The Money Spent by the LDS Church Today I was looking at the front page online edition of the Salt Lake Tribune. Their headline story got to me thinking…
In light of the recent articles we’ve posted about Joseph Smith, we’re wondering…what do you think Mitt Romney’s response would be if he was asked about Smith’s behavior?
Thought of the Day about the Jesus of Mormonism… Today I was just thinking on the statement made by the late Mormon prophet Gordon B. Hinckley;
People ask me all the time why I left the Mormon Church and so I finally put an article on the site and blog answering this question. Then I got to thinking more deeply about this question and I have to say that while my reasons wouldn’t necessarily change, there was one definitive reason that […]
Who Brings Salvation? Journal of Discourses 8:177; “For unbelievers we will quote from the Scriptures—”Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Christ is born of God.” Again—”Hereby know ye the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesseth that Jesus Christ is come in the flesh, is of God.” I will now give my scripture—”Whosoever confesseth that […]
It is not the work of God that is frustrated, but the work of men: You may not know it, but the phrase above comes from the inspired writings of Doctrine and Covenants. You will find that line of scripture in D&C 3:3. It reads once again, “It is not the work of God that […]
PRE-EXISTENCE DOCTRINE In John 3:1-15 we read Jesus saying: “That which is born of the flesh is flesh, and that which is born of the Spirit is spirit.” LDS doctrine of the pre-existence creates a number of dilemmas in light of this teaching:
AS GOD IS, MAN MAY BECOME Dear Mormons, do you know the the nature of God? Can you put into your words what God is really like to you? Odds are if we asked you to describe the nature of God your answer would be what you have long been taught to say; “God is a God of Flesh and Bone.”
Honestly, is that too much to ask? Recently I re-watched a video that features a BYU professor named Bob Millet. In the video he’s instructing a roomful of Mormon missionaries how to only answer the questions the investigators “should have asked” and not be honest them, nor willing to supply the correct answer to their […]
REVELATIONAL STANDARD Mormons believe that revelation, not the bible, is the final authority in all matters of doctrine. If that is true, how then do they protect themselves from deceptions of the enemy?