Tag Archives: joseph smith

Joseph Smith’s Questionable Activities

27 January

Joseph Smith had quite the reputation for all kinds of questionable activities. Most know him for his many wives, but there’s also the entrepreneurial side of Joe that usually ended in disaster. We’ve created this page as a repository for many of his get-rich-quick schemes, and other ill-fated deeds. For more info on Smith’s activities, […]

Joseph Smith’s Polyandrous Marriages

18 January

While updating an article from 2012 on Smith’s polyandrous marriages, we came across even more info that needed to be included – not a surprise I’m sure! During our seemingly endless research one message kept presenting itself. The Church’s writings condemned polyandry. You can read sermons given by Brigham Young, Orson Pratt, George Albert Smith, and Joseph […]

LDS: False Doctrines Easily Detected

18 December

Doctrines of Salvation I:188 “If Joseph’s claims and declarations were built upon fraud and deceit, there would appear many errors and contradictions, which would be easy to detect. The doctrines of false teachers will not stand the test when tried by the accepted standards of measurement, the scriptures.”  — Joseph Fielding Smith 2 Timothy 3:16 “All scripture is given […]

Russell Nelson: Joe Smith’s Prophecies ‘Amazingly Consistent’

20 November

1 Corinthians 15:3-4 “For I delivered unto you first of all that which I also received, how that Christ died for our sins according to the scriptures; 4 And that he was buried, and that he rose again the third day according to the scriptures”. New Era. ‘Study the Savior’s Words,’ January 2018 “I have devoted much of my 93 years to learning about the Savior, […]

True or False: Mormons Fled Religious Persecution

27 August

President Trump celebrates Mormon settlers on Pioneer Day By Thomas Burr July 24, 2018 “Washington • President Donald Trump offered his “best wishes” to Utahns celebrating Pioneer Day on Tuesday [July 24], extolling the Mormons who escaped persecution to take on a challenging and dangerous trek to find a new home. “Our nation honors the ingenuity, […]