Tag Archives: Book of Mormon

7 LDS Contradictions: God is Spirit v. Man

04 February

John 4:24 “God is a Spirit: and they that worship him must worship him in spirit and in truth.” Numbers 23:19“God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it? or hath he spoken, and shall he not make it good?” Alma 31:15 “Holy, holy God; we believe that […]

Crystal Balls aka Peep Stones, and History of Joseph Smith

26 March

Leviticus 19:31; “Regard not them that have familiar spirits, neither seek after wizards, to be defiled by them: I am the Lord your God.” While looking for a reference on something that has nothing to do with our topic today, I came across Bruce R. McConkie’s definition for ‘crystal balls’. As it turned out, I had also just read […]

Comparison of Demonic and Ungodly Names in the Book of Mormon

16 March

In our look at the not-so-unique names in the Book of Mormon this week, we’re highlighting some of what we’ve found over the years in this series. Today we’re looking at parts 2 and 3. Our objective in listing these today is to give a quick overview, and have you ask the Mormon you know […]

A Book We Can Judge by Its Cover!

14 March

Romans 6:23; “For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord.” Today we’re looking at major contradictions in the BoM, and the Pearl of Great Price that Mr. Joseph Smith, Jr. penned. Here’s what he claimed came from God’s lips to his mind… Alma 41:10; “Do not suppose, because […]

Four Sources for Joseph Smith’s Plagiarisms

24 November

Exodus 20:16; “Thou shalt not steal.” The Lord’s directives are pretty straightforward. There’s no doubt Joe Smith didn’t get the memo, or he rationalized his ungodly behavior for the sake of himself and his god. Today we’re looking at a few of the books that were easily available to Smith when he lived in Palmyra, […]

100+ Experts Say Smith Plagiarized Biblical Texts for BoM

01 October

Titus 1:16; “They profess that they know God; but in works they deny him, being abominable, and disobedient, and unto every good work reprobate”. Chances are that most everyone has known somebody living in open rebellion towards God, their parents, or society at large. It might be someone whom you dearly love, or your coworker, or maybe it’s the person looking at […]

Mormon Missionary Discussions – Part 1

06 September

Discussion 1 – The Plan of our Heavenly Father The discussion lays the foundation for the discussions. Investigators are taught about God (Heavenly Father), and Jesus. They are then introduced to Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. The six principles investigators learn about in this lesson are: The plan of our Heavenly Father The […]