Tag Archives: false teachings

Mormon Dilemma 172

23 February

John the Revelator Among Ten Tribes of Israel Discourses of the Prophet Joseph Smith, pg 264; “In addition to the spiritual manifestations already mentioned as having occurred at this conference of June 3rd-6th, it should be said that, according to John Whitmer’s History of the Church, ch. v: “The Spirit of the Lord fell upon […]

Mormon Dilemma 168

19 February

Exalting Joseph Smith The Life of Joseph Smith, the Prophet, pg. 21; “It was a part of Joseph Smith’s mission “to combat the errors of ages; to meet the violence of mobs; to cope with illegal proceedings from executive authority; to cut the Gordian knot of powers; to solve mathematical problems of universities with truth—diamond […]

Mormon Dilemma 152

03 February

Abortion “Church leaders have said that some exceptional circumstances may justify an abortion, such as when pregnancy is the result of incest or rape, when the life or health of the mother is judged by competent medical authority to be in serious jeopardy, or when the fetus is known by competent medical authority to have […]

Mormon Dilemma 127

23 December

What are gospel ordinances?         An “ordinance” in the Church is any ceremony the Church deems necessary for salvation.  Encyclopedia of Mormonism, pg. 1033; “In harmony with biblical precedent and latter-day commandment, all saving and exalting ordinances, from baptism to temple marriage, are performed in the presence of witnesses, and a proper and faithful record is […]

False Teachings of the Mormon Church

05 November

Joseph Smith Venerated Selected Writing of Daniel H. Ludlow: Gospel Scholars Series, pg. 488; “Elder Neal A. Maxwell suggested that the word venerate might be appropriate for Joseph Smith: “The Prophet Joseph Smith, of course, was not a perfect man. There has been only one such—Jesus Christ. But Joseph Smith was a special witness for […]

Mormon Terminology

18 September

Salvation  In Mormonism there is a general or “unconditional salvation” of all people because God gives “grace alone without obedience to gospel law”.  After this general salvation comes the placement of souls.  Heaven is comprised of three distinct levels and you earn your way into the various levels by the amount or type of work […]