False Prophecies of Mormonism
D&C 42:6; “And ye shall go forth in the power of my Spirit, preaching my gospel, two by two, in my name, lifting up your voices as with the sound of a trump, declaring my word like unto angels of God.” – February 9, 1831
If you added a little melodramatic flair Mark 6:7 would sound much like what Joseph commanded his followers to do. Ah, but then we see how just six years later Smith would once again contradict himself by telling the elders they need to go out one by one.
HC 2:431; “…the Elders would go forth, and each must stand for himself, as it was not necessary for them to be sent out, two by two, as in former times, but to go in all meekness, in sobriety, and preach Jesus Christ and Him crucified…This I delivered by way of commandment; and all who observe it not, will pull down persecution upon their heads” – March 30, 1836
Prophecies concerning the birth, mortal ministry, and post-Resurrection ministry of Jesus Christ permeate the Bible. Moreover, the latter-day scriptures used by members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-the Book of Mormon, which bears the modern subtitle “Another Testament of Jesus Christ,” the Doctrine and Covenants, and the Pearl of Great Price-contain numerous prophetic utterances about the messiah that in general are clearer than those in the Bible. For Latter-day Saints, these four volumes of scripture constitute the principal sources for the prophecies about Jesus’ life and mission. This article reviews the prophecies concerning Jesus most often referred to by Latter-day Saints.
Las artes – Of course it is easier to be more clear in the “prophecies” than the Bible when you already have the Bible to plagiarize the prophecies from…