Tag Archives: idolatry

The Mormon ‘Mother in Heaven’ Conundrum

26 September

Gospel Through the Ages, p. 98 ~ “The stupendous truth of the existence of a Heavenly Mother, as well as a Heavenly Father, became established facts in Mormon Theology.” ~Milton R. Hunter, 1958 However, 33 yrs later Mr. Hinckley downplayed what is and isn’t, established fact in Mormon theology… General Conference, ‘Daughters of God,’ October 1991 ~ “…in […]

BH Roberts: If Jesus was God’s Equal, Why can’t Man be Too?

16 October

New Witnesses for God, 1:458-459; “…If Jesus Christ, “being in the form of God, thought it not robbery to be equal with God,” why should it be considered blasphemous to teach that man by faith and righteousness in following the counsels of God, shall at last become like him, and share his power and glory, being […]

Mormonism and Beehives

11 September

Yesterday we read how LDS apostle Ballard encouraged the young girls of Mormonism to do good deeds for others. That in itself isn’t a bad thing, but using an occult fertility symbol isn’t the mark of true Christianity. I wrote about this a few years back so we’re reposting it today as a reminder of […]

Plagiarism and Contradictions Plague Joseph Smith’s Canonical Prophecy

20 June

Doctrine and Covenants 76:24; “That by him, and through him, and of him, the worlds are and were created, and the inhabitants thereof are begotten sons and daughters unto God.” – Joseph Smith, February 16, 1832 Colossians 1:16 “For by him were all things created, that are in heaven, and that are in earth, visible […]

Is Mormon Exaltation Salvation, or Idolatry?

11 March

 General Conference, ‘The Book,’ October 2014; “The leaders did not set the requirements for exaltation. God did!” – Allan F. Packer Ok, before we look at Mr. Packer’s comment let’s see what Mormons mean by “exaltation”. The Gospel Principles manual defines exaltation this way: “Exaltation is eternal life, the kind of life God lives. He […]

Mormon Kids Worshipped and Danced for a Fertility God

17 February

Leviticus 22:32-33; “…I am the Lord which hallow you, 33 That brought you out of the land of Egypt, to be your God: I am the Lord.” Osiris – ‘a principle god of ancient Egypt, god of vegetation and water, king of the dead’.  Thousands of Youth Sing, Dance at Payson Temple Cultural Celebration Throwing caution to the wind, in June 2015, the Mormon Church […]