Christian Era

Mormon Doctrine pg 131; “See –>CHRIST, –>CHRISTIANITY. On the false assumption that Christianity had its beginning with our Lord’s mortal ministry, his birth was chosen to mark the beginning of the so-called Christian Era. Though there is considerable controversy and uncertainty among scholars of the world as to the actual year of Christ’s birth, the revelation given on the day the Church was organized in this dispensation apparently intends to convey the thought that he was born April 6, B.C. 1. (D. & C. 20:1.)”

 

 

Acts 11:26; “And when he had found him, he brought him unto Antioch. And it came to pass, that a whole year they assembled themselves with the church, and taught much people. And the disciples were called Christians first in Antioch.”

Mormon leaders have historically taught that Christianity is as old as Adam. That’s a difficult theory to live up to considering Jesus wasn’t born yet! Oh but the little problem of dating won’t deter the Mormon leaders.

Also take notice of how they’ve systematically changed the subject matter by pointing out the correct date of Jesus’ birth being April 6, BC 1. 

For those who are unaware of the significance of this date…April 6, 1830 is the official date of the founding of Mormonism. There you have it, now you know.

Too bad all those scholars haven’t figured it out yet…

By throwing out the Bible and convincing hundreds of people there’s a problem with the written word, Smith was able to introduce his heresies. Not long ago while talking to my mother on the phone I mentioned a series of sermons my pastor was preaching on from the book of Romans.

At the end of our conversation she asked me where the book of Romans was located and who wrote it.

Now I want to clarify something here. I’m not saying your salvation or walk with the Lord is dependent upon you knowing where to find the book of Romans or that you need to know the apostle Paul wrote it. That’s not what I’m talking about here.

If you’re a home teacher to other members in your congregation, why don’t you know where to find a book in the Bible?

My mother is old enough that she should know these things, but I’m also wondering why she didn’t learn about this at church? She was born and raised into Utah Mormonism. She’s lived there all but 4-5 years of her entire life. If they’re Christians why don’t they know?

My heart was sick when I hung up the phone with her and I couldn’t do anything but cry. How very, very sad.