Tag Archives: joseph smith

Joseph Smith’s ‘Communications with the Dead’

05 June

Journal of Discourses 2:44 “Who revealed to him [Joseph Smith] the plan of redemption, and of exaltation for the dead who had died without the Gospel? and the keys and preparations necessary for holy and perpetual converse with Jesus Christ, and with the spirits of just men made perfect, and with the general assembly and Church […]

Original 12 LDS Apostles

22 May

Just a simple reminder of how Joe Smith’s church began in 1830. This was originally posted July 2015. History of the Church 6:73, 78; “Letter to James Arlington Bennett, Nauvoo, Illinois, November 13, 1843…I combat the errors of ages; I meet the violence of mobs; I cope with illegal proceedings from executive authority; I cut the Gordian […]

Joseph Smith’s Secret Marriages

15 May

Proverbs 24:28 “Be not a witness against thy neighbour without cause; And deceive not with thy lips.” TodayinMormonHistory.com; “175 years ago today – May 11, 1843 — Joseph Smith marries Emily and Eliza Partridge, youthful daughters of deceased church bishop Edward Partridge. They have been living in Joseph’s house as housekeepers and nannies. This is a second ceremony done […]

Postmortem Rewrites of Joseph Smith’s Witchcraft Revelations

02 May

Leaving Mormonism brings many new discoveries, some more shocking than others. This particular subject matter was one of the most surprising for me based on its brazen audacity to openly lie to the Mormon people. Little did I know as a Mormon, the Church has spent an extraordinary amount of time retro-engineering their beloved founder’s […]

Tithing Quotes

24 April

2 Corinthians 9:7; “Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver.” Historical records of the LDS Church reveal a contradictory message still implemented today. From the days of Joe Smith who initially complained about the ‘whores of Babylon’ offering salvation for […]

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 […]