this world — and the manner in which he subtly crafts profound evil to appear as benign or even benevolent — is not a virtue, it is a crippling handicap.
“Therefore, be ye as wise as serpents and yet without sin.”
Doctrine and Covenants 111:11
“I send you forth as sheep in the midst of wolves: be ye therefore wise as serpents, and harmless as doves.”
It Is Our Personal Spiritual Duty
To Discern Wolves And Serpents
Exposing the roots of the kingdom of the devil causes it to be ineffectual, because it can no longer deceive. Being thus awake, one is unable to be fooled, manipulated, or swayed ever again by the rhetoric, mimicking, and deceptions of Satan’s followers. Additionally, along with one’s burning testimony that Jesus is the Christ, and one’s testimony that the Bible and the Book of Mormon are the word of God via His chosen prophets, one will have a burning desire to empower others to wake up to knowledge that will powerfully aid their ability to discern true good from true evil.
If we are to believe the Book of Mormon — if we wish to honor Moroni’s warning — we believing Gentiles of these final days need to understand that we have been commanded to look, recognize, and fully wake up to the agenda and identity of the members of secret combinations and their hidden works. It is not enough to dismiss these matters along the lines of, “Sure, there’s corruption happening somewhere, by somebody, and that’s a bummer.”
We must first humble ourselves by admitting that we truly don’t know exactly what and who Moroni is warning us about. Then we must desire to know. Once we take our own initiative to develop discernment, the Lord will guide us to understand and identify who is involved, what is being planned and enacted, why these things are being done (the agenda and motives), how it is being accomplished (or will be), how their agenda affects us, and