The Truth about Mormonism
As Paul, I am an ambassador of Jesus Christ's

The LDS church, whether called Mormon or not, is in no way part of the Biblical Christian church. I am not saying that there are no members who are saved, who have just not come out of that church. But the LDS church on a whole comes with a different message, contrary to the teachings of the Bible.

Joseph Smith's actions and words clearly claimed that the book of Mormon was given to him because the Bible throughout time became corrupt. This teaching goes against the true Bible. Read this scripture:

Psalm 12:6-7 "The words of the Lord are pure words: as silver tried in a furnace of earth, purified seven times. Thou shalt keep them, O Lord, thou shalt preserve them from this generation for ever."

For the Book of Mormon to be correct, the Bible cannot be correct--they cannot both be correct. Hence no matter what the Book of Mormon does NOT coincide with The Bible.

Please see: http://scriptures.lds.org/js_h/1. On this page you will find Joseph Smith explaining that he saw different Christian churches not agreeing (Presbyterians, Baptists, and Methodists). Joseph said that he prayed to God to know which church was correct. Joseph Smith said that "God" came with "Jesus" to Joseph and told Joseph to listen to "His (God's) Son" (there at the time). He said that "Jesus" told him (right there personally) that none of the churches were correct, that they were all corrupt. See number "19," on the page (http://scriptures.lds.org/js_h/1).

Now go back to that page and read number "34", which goes on to say what else Joseph claims "Jesus" said to him.

34 He ["Jesus"] said there was a book deposited, written upon gold plates, giving an account of the former inhabitants of this continent, and the source from whence they sprang. He also said that the ful[l]ness of the everlasting Gospel was contained in it, as delivered by the Savior to the ancient inhabitants;

See where this says, "The fullness of the everlasting Gospel was contained in it...Ē If Joseph believed the Bible had the fullness of the everlasting Gospel in it, then why does he claim that God had to give it to him in this other book, a book that was not The Bible?

Fact is, Joseph did not believe that the Bible had the Ďful[l]ness of the everlasting Gospel' in it. Joseph believed that the teachings of the Presbyterians, the Baptists, and the Methodists were totally corrupted. Read that site, and see it for yourself. Joseph Smith came with a DIFFERENT gospel than that which is in The Holy Bible.

God's Word says:

Galatians 1:8 "But though we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel unto you than that which we have preached unto you, let him be accursed."

The Bible is proven over and over again, to be the true Word of God. It is by faith that we believe on Jesus Christ, and faith comes by hearing The Word of God! Satan is who would want to nullify the authenticity of The Word of God and bring it down to below the level of the Book of Mormon and elevate the Book of Mormon over The Bible. It is Satan who would say that the Book of Mormon has the truth, and that The Bible is lacking. It is Satan who has attempted throughout the history of man, to take away the validity of God's Word.

We must not dismiss the question of IS the Book of Mormon is a true word from God, nor should we ever listen to someone who claims that the contents in it points to who the Book of Mormon calls Jesus and salvation in him. We must never take a bite of blaspheme, because someone tells us to. We must always look to Godís true Word, the Holy Bible, for our instructions in righteousness.

The Jesus of the Book of Mormon is no more the Jesus of The Bible, than the god of the Muslim church (Allah) is the God of The Bible. The Jesus of the Book of Mormon is not "One with The Father" -- he is the brother of Lucifer, married with children, and his father (the true Mormon god) is a man from a different planet who attained the position of the god of this planet.

Donny Osmond is a famous Mormon, who on his site is quite outspoken for his faith. Go to http://www.osmond.com/ and click on Donny and scroll down to where he has a link about his faith. Go to the two 'question' links and read it for yourself, do specific word searches once there. (Notice on the question Donny answers pertaining to men of the Mormon Church becoming gods; Donny finds it something to look forward to in this life.) - February 2010 update: Donny's site has changed. He now speaks differently on this topic. I can no longer find him saying, "It is something to look forward to," when speaking about being a god some day. I have to wonder if someone suggested he remove it.

The "Biblical Jesus Christ", is The Lord God and Risen Savior. He is the only way!

And God's Word will NEVER fade.

Isaiah 40:8 "The grass withereth, the flower fadeth: but the word of our God shall stand for ever." (The Holy Bible, The Word of God)

As Paul was, I am an ambassador for Jesus Christ, and I will speak boldly, as I out to speak.

Ephesians 6:20 "For which I am an ambassador in bonds: that therein I may speak boldly, as I ought to speak."

I will not dismiss the question of if the Mormon book is of God. GOD would NOT have me dismiss such -- I am told by God to not trust every spirit, but to test the Spirit and see if it be of God.

1 John 4:1 "Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world."

Jesus Christ is the Word made Flesh; He is God in The Flesh. The Book of Mormon does not teach this.

John 1:1 "In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." ...John 1:14 "And the Word was made flesh, and dwelt among us, (and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father,) full of grace and truth."

1 John 4:3 "And every spirit that confesseth not that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh is not of God: and this is that spirit of antichrist, whereof ye have heard that it should come; and even now already is it in the world."

I put nothing before God. My first allegiance is to The True God of The Bible. And God Himself puts His Word above His very name!

Psalm 138:2 "I will worship toward thy holy temple, and praise thy name for thy lovingkindness and for thy truth: for thou hast magnified thy word above all thy name."

Revelation 19:13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God." ('he' is referring to Jesus Christ, read the chapter in Revelation.)

Yes, God's Word is of the most importance. And I totally and indefatigably trust my God to do as HE said He would do, that He preserves his Word forever - and that would include every generation!

False prophecy is that which claims to be the Word of God, and is not. False prophecy is NO little thing with God. We are to line up all teachings that claim to be of God, with the Word of God, and if they do NOT fully and totally line up with The Word of God, we are to dismiss them entirely!

Revelation 22:18-19 "For I testify unto every man that heareth the words of the prophecy of this book, If any man shall add unto these things, God shall add unto him the plagues that are written in this book: And if any man shall take away from the words of the book of this prophecy, God shall take away his part out of the book of life, and out of the holy city, and from the things which are written in this book."

The Book of Mormon is false prophecy; itís very reason for being is an offense to The Word of God. Joseph Smith's account for how his Book of Mormon came to be and for just what it is, says that the Bible is wrong and he was given the "fullness of the gospel." Read what God's Word says to us true believers:

Romans 16:17-18 "Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences contrary to the doctrine which ye have learned; and avoid them. For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly; and by good words and fair speeches deceive the hearts of the simple."

Anyone who comes with a message that seeks to get people to even consider the Book of Mormon as a true Word of God, comes to cause division and offences to true doctrine of The Holy Bible. And scripture says we are to mark such a person and avoid them.

Revelation 6:9 And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:

© Debra J.M. Smith 2006

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