Tag Archives: joseph smith

Little Red Wagons Filled with Extra-biblical Scripture

12 November

Acts 17:11; “These were more noble than those in Thessalonica, in that they received the word with all readiness of mind, and searched the scriptures daily, whether those things were so.” Today’s post is a result of a couple of interesting quotes stemming from a PowerPoint  Presentation I found in a Google Web-cache. You can read it online, or […]

Forgiveness Contradictions in Mormon Canon

23 October

2 Thessalonians 2:9-11; “Even him, whose coming is after the working of Satan with all power and signs and lying wonders, 10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth, that they might be saved. 11 And for this cause God shall send them […]

Joseph Smith and Simon the Sorcerer Compared

07 July

“The Joy of Redeeming the Dead”; “…Every prophetsince Joseph Smith has emphasized the imperative need to provide all ordinances for ourselves and our deceased ancestors.” — Richard G. Scott [emp. mine]   Acts 8:9-24; “But there was a certain man, called Simon, which beforetime in the same city used sorcery, and bewitched the people of […]

The Complicated Relationship of Mormon Polygamy

29 May

The LDS Church has a few things in common with a rather obscure creature from the animal world; the chameleon. The chameleon can change colors to blend in, and they’re usually solitary creatures unless they’re seen with a group of other female chameleons. Historically speaking, the LDS Church has isolated itself from the Christian community, […]